Miscreants Loot Over Rs 2 lakh From Post Office

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants looted over Rs2 lakh from a post office in Banmalipur under Balipatna police station limits in Khurda district late last night.

Reportedly, the miscreants cut open the window of the post office and decamped with the cash. On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe in this regard.

The exact amount of the money looted is yet to be known, sources said.

As per available information, there has been a long-standing demand to convert the Banmalipur outpost to a police station, following which more police personnel will be deployed in the crime-prone area.