Jatni: Unidentified miscreants looted Rs 7 lakh from a staff of a private finance company at Jatni Municipality Chakk in Khurda district today.
The victim has been identified as Manoranjan Pattnaik.
According to sources, the incident took place while Pattnaik was returning after collecting money from a nearby area. Meanwhile, some bike-borne miscreants intercepted the victim and looted the cash after threatening the staff at gunpoint.
On being informed, police reached the spot and launched a probe into the incident.