Robbery Bid Foiled; Two Held In Jajpur

Jajpur: Police on Friday arrested two persons for allegedly trying to loot from the employee of a petrol pump situated under Bari police station limits in Jajpur district.

Reportedly, the incident took place on Friday night when two miscreants, whose identities were not revealed immediately, reached the petrol pump for filling fuel. After filling, the duo attempted to loot cash from the petrol pump staff. However, the staff resisted and alerted the station master about the same.

Unable to take money from the staff, the miscreants assaulted him and hurled a bomb at the fuel station before fleeing the spot.

On being informed, police reached the spot and managed to nab the accused persons.

The cops also seized a motorcycle used by them.