Sambalpur: A high school teacher was attacked and robbed of cash and valuables by unidentified miscreants on Kaniha Badahara forest road in Sambalpur district on Tuesday.
The victim, Bijay Kumar Pradhan, is posted at Kumanda High School. He hails from NTPC area.
According to sources, Pradhan was on his way to home on his motorcycle when three miscreants intercepted him. The trio robbed him of Rs 15,000 and two mobile phones at gunpoint.
The desperadoes also thrashed the teacher and snatched away the keys of his bike before fleeing. Pradhan sustained injuries on his hands and legs and was admitted to a nearby hospital.
Later, Pradhan lodged a complaint in this regard following which the police launched an investigation.