A gang of looters sneaked into Mandoi’s house at around 2 am last night by breaking the gate lock while all his family members were asleep.
Khurda, Aug 29: Throwing a challenge to police unidentified miscreants looted gold jewelleries and cash worth lakhs from a teacher’s house in Kathakhuntia village under Baghamari Police Station in Khurda district on Saturday night.
The victim teacher has been identified as Kailash Mandoi.
As per the report, a group of looters sneaked into Mandoi’s house at around 2 am last night by breaking the gate lock while all his family members were asleep. They looters took away gold jewelleries worth around Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 50,000 in cash from the almirah.
As Mandoi’s wife and son woke up during the incident, the looters thrashed them mercilessly before leaving the spot.
Baghamari Police rushed to the spot and carried out preliminary investigation by reaching the spot this morning.
While police effort to trace the looter gang is underway, lack of patrolling is being blamed for the rise of such kind of loots.