POST NWS NETWORK
Nabarangpur, Jan 22: Four bike-borne masked miscreants looted a local businessman of gold and sil-ver ornaments worth Rs 11,00,000 at a place between Bharasundi and Chhatabeda villages under Raighar police limits in Nabarangpur dis-trict Thursday night.
The victim, Asharam Gond, a resident of Mahubhata village under Parua panchayat, deals in gold and silver ornaments. He sells these ornaments at weekly mar-kets in Raighar town and nearby villages including Beheda and Gona villages.
Asharam Gond, a resident of Mahubhata village under Parua panchayat, deals in gold and silver ornaments According to the report he lodged at the Raighar police station, he had gone to Gona weekly market Thursday.
In the evening, he was re-turning to his house on his motor cycle. As usual, he was also car-rying the ornament boxes with him. At a deserted place between Bharasundi and Chhatabeda vil-lages, he was waylaid by four bike-borne miscreants.
All of them were brandishing knives. After a scuffle between them and Asharam, they snatched the jewellery box away from him and sped away from the spot. An injured Asharam, some-how managed to reach Raighar po-lice to lodge a report. Raighar police have launched an investigation and a manhunt to nab the miscreants.