Ganjam: A group of armed miscreants looted cash and gold ornaments after bursting into the house of a former bank employee in Vijay Vihar area of Berhampur late on Monday night.
As per reports, the miscreants executed the loot at the residence of M Kanak Raju, a former bank manager and attacked him with sharp weapons for opposing the crime.
The criminals robbed gold ornaments weighing around 100 grams and cash worth Rs 15,000, police informed.
“The looters had covered their faces with clothes. When they were opposed, they held and thrashed the victim.
Police is suspecting the involvement of a professional gang in the crime.
“Based on the reports, we have filed a case and have initiated an investigation. A scientific team and a dog squad have been sent to the spot for investigation,” informed Berhampur SP, Pinak Mishra.