Armed Robbers attack Sarapanch’s family

KalingaTV News Network

Robbery Subarnapur: At least two members of the family of Bahalpadar Sarpanch Surya Kanta Danta were brutally attacked by a group of armed robbers during a dacoity attempt late last night.

The critically injured have been identified as Hemanta Danta and Kailash Danta. They were rushed to the Birmaharajpur sub-divisional hospital and later shifted to the VIMSAR hospital, Burla as their condition deteriorated due to bullet injuries.

The armed robbers entered the Sarpanch’s house with a view to steal valuables. However, their attempts failed as the family members and neighbours countered them.

During the tussle between the family members and robbers, the latter opened fire leaving four members of the family critically injured. The miscreants, however, managed to flee the spot taking away two mobile phones with them.

“At around 1.30 am, around 10 armed robbers entered the Sarpanch’s house in an attempt to steal valuables. When Sarpanch’s father raised an alarm, neighbours woke up and came to help them”, Subarnapur SP Prafulla Patra said. “During the scuffle, the robbers opened fired on the family members and took away two mobile phones.”

“A case has been registered in connection to this case and a manhunt has been launched to nab the miscreants”, Patra added.

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