In yet another incident of loot, a jewellery shop owner and his salesman sustained bullet injuries after some miscreants opened fire and looted them in the capital city Bhubaneswar late last night.
As per reports, the incident took place near the Samantarapur area when Prashant Sahoo, owner of Durga Devi Jewellers, and his salesman Rajendra Sahoo were returning home after closing their shop.
Thereafter, three bike-borne miscreants intercepted them and tried to snatch their bags containing keys after holding them at gunpoint. When they resisted, the miscreants opened fire at them, snatched their bag, and fled the spot.
As a result, the duo sustained bullet injuries on their legs. Some locals rescued them and rushed them to Capital Hospital for medical aid.
On being alerted, Shree Lingaraj Police arrived at the spot, took stock of the situation and initiated a probe into the matter.