According to sources, as per the routine follow of the election monitoring, a Static Surveillance Team (SST) have been on responsibility at Mahipal square. At about 11.30 am, a white color automobile arrived on the spot. The particular person of SST tried to intercept the car, however seeing the workforce, the automobile as a substitute sped away to a ways and miscreants contained in the automobile dropped a bag containing cash.
Sources stated the members of SST suspected some main foul play and a workforce instantly began chasing the automobile. “Although, the SST officials chased the car to some distance, they were forced to stop at the Kukuda railway level crossing gate as it got closed. The car had crossed by then,” stated B R Rath, tehsildar Rourkela. “When the gate opened the sight of the car was lost and the team had to return,” Rath added.
“After counting the cash, about Rs 27.49 lakh was deposited in the treasury,” Rath additional stated. The automobile went in direction of Jairekela space of Jharkhand.