Bhubaneswar: Miscreants looted Rs 10 lakhs from Kalinga Gramya Bank at Chhatia under the Badachana police station in Jajpur district on Wednesday night.

As per sources, the miscreants broke open the iron grill of the entrance and entered the bank after breaking the lock of the front door.

Bank Manager Adhikari Srichandan said, “I found the strong room door open and a sum of Rs 10 lakhs missing from the iron chest. I immediately informed the police.”

Prasant Kumar Majhi, Inspector in-charge of Badachana police station suspected the involvement of more than one person in the crime.

The search operations are on and all exit routes are under close watch to track down the miscreants, added Majhi.