ROUREKELA,30/12/18: In broad day light two miscreants’ looted Rs.3 lakhs from the manager of a Medicine shop owner at Ispat Market, Rourkela at around 3 pm near SBI Township Branch, Sector-19, Rourkela. As per the information there are two medicines store of a single owner in Ispat Market, namely Dhanantwari Medicines and Dhabaleswar Medical Store where he is having Tapas Kumar as Manger. This afternoon to make payments to Medicine Distributors, Tapas Kumar was carrying Rs.3 lakhs to deposit the same in SBI branch, nearby, while he was walking pass the Nehru Park just before SBI, two men in a Pulser bike rushed towards him and snatched away the bag full of cash worth Rs. 3 lakhs and flew from the spot. Immediately Sector-19 police was informed about the incident and police had tried to trace the biker and had initiated search operation throughout the city but till the time of reporting this news police are clueless and no such visible result was achieved. Police has also taken reference of CCTV camera installed in the shop and interacting with staffs of both the medicines stores. Ispat Market is the main market for entire sector and nearby area and there are thousands of shops of different kinds. After this incident the businessmen of the market are also apprehensive of their security. Rourkela in recent days has become more violent and it seems to have lost the image of a peaceful city. Two days back one RSP employee was shot dead by two miscreants at his residence at Sector-1 in the evening which was created huge hue and cry. Now this news has questioned police role and action in the city. Before New Year, 2019 Rourkela is facing end number of challenges relating to law and order situation. Let’s see how police department is handling this; moreover, cracking these two cases is more challenging for the Superintendent of Police and his team.