Rs 90 lakh looted from a Jharkhand bank

Armed criminals looted Rs 90 lakh from a bank in Jharkhand`s Deoghar district on Monday, police said.

IANS| Last Updated: Sep 04, 2017, 19:17 PM IST

Ranchi: Armed criminals looted Rs 90 lakh from a bank in Jharkhand`s Deoghar district on Monday, police said.

According to police, a gang of eight unidentified criminals barged into United Bank of India (UBI) branch at the Azad roundabout in Deoghar, and took cash from the bank`s cash chest at gunpoint.

The criminals also looted cash from customers and also took away the CCTV footage when they fled.

The bank had opened on Monday after two-day holiday.

Police have launched operation to arrest the criminals.

In another incident, criminals looted Rs 3 lakh from a petrol pump from Chattarapur of Palamu district.