Rs 16.21 lakh looted from two banks in Bihar

Gunmen looted Rs 16.21 lakh from two banks during the past 24 hours in Bihar.

Last Updated: Jan 16, 2011, 21:16 PM IST

Patna: Gunmen looted Rs 16.21 lakh from two banks during the past 24 hours in Bihar, police said on Sunday.

Dacoits looted Rs 6.58 lakh after breaking open the doors of a rural bank under Reega police station area of Bihar`s Sitamarhi district early on Sunday.
Deputy Superintendent of Police (Sadar), Alok Kumar said the dacoits looted the money from a rural branch of the Bihar Vaishali Bank.
In another incident, armed desperaodes raided the Bank Of India branch at Kanti village in Muzaffarpur district and decamped with Rs 9.63 lakh.

PTI