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Robbers strike at Surat bank, flee with Rs 25 lakh

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 00:33

Surat: Three unidentified men on Monday looted
Rs 25 lakh at the gun-point from the branch of a nationalised
bank in Puna area of the city on Monday.

The three robbers arrived at Puna branch of Dena
Bank, near Charoli check post on the Puna-Kumbharia road, in
an auto-rickshaw, police said.
They were armed with revolvers. After entering, they
gathered eight-to-nine staff-members and locked them up
in the toilet.
After that, they took the cash of Rs 24 lakh from the
cashier`s cabin, and snatched Rs one lakh from a customer,
before escaping in the auto-rickshaw, police said.

Nobody was hurt. Police probe is on.


First Published: Tuesday, May 31, 2011 - 00:33
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