Itanagar: Three gunmen on Thursday looted Rs 4.5 lakh from Rural Bank branch here this afternoon.
Capital SP Surinder Kumar said that the gunmen entered the bank at around 12.15 pm with the motive of looting cash, while two of them remained at the gate the other entered the branch with a gun and opened fire in the air.
The miscreant fled with the booty after committing the crime. A case has been registered at Itanagar police station.
The police have launched search operation the capital complex, the police said.