Dacoits loots Rs 6 lakhs from a bank in Orissa

Five armed dacoits looted around Rs six lakh from the Barsuna branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) in Sundargarh district, about 100 km from here, police said Thursday.

Last Updated: Feb 10, 2011, 13:39 PM IST

Rourkela: Five armed dacoits looted
around Rs six lakh from the Barsuna branch of the State Bank of India (SBI) in Sundargarh district, about 100 km from here,
police said Thursday.
The dacoits walked into the bank last evening and
terrorised the staff and customers at gun point before
decamping with the cash, the sources said.

The loot amount includes of Rs one lakh from a customer.
The dacoits locked all staff and customers in a room and
snatched mobile sets from them before disappearing into
the forest nearby.
Police had launched a search operation to nab the
miscreants, the sources said.

PTI