Armed robbers loot cash from rural branch of nationalised bank

In a broad daylight heist, armed robbers Thursday looted Rs four lakh from a rural branch of a nationalised bank in Uttarakhand`s Udham Singh Nagar district.

Rudrapur: In a broad daylight heist, armed robbers Thursday looted Rs four lakh from a rural branch of a nationalised bank in Uttarakhand`s Udham Singh Nagar district.

Nearly half a dozen persons armed with pistols forced their entry into the branch of Allahabad Bank in Pega village of the district this afternoon and looted Rs 4 lakh in cash at gun point, ASP Yashvant Singh said.

A search is on to nab the robbers who seem to have fled towards Kashipur, he said.

The bank had no security arrangements despite being located in a remote rural, the police official said.

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