Rs five lakh looted from bank in Bihar

Lakhisarai: Armed criminals looted Rupees five lakh from the branch of Punjab National Bank in Gopalpur village in Bihar's Lakhisarai district on Tuesday, police said.

Sub-divisional police officer Subodh Biswas said nearly half a dozen armed criminals barged into the bank and looted Rs five lakh from the chest at gun point.

They decamped after overpowering the bank staff.

Raids are being conducted to nab the criminals and recover the money, Biswas added.