Three bank robbers took three screaming women hostage as they made their getaway and waged a ferocious, high-speed gun battle with police that left three people dead and cars and homes riddled with bullets, authorities said.
A police officer was shot by robbers during a failed attempt to loot a bank in the Medak district of Andhra Pradesh early Friday, police said.
In his statement to the trial court here, Mayur has said he was "forced to resort" to rob a bank to fund a book he was going to publish.
German police has said, robbers dug a 100-foot tunnel into the safe deposit room of a Berlin bank and escaped with their haul, setting a fire as they left to cover their tracks.
Three armed motorcycle-borne youths looted Rs 3.20 lakh from the Kaimri branch of Punjab National Bank (PNB) near Hisar and injured the bank manager before eloping with the money, police said.
Three gunmen on Thursday looted Rs 4.5 lakh from Rural Bank branch here this afternoon.
The 14-year-old girl, masked and armed with a knife, Aug 28 tried to rob a bank in Izhevsk, the capital of Udmurtia republic in the Urals, but was detained by bank guards.
Five persons were Thursday shot dead
in an encounter for their alleged involvement in a bank robbery case in Chennai.
City police On Wednesday released the CCTV
footage of a person suspected to have been involved in two bank heists in the last couple of months.
Four unidentified men on Monday looted public sector Indian Overseas Bank at Keelkatalai in the city suburbs and decamped with over Rs five lakh.
Two persons have been arrested in
connection with a bank robbery that took place in suburban
Kandivali few days ago, police said Thursday.
An NRI has been sentenced by a US court to 21 yrs and 3 months in prison for a 2008 armed bank robbery.
Five armed robbers barged into a
bank in east Delhi in broad daylight today and decamped with
Rs seven lakh in cash after holding the staff hostage on
gunpoint, police said.
Day in Pics: 29th August
August 29, 2014
Famous Ganesh Pandals in Mumbai