Rs 11.45L looted from bank in Ramdas area

Rs 11.45L looted from bank in Ramdas area

Bank guard Gurdev Singh, who was injured in the incident, narrates his tale of woes.

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 19

Four unidentified armed miscreants robbed Rs11.45 lakh from a cooperative bank at Nanoke Sudhar village, near Ramdas, on Wednesday. The robbers, who came in an i-20 car, snatched the pistol of the bank guard and hit him on the forehead leaving him injured.

In his statement, Gurdev Singh said four persons came in a car around 3.30 pm. Two of them alighted and entered the bank. They asked where the deposit forms were. When the guard moved towards the help desk to get the form, the persons who were in the car also came inside.

One of the robbers took his pistol and hit him with its rear side on his forehead. The guard received a deep injury. They took his gun in their custody.

Then, the robbers asked the bank staff to line up and one of them reached the cash counter. He collected the cash from the box. Another robber took the DVR of the CCTV cameras installed at the bank. Within a few minutes, the robbers looted Rs11.45 lakh and left.

Major Singh, SHO police station Ramdas, said: “We are collecting the CCTV footage of nearby establishments. The accused would be nabbed soon.”

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