Posing himself as a helper of the bank, an unidentified man tricked a customer to deprive him of Rs 1.41 lakh at Axis Bank, Phase 7, in SAS Nagar on Saturday. The victim Gujant Singh, owner of a saloon in Sector 71 and a native of Samana in Patiala, visited the bank to deposit the cash.
A police team, including a DSP and an inspector, reached the spot. Superintendent of police (city), Ashish Kapoor, said the CCTV footage clearly showed the face of the man and efforts were on to identify and nab him.
In the CCTV footage, the man could be seen going from counter to counter, as if he was an employee of the bank.
Mataur SHO, Mahesh Saini, said a case had been registered and efforts were on to nab him.