Rs 13 lakh looted at gunpoint from bank in Punjab’s Hoshiarpur

Five men entered the Punjab National Bank’s Bassi Daulat Khan branch and pointed guns at manager Tarinder Kaur, cashier Ritu Kumari and others present there. The accused robbed a trunk containing about Rs 13 lakh cash and a digital video recorder of the bank.

chandigarh Updated: Nov 30, 2018 19:53 IST
Press Trust of India
Press Trust of India
Hoshiarpur (Punjab)
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The accused came in a white car at around 1 pm.(AP/Picture for representation)

Five armed men allegedly looted Rs 13 lakh at gunpoint from a bank in Hoshiarpur on Friday, police said.

The accused who came in a white car at around 1 pm, have not been identified yet, they said.

The five men entered the Punjab National Bank’s Bassi Daulat Khan branch and pointed guns at manager Tarinder Kaur, cashier Ritu Kumari and others present there.

The accused robbed a trunk containing about Rs 13 lakh cash and a digital video recorder of the bank, they said.

There were 16 people present at the bank when the incident took place. A case has been registered and police are probing the matter, they said.

First Published: Nov 30, 2018 19:53 IST