Robbers loot Rs 15 lakh from UCO Bank branch in Jaipur


Jaipur, Jul 20: Armed robbers looted Rs 15 lakh at gunpoint from a bank in UCO Bank's Rajapark branch in Rajasthan's capital Jaipur on Thursday.

After entering the bank, the two men opened fire to create panic, said reports.

The two robbers demanded the keys of the strong room from the cashier and also opened fire but no one was injured, branch manager Rajni Bhargava said. The robbers asked all the employees to gather and then forced them into an office in the bank.

ACP, Adarsh Nagar, Madan Singh said the robbers decamped with nearly 15 lakh and fled on the motorcycle of a cleaning staff.

A forensic team has reached the spot and efforts are being made to identify the accused on the basis of CCTV footage, he said. One of the robbers was using a handkerchief to cover his face.

PTI

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