Over Rs 1 lakh looted from bank premises in Raiganj

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ANUP JAYSWAL
Raiganj
11 Jun 2018

Criminals looted Rs 1.61 lakh from a customer at Mohanbati branch of a nationalized bank on Monday. Police have started a probe into the incident by examining the CCTV footage.
It has been learnt from sources in the district police that Ali Mamun Rashid and Minatul Hossain from Surun village under Itahar police station reached the bank for withdrawing money. Soon after withdrawal Rs 1.61 lakh, while the the two were doing some other official work keeping the bag of cash unattended, three criminals took it and scampered away in moments.
Police arrived at the bank soon after being informed.
Rajesh Singh, manager of the concerned branch of Allahabad Bank said, “The incident happened when those two customers of the bank were doing some official work at his chamber.”
Sumanta Biswas, inspector-in-charge of Raiganj police station said, “We are verifying the CCTV footage. Searches are on for the culprits. A probe has been launched also.”
Police sources informed that two associates of the bank are under scrutiny of police.