Bank robbery: Rs 27 lakh looted from Andhra Bank in Angul


Angul: In a broad daylight robbery, six unidentified miscreants looted around 27 lakh cash and gold ornaments from Andhra Bank, Bazaar Chhak branch of Angul district.

Reportedly, at least 6 armed miscreants barged into the Andhra Bank at around 10.45 am and terrorized the staff and customers by brandishing guns and sharp weapons present in the bank.

They held the branch manager captive and looted Rs 27 lakh cash and gold ornaments on gun point.

Later the robbers decamped with looted amount by locking the main gate of the bank. As per reports, about 30 persons including bank staffs were inside the bank while the robbers decamped with the cash.

On getting informed, police team along with SP Mitrabhanu Mohapatra rushed to spot and launched an investigation into the incident.

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