Rs 10 lakh looted from bank at gunpoint in Odisha Capital

Bhubaneswar: In a broad daylight heist, a miscreant looted Rs 10 lakh at gun point from a bank branch in Odisha Capital today afternoon.

At around 4:40 PM, a youth wearing mask entered the Bank Of India’s Barimunda branch on the outskirts of Bhubaneswar when the bank employees were closing the transactions for the day.

Brandishing a gun, the youth asked 10 employees of bank to remain silent without raising an alarm. He then went to the Cashier’s chamber and took away a cash box containing Rs 10 lakh and fled the spot on a motorcycle

After the bank officials lodged a complaint at local police station, a special team of police reached the bank’s branch and started investigation.

On September 8, a miscreant looted Rs 2.8 lakh at gunpoint from a branch of Indian Overseas Bank in Nandanvihar when two female employees were present in the bank. The Commissionerate Police is yet to nab the looter.

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