Dumka (Jharkhand), Apr 12 (PTI) Five miscreants looted Rs.9.5 lakh from a Gramin Bank in Moharo under Jama police station of Dumka district today, police said.

The miscreants, two of whom were were wearing helmets, entered the bank and held the staff at gunpoint before looting the cash, Superintendent of Police, Kishore Kaushal said.

After committing the crime, the miscreants escaped in motorcycles, he said.

Kaushal said the incident has been captured on the CCTV installed in the bank.

The police have launched a massive checking drive in the district borders and also alerted the adjacent district police stations including Deoghar (Jharkhand) and Bhagalpur (Bihar), he added.

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