Muzaffarnagar (UP), Oct 2 (PTI) Over Rs 3 lakh in cash was robbed at gunpoint from a cashier of the Uttar Pradesh power department, police said Tuesday.Also Read - IRCTC Latest News: Northern Railway All Set to Start Unreserved Express Trains From Oct 1 | Complete List Here

The cashier, Shekhar Chand, was robbed of Rs 3,10,000 Tuesday evening near Badkali village under Kotwali police station when he was coming to office after collection of dues, the police said. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh Rains: 7 Killed, Underpasses Closed, Power Lines Snapped in Some Parts | Top Developments

Two unidentified robbers came on a motorcycle and snatched the bag containing the cash at gunpoint. Also Read - Shocking Medical Negligence: 3 UP Women Given Anti-Rabies Injections Instead of Covid Vaccine, Probe Ordered

Efforts were on to identify and nab the snatchers, the police said.

In a separate incident, the cashier at a branch of Uco Bank in neighbouring Shamli district was shot at in a failed robbery bid.

The cashier, Chander Vir Singh, has been hospitalised.

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