New Delhi: Five armed men on Wednesday looted more than Rs 7 lakh cash at gunpoint from a branch of Punjab National Bank (PNB) in Haryana. Also Read - Haryana Groom Ditches Mercedes, Arrives For His Wedding on a Tractor to Support Farmers' Protests | See Pics
The incident took place in broad daylight at Machhurauli village in Haryana. According to the police, the crime was committed at around 11 AM. There were more than 20 customers inside the bank. Also Read - Amid 'Love Jihad' Law Roar, Muslim Man Converts Before Marrying a Hindu; Couple Under Haryana Police Protection
The miscreants arrived on their bikes wearing black masks. A few of them entered holding guns in their hands and also snatched away the gun from the security guard. They also fired a few shots in the air, as seen in the CCTV footage. Also Read - From Money Transaction Rules to ATM Withdrawal, Changes That Will Come Into Effect From December 1 | Full List
“We have CCTV footage. We’re doing a detailed investigation. Around Rs 7 Lakhs looted. Two DSP-rank offices are looking into the matter, I am monitoring it personally. The case will be solved soon, criminals will be arrested and the looted cash will be recovered,” said SP Himanshu Garg.