Armed robbers loot Rs 18 lakh outside HDFC bank in Punjab


Ludhiana: Two robbers opened fire at the employees of a collection company and took away Rs.18 lakh from them when they were going to deposit the cash in the bank. The incident took place outside the HDFC bank on Ludhiana Ferozepur road on Tuesday afternoon.

The employees went to the bank to deposit the money when they were targeted by the armed robbers.

According to reports, “Some people from private security company came to deposit money in the HDFC bank when two people snatched their bag which had almost Rs. 18 lakh. The robbers fired some shots at them too. An investigation is underway”.

The incident, which has been captured on CCTV cameras installed outside the bank, shows one of the robbers dashing towards the collection officer, who was walking towards the bank, and pinning him down the floor. In the melee, the bag falls to the ground.

As of now, police have taken the CCTV footage in its possession and an investigation has been launched.

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