Rs 4.80 lakh looted at toy gunpoint from Dhenkanal bank


Dhenkanal/ Bhubaneswar: Four miscreants looted cash to the tune of Rs 4.80 lakh at toy gunpoint from a private bank at Siminai in Dhenkanal district on Thursday.

According to bank officials, four robbers wearing masks barged into the HDFC bank branch at Siminai at around 1:30 pm. They asked the bank employees and customers to keep their hands up and threatened to shoot if anybody would move. Later, they went to the cash counter, put a gun on the head of the cashier and asked him to give them all the money.

Besides looting the cash, the criminals snatched away mobile phones from the customers, damaged four CCTV cameras and fled.

Police rushed to the spot and seized two toy guns from the spot.

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