HDFC bank robbery: According to eyewitnesses, the robbers barged into the bank as soon as the establishment opened. They first locked the bank from the inside and then took bank employees and customers hostage at gunpoint. Meanwhile, they filled their sacks with money.
Patna: Indian bank HDFC’s Hajipur branch was robbed of Rs 1,19,00,000 after thieves pulled a Money Heist-style robbery within four minutes, and took the cash in sacks. According to reports, the robbers entered the bank and held the employees hostage as they looted and filled their bags with money and later fled. The incident took place in HDFC Bank located in Jadhua locality in Hajipur Nagar police station area.
According to eyewitnesses, the robbers barged into the bank as soon as the establishment opened today morning. They first locked the bank from the inside and then took bank employees and customers hostage at gunpoint. Meanwhile, they filled their sacks with money.
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The incident was caught on CCTV. Police have been put on alert and the border of the district has been sealed. The crime was committed close to the residence of Union Minister Nityanand Rai.
Senior police officials are probing the matter and the CCTV footage is being scrutinised.
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Earlier, the Nawada police in Bihar had claimed to have cracked a bank robbery case by arresting eight persons. The accused persons had looted Rs 14 lakh from the Dakshin Bihar Gramin Bank at Basti Bigha near the Nardiganj police station on March 8. As per the robbery plan, six accused carrying firearms entered the bank while two others were present outside the bank.