This is the first bank robbery in the national capital in a decade.
Six armed robbers, with their faces masked, barged into a bank in Delhi on Friday afternoon and killed the cashier before escaping with Rs 3 lakh. The shocking incident has been captured on CCTV where the robbers can be seen snatching the rifle from the security guard and beating him up. In a minute’s time, they shot the bank cashier and escaped with the looted money.
The bank robbery took place in a corporation bank in south west Delhi’s Chhawla town and is reportedly the first in a decade in the national capital.
Watch the chilling Delhi bank robbery video here:
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Police say that robbers held 16 people, including 10 customers and 6 staff members hostage. They first tried to snatch money from the bank cashier Santosh but when he resisted, they shot him with two bullets. The cashier was rushed to a private hospital nearby where he was declared brought dead.
Using the CCTV footage, the police say they have been successful in identifying the robbers. Teams have been sent to search for the robbers but no arrest has been made so far.