5 armed robbers looted Rs 1.19 crore from a branch of HDFC Jaduha in Bihar's Hajipur in broad daylight today. The incident reportedly took place soon after the bank opened for the day. The borders, meanwhile, have been sealed & a manhunt is on.

   

Bihar: Rs 1.19 Crore Looted From HDFC Bank in Hajipur

WHAT?

5 armed robbers looted Rs 1.19 crore from a branch of HDFC Jaduha in Bihar's Hajipur in broad daylight today. The incident reportedly took place soon after the bank opened for the day. The borders, meanwhile, have been sealed & a manhunt is on.

HOW?

Five bike-borne men entered the bank, threatened employees to get money from the cash room and stuffed Rs 1.19 crore in sacks, and fled. Police said the miscreants were caught on camera, carrying bags of money on their shoulders as they left the bank.

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The incident reportedly took place near the residence of Union Minister of State for Home Nityanand Rai.

A senior police official added that CCTV footage is being scrutinised to ascertain the identity of the five.

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Last week, two armed men robbed a bank of Rs 65,000 in Muzaffarnagar.