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Delhi: Six armed rob bank; kill cashier, loot Rs 3 lakh

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At least six armed robbers, with their faces masked, barged into a corporation bank in south-west Delhi’s Chhawla town on Friday afternoon and killed the cashier before escaping with Rs. 3 lakh.

The whole incident has been captured in a CCTV camera. The recorded 90-second video footage shows six robbers snatching the rifle from the security guard and beating him up. They then shot at the bank cashier and escaped with the looted money.

In a statement, police said that the robbers held 16 people, including 10 customers and 6 staff members, hostage at gunpoint. “They first tried to snatch money from the bank cashier Santosh but when he resisted, they shot him with two bullets. The cashier was later rushed to a nearby private hospital where he was declared dead,” it added.

The police also claimed of identifying the robbers with the help of CCTV footage. It further claimed that one person has already been arrested and several teams are searching for the rest of the robbers.

Notably, the bank robbery is reportedly the first in a decade in the national capital.

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