The Hush Post: 11:00 pm| 1- minute –read
Two unidentified persons looted Rs 4.80 lakh from an employee of a private firm here on Wednesday. The incident took place in the afternoon on Gill Road, Ludhiana. Sunil Malhotra, the victim had withdrawn the money from the branch of Punjab National Bank.
As soon as he came out of the bank, two motorcycle-borne persons came from behind and escaped, after they snatched the bag containing the money.
The incident was immediately reported to the police. No headway has been made as yet. It is not clear whether the criminals were carrying arms and ammunition with them.
This is the second incident of loot in Ludhiana since yesterday when two armed robbers had looted Rs 10 lakh cash on Ferozepur Road near the MBD Mall. The criminals escaped after shooting two employees of a private cash collection agency in their thigh.