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Biggest bank robbery so far in Manipur, masked men looted Rs 18 crore at gunpoint

Imphal: The biggest bank robbery in the history of Manipur has come to light. In this, masked men looted Rs 18 crore from the bank. This robbery has come to light in Ukhrul district in Manipur. Here, armed robbers with their faces covered in masks looted Rs 18.80 crore in cash from a branch of Punjab National Bank in Ukhrul district of Manipur. Initial information has revealed that 8 to 18 masked miscreants were involved in this robbery. In 10 minutes he carried out this entire bank robbery incident.

Robbery by taking bank employees hostage
According to officials, this branch of Punjab National Bank is the currency chest for Ukhrul district. This is where the Reserve Bank of India stocks cash for banks and ATMs. On the evening of November 29, robbers armed with sophisticated weapons reached the bank in Ukhrul town, about 80 km from the state capital Imphal, overpowered the security personnel and looted the money from the safe after threatening the staff. Manipur Police has tweeted on social media platform X that efforts are being made to nab the miscreants.

Robbery took place at quarter to six
The bank in Ukhrul district was targeted by masked miscreants. It is situated in the middle of the city. This incident of bank robbery happened at 5.40 pm. 8 to 10 masked men entered the bank. They were all carrying weapons. They locked the entering bank staff in the bathroom. After this, they ran away after looting an amount of Rs 18.80 crore at gunpoint. The police have alerted the entire area to solve this major incident. Police teams are busy tracking down the criminals on a large scale. CCTV footage is also being scrutinized for this. (Input: PTI)

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