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UP: Robber breaks into PNB, decamps with lakhs

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A miscreant broke into Punjab National Bank’s Muzaffarnagar branch on Saturday evening looted articles value lakhs and decamped with virtual video recorder and computers that were installed inside the bank, mentioned sources.

The robber additionally broke open the ATM in the absence of any watchman. The PNB branch where the incident took place is positioned in Khatauli of Muzaffarnagar. Branch supervisor Vikrant Verma mentioned, "Seven to 8 computers and DVR were stolen, the cash counter was broken and the robber additionally vandalised the ATM. We are calculating the total loss.”

According to police sources, the offender attempted to thieve money from the ATM, and subsequently, the device was badly vandalised. In the morning when the bank worker got here to open the shutter where the ATM was placed, he noticed broken locks close by and informed the police. Later the police and bank supervisor rushed to the spot.

A case has been registered on the basis of a grievance filed by way of bank supervisor mentioned Khatauli’s station area officer Sarvesh Singh. “An investigation is on and we will be able to nab the offender very soon, mentioned Singh.

According to police sources, an individual with a automobile and stolen computers was arrested Sunday evening close to NH-58.

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