A video from UP’s Prayagraj has come to light where 3 robbers reached the Bank of Baroda banking service center and whipped out a pistol, thrashed people sitting at the, and robbed them. In the CCTV footage recorded, the robbers weren’t wearing any masks. The robbery unfolded on 25th September.
In the video, 3 robbers can be seen rushing into the premises of the bank’s service center and thrashing the two people sitting there with the butt of the pistol. After thrashing the people, the maskless robber first goes on to take each of their phones and then takes the wifi router. The video also shows the robber reaching into the drawers of the worker’s desk to look for cash.
The police have come forward on Twitter and addressed the matter is from Lal Gopalganj, which falls under the jurisdiction of Nawabganj Police station. The police also added that after the incident transpired, the victims informed the police that three thieves came to rob the service center, and thrashed the victims as well.
The police have added that they have taken cognizance of the matter and a case has been registered against the suspects. The police are also trying to find and identify the suspects using the CCTV footage recorded.
A similar incident of this nature was reported back in August from Prayagraj where three masked men broke into a businessman’s office and held him at gunpoint. The incident happened in the Colonelganj part of the city. The robbers held the businessman at gunpoint and robbed 6 lakh rupees. The robbers were able to carry out the whole robbery within 24 seconds and flee the scene.
In the video, it can be seen that along with the businessman, 2 other people were inside the office premise where the incident happened. The Prayagraj police in their statement said that
A case has been registered at Colonelganj police station and the police have formed teams for a speedy investigation of the case.