Rs2.5 million robbed from bank employees

July 9th, 2008 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS  

Jamnagar, July 9 (IANS) Four employees of a Grameen Bank in Gujarat were Wednesday robbed of Rs.2.5 million they had drawn from another bank by men armed with sharp-edged weapons and chilli powder, the police said. The staff of Grameen Bank of Vadatra village on the Khambaliya-Jamnagar highway, 56 km from here, were returning after drawing the money from the State Bank of Saurashtra at Khambaliya when they were waylaid.

The robbers broke the windscreen of their car with sharp-edged weapons, threw chilli powder into their eyes and snatched the money bag, the police said.

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