5.5 kg gold, Rs 4.5 lakh stolen from cooperative bank in Alappuzha
Alappuzha: A huge robbery has been reported at a Cooperative Bank in Karuvatta in Haripad here. The thieves looted 5.5 kilograms of gold and Rs 4.5 lakh in cash from the locker inside the bank.
The employees came to know about the incident when they reached the bank on Thursday after four holidays in connection Onam.
The lockers were broken using a gas cutter. The hard disk of CCTV cameras in the bank also was stolen.
On information, top police officers including the district police chief arrived at the spot. The officials are checking CCTV cameras on the premises of the bank to get clues about the robbers.