A bunch of thieves broke into a Union Bank of India branch in Delhi’s Shahdara area on Sunday and steal nearly Rs 55 lakh. The incident took place in the day time.
The bank officials informed the police after they came to work on Monday morning. The accused are yet to be identified. The burglars entered the bank by breaking through the walls of an adjacent under-construction building. They stole the money which was kept in one of the chambers of the vault. All lockers, cash and jewellery kept in other portions are safe. A case has been registered at Farsh Bazar police station.
According to police the burglars came prepared with all necessary equipment, including a drill. It must have taken them around seven to eight to break the wall and lockers and take out the cash.
Meanwhile, many worried customers lined up outside the bank after the news of the heist spread, as they were worried about their money and business account.