Kolhapur: 17 kms away from karad talauka of satara district at shenoli village, A gang of 5 armed men committed bank robbery in a branch of nationalized bank.
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The gang looted cash worth Rs 22 lac & 100 gms of gold jwellery after locking the staff & customers in the safe room . A search operation has been initiated by the police for the gang.
The incident took place at 3:45pm when 4 to 5 robbers came in 2 cars stopped outside the bank after which they entered inside with pistols& started firing threatening the customers & the officials. Later on all the officials & the customers were locked in the safe room after which they entered in the strong room & the cash cabin & took away cash worth Rs 22 lac & 100 gms gold jwellery, all this was packed in a a sack after which they vanished from the spot.
Further a police officer from the karad said that “ the robbers took away mobile phones of the customers along with them”.