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Two Held For Stealing Bags Containing Rs 2 Lakh In Coins From Bank In Palghar

The theft took place in the Boisar branch of a nationalised bank by removing the iron grill of a window and dismantling the exhaust fan to get into the strong room, Superintendent of Police Balasaheb Patil said.

Two Held For Stealing Bags Containing Rs 2 Lakh In Coins From Bank In Palghar
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Two persons were arrested for allegedly breaking into a bank in Palghar in Maharashtra in the intervening night of December 29 and 30 and stealing Rs 2 lakh in coins, a police official said on Sunday.

The theft took place in the Boisar branch of a nationalised bank by removing the iron grill of a window and dismantling the exhaust fan to get into the strong room, Superintendent of Police Balasaheb Patil said.

"Four bags containing Rs 2 lakh in 20-rupee coins were stolen. Working on various leads, the two were arrested from Salwad-Shivajinagar area here on Friday. We have recovered Rs 1.80 lakh of the looted amount," he said.

-With PTI Input

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