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Punjab: Patiala Police crack UCO Bank robbery; arrest 4 with looted amount

Written by  Jasleen Kaur -- November 29th 2022 04:53 PM
Punjab: Patiala Police crack UCO Bank robbery; arrest 4 with looted amount

Punjab: Patiala Police crack UCO Bank robbery; arrest 4 with looted amount

Patiala, November 29: In a major breakthrough, the Patiala Police on Tuesday arrested four persons in UCO Bank robbery case at Ghanaur.

On Monday, at least three persons barged into Ghanaur branch of UCO Bank and looted Rs 17.85 lakh at gunpoint. The miscreants held bank officials and customers hostage.


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Patiala SSP Varun Sharma said the amount had been recovered. He said three teams were formed to investigate the case. The team, led by Patiala CIA in-charge Shaminder Singh, nabbd four persons from near Chamkaur Sahib. They have been identified as Amandeep Singh, sarpanch of Hafzahbad village; Dilpreet Singh, Narinder Singh and Paramdyaal Singh. All of them hail from Ropar. 


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After committing the robbery, they had fled on a bike. The bike was later impounded as the miscreants left it abandoned a few km away. They escaped in a car, which was brought by their fourth accomplice. 

- PTC NEWS

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