Gaya – Acting swiftly within hours of the incident, police recovered Rs 25 lakhs of a bank looted from cash van and arrested five criminals in this connection in Gaya district today.
criminals and recover looted cash from them. "During the raid conducted at a hide-out under Fatehpur police station area, five criminals were arrested and looted cash of Rs 25 lakhs was recovered from them", Mr Kumar said adding that two fire-arms besides a vehicle were also recovered during the operation. Earlier during the day, armed criminals had looted Rs 25 lakhs while the cash was being transported in a private vehicle for Itwa branch of Punjab National Bank under Bodh Gaya police station area. When a staff of the bank had resisted the loot bid of criminals, they opened fire causing injuries to him. The injured employee of the bank was admitted to Magadh Medical College, Gaya. As it is, criminals had shot dead three people including security guard of the bank and looted Rs 60 lakhs from cash van under Belchhi police station area in Patna district yesterday.
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