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Pattan Bank Heist: 3 accused arrested within 48 hours

SRINAGAR: The Jammu and Kashmir Police have arrested three persons who allegedly decamped with cash from a Jammu and Kashmir Bank Branch in the Pattan area of north Kashmir on Friday.

Official sources told that police arrested the trio along with two pistols last night. A police officer while confirming the arrests told that the news agency that the trio was also involved in at least three previous bank loot cases.

On April 22, three persons donning PPE kits barged their entry into the J&K bank branch at Sherabad Khore area in Pattan and ran away with over Rs 2.86 lakhs along with 12-Bore Rifle snatched from the bank guard. These persons left the vehicle (Alto K10) in which they came at the spot and fled with another person’s vehicle (Maruti 800). A day after, on Friday the 12-bore rifle, as well as Maruti cab, was found at Wusan village in Kunzar area of the Baramulla district.(GNS)


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