Tinsukia: Sensation triggered in Tinsukia town following a broad day robbery in Chirapatty area on Wednesday morning.
As per sources, bike-borne robbers looted an amount Rs 2 lakh rupees by snatching away the cash bag and fled from the spot.
The victim identified as Sanjeev Konwar, a resident of Dhekiajan area under Dibrugarh District involved in tea business lodged a complaint in connection to the matter.
In his complaint, he said that he came out of the United Bank of India, Chirapatty Branch after withdrawing an amount Rs 2 lakh when the incident happened.
Meanwhile, Tinsukia police have been conducting a thorough investigation into the matter.
Tinsukia: Alleged Robbery incident in Tinsukia sparked sensation after a group of unidentified miscreants barged into the Mahavir Cold Storage at Naupukhuri area on Wednesday evening and threatened the accountants at the gunpoint.
As per sources, the gang of dacoits suspecting of hidden amount Rs 10 lakh at the Mahavir cold storage allegedly made an attempt to loot the cash amount, but, recovered nothing on the spot.
Later, the robbers forcefully collected an amount of Rs 12,500 from the cash box at the cold storage and three mobile handsets and left the place.
The entire incident was caught on CCTV camera of the Mahavir Cold Storage.
Meanwhile, Tinsukia Police had started a thorough investigation into the matter.
A gang of six robbers tried to rob a Maruti Van in broad daylight near Bharbheta Bengali village under Bordubi Police Station in Tinsukia District; however, the attempt was foiled by the smart van driver.
As per reports, the gang of six robbers carrying arms was chasing the Maruti Van in motorcycles, when they spotted by the car driver and accordingly, he exceeded the speed limit which resulted in the robbers to call off the pursuit.
Robbers also open fired targeting the car driver, but, he managed to escape from the spot safely.
It is to be noted that the driver was carrying cash Rs 26,50,000 inside the car, the amount was reportedly withdrawn from Tinsukia Axis Bank on the same day. Moreover, the cash amount was supposed to be distributed amongst the tea garden workers at Mahakali Tea Estate as daily wages.