Three armed miscreants shot dead a bank guard and fled with a cash box containing Rs 50 lakh here this evening, police said.
Some staff members of the Rani Bazaar branch of the Allahabad Bank in the City Kotwali police station area were taking the cash box to the main branch to deposit money there, they said.
It was near a bus stop that three armed persons opened fire and fled with the cash box, police said.
The injured guard was rushed to the district hospital where doctors declared him dead, they said. Senior police officials rushed to the spot and a hunt has been launched to nab the culprits, the police added.
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