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Trader robbed of Rs 10 lakh outside a bank in Lucknow

Press Trust of India  |  Lucknow 

Two men on a motorcycle today robbed a trader of over Rs 10 lakh in the busy Aliganj area of the city, police said.

Sachin Rastogi went to the Nehru Vatika branch of along with his driver and domestic help to deposit Rs 40 lakh in cash, packed in four bags, SSP Dipak Kumar said.

When the help was taking the last bag to the bank, the two motorcycle-borne men snatched it from him and and rode off, Kumar said.

The domestic help and some others had been taken into custody for questioning, he said.

"Prima facie it appears that some of the staff members of the trader have been involved in the loot," he said, adding that the probe was on.

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First Published: Mon, September 11 2017. 19:57 IST