Ghaziabad: A co-operative bank was looted by armed robbers in a village near here who fled with Rs 83,000, police said on Tuesday.
Around four to five armed dacoits looted district co-operative bank in village Surana under Muradnagar police station, 35 kilometres from here, yesterday afternoon when bank employees were tallying their day account.
According to SSP Raghubir Lal, dacoits looted Rs 83,000 from the cashier at the counter. They also barged into the strong room of the bank but did not find any more cash.
The bank employees and villagers provided clues to the police and a hunt is on.