Baramulla: The PPE equipment getting used within the battle towards Covid is being misused as assist by robbers. three armed males sporting PPE kits robbed Rs 6 lakh from a department of Jammu and Kashmir Bank in North Kashmir’s Baramulla. The incident passed off on Thursday afternoon.
According to the police, three armed males entered the Jammu and Kashmir Bank department located within the Sherabad Khore space of Baramulla.
The financial institution guards stationed there tried to stop the robbers from getting into the constructing. In response to this, the robbers broke the door and tried to lock the individuals who have been inside.
Attempts by the folks current there thwarted the robbers’ efforts and in haste, they have been in a position to steal solely Rs 6 lakhs out of the Rs 30 lakhs deposited within the financial institution. While working away, these robbers additionally fired a number of rounds from their weapons.
The automobile that the robbers had are available was additionally hurriedly left on the spot, they stopped one other automobile on the street to flee.
According to Bank’s safety guard, he tried to cease the three who had come there sporting PPE kits, however he was attacked. According to the guard, he additionally fired two rounds from his 12 bore gun, however the robbers additionally snatched his gun.
The police have began investigating the case. Meanwhile, it’s not but clear whether or not those that robbed the financial institution have been common thieves or terrorists.