- Only female employees at the time of the robbery
- The incident took place at 8.30 pm
- A defendant was arrested
The shocking incident took place in Virar, Maharashtra. At around 8 pm, a two-member team broke into an ICICI Bank branch. The bank manager and cashier were the only ones inside the office as all the other employees had left work before 7.30 pm.
Yogita Varthak, a bank manager, was killed in the robbery. Cashier Shweta Devrukh has been seriously injured. According to police, the accused Anil Dubey had earlier worked as a manager in the same branch. He is currently the manager of Axis Bank and knew the employees of the bank where the robbery took place.
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According to national media reports, the accused knew the current manager and cashier of the bank. As soon as they entered, they went to the locker. They also had sharp blades. Defendants forced the manager to open the locker and quickly filled the bags with cash. However, when the accused tried to sound the alarm to prevent her from escaping, she cut her neck with a blade and killed the girl.
The cashier was also attacked with a blade but they ran out of the bank and escaped. The incident came to the notice of the cashier woman. Those who were nearby then ran away and arrested the former bank manager. One of the accused was immediately handed over to the nearby police. One of the accused, meanwhile, escaped. The search for him is ongoing. The car in which the accused arrived was also found.
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Police have arrested the former manager of the main accused and have registered a case against him. Police said he knew the schedule of the bank employees coming and going. Police said some of the employees were planning a robbery in anticipation of being late at night at the bank in connection with the end of the month.
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