Jamshedpur, July 7: In a broad day light incident, unidentified criminals looted Rs 4 lakh from a lady doctor at Diagonal Road Auto-rickshaw stand on Bistupur Main Road. Dr Abha Gupta was on her way back home at Shanti Hari Awash in Bistupur from Bistupur market.
OC, Bistupur, Srineewash confirmed about the incident and said that they are investigating the incident. Dr Gupta (60) who stayed at Shanti Hari Awash came out of her home on foot to State Bank of India’s main branch in Bistupur.
After withdrawing Rs 2 lakh from the SBI, Gupta went over to Bank of India’s main branch on Bistupur Main Road. She withdrew Rs 2 lakh from the Bank of India also and subsequently walked to Bistupur market. But as she had put the bag that contained Rs 4 lakh on the seat of the auto, a youth appeared and snatched away it and disappeared in the crowded road.
The OC said that the victim reported the matter to the police at about 3 pm, leading the police to close all the exit point from the city and starting a random search operation everywhere. He said that they had scanned the CCTV footage at both the SBI and Bank of India. A police officer said there must be a gang of criminals who might have followed the woman while withdrawing money from both these bank one after another.