Two bank robbers held in Akuressa | Daily News

Two bank robbers held in Akuressa

Police officers with the stolen cash. Picture by Vijitha Salgado.
Police officers with the stolen cash. Picture by Vijitha Salgado.

Two suspects who robbed Rs 2.9 million from Commercial Credit finnancial institution in Akuressa and escaped were arrested by the Akuressa Police on Monday evening.

A two suspects arrived at the company premises at around 2pm and manhandled the bank officers with a firearm and robbed the cash bag when the two officers of the financial institute were about to leave with the cash to be banked in Akuressa. One of the bank officers took out

the motorcycle key and threw it when the suspects were trying to escape on his motorcycle.

The suspects escaped from the company premises and were hiding in a thicket.

The Akuressa Police team quickly raided the jungle and arrested the two robbers. It was revealed on interrogation that there is an executive of the same company who is allegedly involved the robbery and he was arrested by the Akuressa Police.

The heist was recorded on CCTV. Akuressa police are investigating.


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