August 25, 2018, 2:11 AM

A bank robbery was foiled on Thursday afternoon in Nagpur when two armed men who had entered the bank had to return empty-handed due to lack of cash at the bank.

As per the police, at around 12.30 pm on Thursday, two unidentified armed men, who had come on a two-wheeler, entered the Nagpur District Central Co-operative Bank situated at Chota Tajbagh in Nagpur. The men threatened the Bank manager Nita Ashok Kamble (53) and other bank officials with the help of a knife and started demanding money. Unable to find any cash even after checking three drawers at the cash counter, the armed men had to return empty handed.

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When Nation Next spoke to PSI MS Hiwarkar from Sakkardara Police Station, he said, “Fortunately, the bank officials had not withdrawn any cash from the bank safe on Thursday. The two men are yet to be identified and nabbed. We are investigating the case with the help of CCTV footage at the bank.”

On the basis of the complaint filed by bank manager Kamble, Sakkardara Police has booked the unidentified men under sections 393, 342, 506 (b) and 34 of the IPC and sections 4 and 25 of the Arms Act.

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