Toll plaza employees looted of Rs 1 cr on gunpoint in UP

Toll plaza employees looted of Rs 1 cr on gunpoint in UP

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Jhansi : Armed criminals looted a vehicle along with around Rs 1 crore cash from a toll plaza at Chiraigaon area in this Uttar Pradesh district today. Police sources here said the crime took place near Pahalwan dhaba on National highway 25 in Bundelkhand region when three toll plaza employees were going to a nearby bank to deposit Rs 1 crore cash. The criminals, reported to be four in number, threatened the employees with country-made guns and later fled away with the vehicle and the cash. Reports further said the criminals were dressed like toll plaza employees and were working on the road when they suddenly appeared before the car and asked them to stop. When the employees stopped, they were asked to come out of the vehicle and later escaped in the car along with the money. Police have launched the manhunt to nab the culprits. Senior police officials were investigating the case.

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