Tarn Taran: Two unidentified masked men looted `5.31 lakh from a post office at Dhotian village in Tarn Taran, on Monday.
The cash comprised banned currency notes of `1,000 and `500, deposited by people for exchange.
The incident had taken place at around 4.15pm when three employees including post master Sandeep Kumar, postman Kulwant Singh and Baljit Singh inside the post office. The employees were winding up their day’s operations and placing the notes inside a cash box when two masked men barged into the post office. The miscreants also fired in the air. The robbers managed to flee from the spot and snatching the cash.
A case was registered under Sections 392 and 336 of the IPC and relevant sections of the Arms Act at Sarhali police station.
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