Man caught while trying to rob a bank in Imphal

A man was caught while he tried to rob a bank in Manipur capital Imphal on September 6.

The incident occurred around 10:30 am on September 6 at the Bank of Baroda, FCI godown branch in Lamphel, Imphal.

According to the reports, the man came to the bank and demanded Rs 5 lakh from the bank manager.

When the bank manager refused, the man threatened the bank staff by using a pistol and he locked the main entrance of the bank and took Rs 5 lakh from the cashier.

But later the man, identified as Thongam Ringku (40) of Kwakeithel Soibam Leikai, was apprehended by the CRPF personnel.

A police team of Lamphel police station rushed to the spot and arrested the man and recovered one 9mm pistol, one knife, mobile phone and cash Rs 5 lakh in possession from him.

About Hemanta Kr Nath

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Hemanta Kumar Nath is a Guwahati-based journalist. He had worked with India Blooms News Service (IBNS), Meghalaya Times, Global News Network among others.

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