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Chervattur Vijaya Bank dacoity case : seven years RI for 5 accused

Chervattur Vijaya Bank dacoity case : seven years RI for 5 accused

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, Nov 23,2016 :  In a significant judgment  a court in Kasargod has sentenced five persons in the Chervattur Vijaya Bank dacoity case to  seven years of rigorous imprisonment apart from a fine of Rs 25 lakh each. The court said that  of the total fine amount of Rs 75 lakh will be   remitted to the bank. There were a total of seven accused in this case. Of them one person has been acquitted while another one is absconding.


Those who have been sentenced to rigorous  imprisonment are S Sulaiman(45) of Kushalnagar, Abdul Lathif (39) and Mubashir(21) of Kanhangad, M J Murali (45) of Idukki and Abdul Khader alias Manaf (30) of Chengala. If another accused Abdul Khader  of Madikeri  has been acquitted  on grounds of lack of evidence,  Ashraf of Kushalnagar is the absconding accused.

The incident had taken place on the night of September 26. The thieves had gained entry into the bank building by drilling a hole on the  ceiling of the first floor. Gold worth Rs 4.775 crore kept in the strong room and Rs 4.9 lakh cash had been stolen. The stolen gold was later traced in an abandoned well and the attic of a house.

The thieves were apprehended within a week of the incident.



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Vishwanath Rai, Perla Wed, November-23-2016, 4:16
They look so innocent by their face not as so. The judgement what i given is not enough for such people
Manjunath Acharya, Adyar Wed, November-23-2016, 4:11
Huttu guna Sutru Hogadu . Once they come out of jail it will tempt them and engage in such things again .
Zian ahmed, Kasargod Wed, November-23-2016, 4:06
Because one thing they are for sure that all these years they will enjoy Free accommodation and food .
Jestin Dsouza, Kannur Wed, November-23-2016, 4:02
Is just Seven years of imprisonment enough for the these cases ? That is why the people engage themselves in such activity?
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