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Koodlu co-op bank robbery case : Another accused arrested

Koodlu co-op bank robbery case : Another accused arrested

Mangalore Today News Network

Kasargod, Sep 20, 2015 : The total number of arrests with regard to the  major robbery at the Koodlu Service Co-operative Bank at Eriyal has risen to four with the police arresting another accused on September 19, Saturday.

robbery caseThe arrested person is Shanu alias Shahnawaz(22). The accused was arrested   by the police even before he could  surrender as per his plans.

Shanu who  was hiding in Ernakulam, had  come to Kasargod, apparently with an intention to surrender. It is said he  tried to escape on seeing the cops but was  caught.


The robbery had taken place on September 7 when a five member gang of masked men had  barged into the bank and decamped with  huge quantity of gold and cash of Rs 13 lakhs. Police are on   the lookout for two more accused.


Though it was earlier stated that 21 kg of gold  was stolen,  they are saying that 17 kg gold had been stolen and that out of it  7.150 kg has been recovered so far.

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