Beware if you are taking out money from bank these days! Chances are that robbers are waiting to snatch it from you. A case in point is an incident that took place in Zakir Nagar today.
Reports surfaced that motorcycle-borne three men snatched about Rs 4,000 from a resident, who had taken out the cash from a bank in Zakir Nagar.
catchnews.com reported that the incident took place at 2:30 pm in lane number 7. The portal reported that police are scanning CCTV footages in the locality to reach to the culprits. Since the ban on Rs 500 and Rs 1,000, residents have been flocking ATMs and banks to lay their hands on new currency.
The report has been confirmed by Faraz Khan, who said three men snatched money from a local.
Like other parts of the country, the area has witnessed a huge turnout of residents in the locality. In some places chaotic scenes too have taken place. Zakir Nagar resident Pervez Alam Khan said residents lost their cool in the locality after guards closed a bank before time.
“It is really shocking but such things were anticipated,” said Khan, adding that residents need to extra careful while taking out money from banks or ATMs and moving towards their houses.