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Tribune press service

Amritsar, March 14

Armed robbers targeted a branch of a financial company in Jandiala here on Sunday and decamped with Rs 1.11 lakh.

Sukhjinder Kaur and I were working when two young people entered the branch. They pointed guns at us and scampered off with the collection amount of Rs 1.11 lakh from the drawer. The duo had covered their faces and came on a bicycle, which had no license plate. Harpreet Kaur, Branch Manager, Annapurna Finance Private Limited, Jandiala

Although Jandiala police have registered a case, there has been no breakthrough so far. Harpreet Kaur, a resident of Ludhiana and branch manager of Annapurna Finance Private Limited, Jandiala, told police that she and another employee, Sukhjinder Kaur, were working on the computer, when two youths entered the branch. . She said they pointed guns at them and scampered off with the collection amount of Rs 1.11 lakh from the drawer. She said the duo covered their faces and came on a bike that had no license plate.

Deputy Inspector Manohar Singh said an ICC Rule 379 B case had been filed, while further investigation was underway to identify the perpetrators. “Police are looking at CCTV cameras in the area for clues to the case,” he said.