A girl official of a personal financial institution at Virar in Maharashtra’s Palghar district was stabbed to dying, whereas her feminine colleague was injured in an assault by two individuals, together with a debt-ridden former supervisor of the identical department, police mentioned on Friday.
The incident occurred at ICICI Financial institution’s Virar east department round 8.30 pm on Thursday. The 2 victims had been the one individuals working within the financial institution at the moment, they mentioned.
Anil Dubey, one of many two accused arrested within the case, is a former supervisor of the identical department of the financial institution the place the incident passed off, senior inspector Suresh Varade of Virar police station mentioned.
“The accused duo entered the bank and threatened its assistant manager Yogita Vartak and cashier Shraddha Devrukhkar – at knifepoint when they were doing some official work,” he mentioned.
The accused requested them handy over money and jewelry and tried to flee with the booty when the 2 girls raised an alarm and tried to cease the robbers. Nevertheless, the accused stabbed Vartak and Devrukhkar, he added.
Anil Dubey was later caught by the folks, who chased him. Nevertheless, his confederate escaped from the spot, Suresh Varade mentioned.
Individuals discovered Vartak mendacity immobile in a pool of blood contained in the financial institution, whereas her colleague was badly injured. They had been rushed to a hospital, the place the previous was declared introduced lifeless, police mentioned.
“Anil Dubey is a former manager of the same branch of the bank where the drama unfolded. He had taken a loan of Rs 1 crore and in order to repay the amount, he conspired to loot this bank. He currently works with another private bank in Naigaon in the district,” Suresh Varade mentioned.
Devrukhar was admitted to a personal hospital, the place she was present process remedy, whereas Vartak”s physique was despatched for autopsy, police mentioned.
A case has been registered towards the accused beneath IPC sections 302 (homicide), 307 (try and homicide) and 397 (theft, or dacoity, with try and trigger dying or grievous damage) at Virar police station.
Police have launched a seek for Anil Dubey’s confederate.