A woman bank officer of a private bank at Virar in Maharashtra's Palghar district was reportedly stabbed to death. At the same time her female colleague was injured in an attack by two persons, including a debt-ridden former manager of the same branch, police said on Friday. The incident took place at ICICI Bank's Virar east branch around 8.30 pm on Thursday. The two victims were the only persons working in the bank at that time, they said.
As pr details, Anil Dubey, one of the two accused booked in the case, is a former manager of the same branch of the bank where the incident took place, senior inspector Suresh Varade of Virar police station said. He added that “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.”
According to reports, the accused asked them to hand over cash and jewellery and tried to flee with the booty, when the two women raised an alarm and tried to stop the robbers. However, the accused stabbed Vartak and Devrukhkar.