Crime and Accident

Accountant looted of Rs 8 lakh in UP

Accountant looted of Rs 8 lakh in UP

Lakhimpur:Two armed assailants today robbed an accountant of more than Rs 8 lakh here, police said.

The incident occurred this afternoon at Railway Station Road when Daata Ram, accountant of a trading company, was going to deposit the cash to a bank. He was accosted by two armed men, who opened fire and fled with the money, DSP Martand Prakash Singh said.

The man was injured and rushed to the district hospital, his condition is stated to be stable, he said.

A case of loot has been registered and police teams have been formed to nab the culprits, Singh said.