Monday, November 2, 2009

Post office employee robbed inside the office

News published in Times of India - Bangalore

Bangalore - 29.10.2009

An intruder, in the guise of posting a letter, threw chilly powder on the face of a post office employee and robbed her of Rs 39,220.
The incident took place on Tuesday afternoon at Chamarajpet post office. At 12.15 pm, Shashikala, who sits in stamps counter noticed that a person has been in the post office for over 30 minutes. When asked, the person said he was waiting for a friend to send a registered post.
Ten minutes later, the power went off in the post office. The person headed straight to Shashikala, threw chilly powder on her face, took the money on the table through the transaction window and ran away.
Though other employees gave him a chase, the intruder managed to escape in one of the narrow lanes.

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