Govt employee among 2 arrested for attempted bank robbery in Rajouri

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Jammu: Two persons, including a government employee, were arrested for their alleged involvement in setting ablaze a saw mill and attempting to loot an adjoining bank in Rajouri district, police said on Saturday.

Jal Shakti Department employee Pushpinder Sharma and Ankit Sudan were arrested following registration of a case in connection with the burning of a saw mill and attempted robbery in an adjoining bank branch in Sunderbani town Thursday night, a police spokesperson said.

He said the arrested accused confessed to setting ablaze the saw mill in a bid to loot the bank.

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