Man ties up Railway staff, decamp with Rs 1.30 lakh cash from MRTS counter

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Chennai, Jan 3 : In a daring day light robbery, an unidentified man tied up the reservation counter staff of the Tiruvanmiyur elevated MRTS Railway station in the city and decamped with Rs 1.30 lakh cash on Monday morning.

Police sources said the person barged into the reservation counter, tied up the staff members on duty and decamped with the cash. The incident, that took place during the morning peak hour, has sent shock waves among the commuters and created tension in the railway station.

Tens and hundreds of commuters used the train services operated between Chennai Beach-Velacherry elevated corridor. Senior Railway Protection Force (RPF) and Government Railway Police (GRP) officials have rushed to the spot and cordoned off the reservation counter.

Two special teams were formed to nab the culprit.


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