Muggers looted Tk 4.95 lakh from the Sonali Bank Baluchar branch in Sirajdikhan upazila early Sunday. Bank manager Liakat Ali said a gang of 10/12 armed robbers entered the bank branch by breaking the collapsible gate at around 1am.
The bandits took the night guard Mozammel Haque, 58, of the bank hostage at gunpoint and tied up his hands, legs and mouth. Later, they looted the money breaking the bank vault and fled away.
On information Sirajdikhan thana OC visited the spot.