Attempt to loot banks: Forensic team reaches Siliguri for inspection

Siliguri, 20th January: A forensic team arrived in the city after some miscreants attempted to loot two banks near Siliguri Panitanki More, on Sunday night.


As per the report, a group of miscreants broke the lock and shutter of Canara Bank and Sonali Bank. According to the police sources, the miscreants broke into the bank and tried to break the vault. However, they failed to steal any money.

The Siliguri police were informed after the matter came to the notice of the bank authorities on Monday morning. Upon receiving the news, the Siliguri police launched an investigation. The Siliguri Police Commissionerate communicated with a forensic team in Kolkata.


On Wednesday, two members of the forensic team visited the banks along with the police officials. They collected several fingerprints and samples from the spot.

So far, the police have not arrested anyone in the incident, however, the investigators have collected CCTV footages, where a person can be seen committing the crime.

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