Great train robbery: Huge cash stolen from Rs 342 consignment to Chennai

Great train robbery: Huge cash stolen from Rs 342 consignment to Chennai

In a daring attempt, unidentified persons managed to gain entry into a coach in a moving train which was carrying soiled currency notes worth Rs 342 crore being transported from Salem, a western city in Tamil Nadu, to the state’s capital Chennai, and made off with Rs 5.78 crore.

The theft was detected several hours after the train that left Salem on Monday night arrived in Chennai Egmore early on Tuesday. Incidentally, a team of armed police personnel led by an Assistant Commandant escorted the van and were in the adjoining compartment.

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