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Rs 5 lakh looted in Dispur

The much-hyped watertight security in the run up to the Republic Day futile when armed youths looted a huge amount of rupees at gunpoint from in Dispur on Friday.

The incident took place in the evening in front of the state secretariat when two armed youths halted a car and looted Rs 5 lakh from a person on his way back to home after withdrawing the amount from Dispur SBI branch.

Policemen on duty came to the spot. But by then the armed youths managed to escape.  

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