Robber with fake gun arrested with cooperation of UAB bank staff, people in Latha Township

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Arrestee Tun Tun.

The current situation in some parts of the country including terrorist attacks and assassinations have raised public fears and weakened cooperation as an opportunity to rob some banks and gold shops with weapons and fake weapons.
A criminal who robbed UAB Bank in Latha Township with a fake gun in the afternoon of 17 January, was arrested in a short time with the cooperation of bank staff and responsible people.
Bank employees from Thanlyin Township named Daw Khin Cho Cho, 36, a bank manager from Tawa Ward, whose father’s name is U Soe Aung, and nine bank employees and a bank security guard were carrying out banking works at the UAB Bank situated at the corner of the 19th Street and Strand Street, No.3 Quarter, Latha Township, Yangon Region, at 12:10 pm on 17 January when a man entered the bank and threatened the bank security guard with a gun.
The robber was arrested shortly after threatening to shoot a bank security guard with a gun and put K7,975,000 in cash in a backpack while leaving the bank.
Security forces inspected the scene and seized the robber named Tun Tun, 39-year-old, whose father’s name is U Tun Win, from No. (124), Phayagon Village, Thanlyin Township, Yangon Region and a fake pistol used in the robbery and K7,975,000 in cash were also confiscated.
Security forces are proceeding to take legal action against Tun Tun, who was arrested shortly after the robbery with a fake gun, with the cooperation of bank staff and responsible citizens. — MNA

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