A group of angry customers were allegedly confined and thrashed bank manager when he announced that the bank was running out of cash, said police on Friday. Anil Kumar, bank manager at Punjab National Bank branch at Jasoi village had lodged a complaint against the group of 20people on Thursday after he announced that the bank ran out of money, SHO Bhanu Pratap Singh Said
A group of people thrashed bank manager due to lack of cash
An Fir has been registered against 20 persons, including four identified accused, for assaulting the bank official and disturbing official work, he said. In another incident happened at Charthaval village where irritated customers blocked the road outside an SBI branch due to lack of enough cash in banks and ATMs last evening.
Annoyed customers blocked the road outside the bank
According to the police, the irritated customers were protesting against cash crunch. A Police team was sent to the spot to pacify them, they said, adding that the situation was brought to control.After an announcement of high denomination currency invalid by the government on November 8, a cash crunch has become a big problem for public. Even the most of the banks are running out of cash. A number of people have committed suicide due to lack of money in the banks and are unable to have their basics.