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Man held for assaulting bank manager


A 44-year-old man from Coimbatore was arrested by the police after he assaulted the chief manager of a bank and threatened him with an air pistol, in the latter’s cabin, on Tuesday over alleged non-sanctioning of a loan, sources said.

The arrested, K. Vetrivelan from Somayampalayam, also attacked a middleman who had promised to arrange the loan and a few bank staff who tried to save the chief manager.

The police said that Vetrivelan had approached the Ramanathapuram branch of Canara Bank through a middleman named Gunabalan, seeking a loan of ₹ 1 crore in March this year.

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