A bag containing Rs 31.50 lakh of a grocery trader was stolen from the cash counter of an ICICI bank branch on Monday in minutes during which its owner went to a different counter to deposit a pay-in-slip leaving back his bag, said police.
The incident happened at the bank's Char Murti Circle branch under Baran city police station area.
The police have lodged a case of theft against unidentified accused and efforts are on to trace them, they added.
Baran city police station in-charge Mangilal said the incident happened around 11 AM when trader Mahavir Goyal reached the bank to deposit his money.
Mr Goyal told police that he left his bag with Rs 31.50 lakh at the cash counter and went to an adjoining counter for a few seconds to deposit his pay-in-slip, said the police station in-charge, adding that his bag had disappeared when he returned to the cash counter.
The police suspect involvement of more than one accused in the theft.
They must have been tailing Mr Goyal and removed the bag finding it unguarded, said Mangilal, adding the police are also checking the bank's CCTV footage.