Chandigarh, Feb. 24 -- Two unidentified miscreants snatched a bag containing Rs.2.26 lakh in cash and three cheques worth Rs.18,930 from a woman working as a cashier for Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), the district police said on Tuesday.

In her police compliant, Karamjit Kaur said the incident took place on Tuesday afternoon near the electricity board office in Kharar when she was going to a bank to deposit cash. As soon as she left the office, the miscreants came on a bike and snatched her bag and fled.

Kaur said that she was able to see one of the snatchers as the other was wearing a helmet.

Based on her complaint, the police have registered a case against the bike-borne duo under Section 379-B (snatching) of the IPC...