SBI Employee dies after collapsing in bank in Mumbai : A 51-year-old employee of State Bank of India, died due to the cardiac arrest during a rush of people who had come to exchange the demonetised currency notes in the bank. The deceased was handling the cash counter at a city branch.
The deceased identified as Rampantula Venkatesh Rajesh. He was posted as a Customer Service Assistant(CSA) at Gandhi Nagar branch of SBI in south-western part of city. He was an ex-serviceman.
Branch manager – S Nausadkar confirmed the incident.
As per the family members of the deceased that he had complained of chest pain on Thursday night.
His wife had advised him to visit a doctor and not to go to bank. However, citing work pressure, he went to the office.
A family member said that In the afternoon, when there was a huge rush of people at the bank, he started sweating profusely and soon collapsed.
Branch Manager – Nausadkar said that after Rajesh collapsed, he was immediately taken to a nearby private hospital. Doctors tried to save him, but was declared dead half an hour later.
Ambajhari police is in the process of registering a case of accidental death.