Rs 5 lakh looted from ATM

A burgler broke open the cash chest of an Axis Bank ATM located in Masab Tank Area and decamped with over Rs five lakh recently. Police today circulated the photograph of the suspect, captured by the closed-circuit camera installed in the ATM. Police said the theft took place during the intevening night of April 24 and 25 with the ATM machine completely damaged and the CCTV camera disconnected.

As against the record, the cash balance in the ATM should have been Rs 21,25,800, but the actual cash found was only Rs.16,15,500.

The crime was reported by an ATM operator and an ATM executive who rushed to the spot and found the ATM cash chest door broken and the CCTV camera wires disconnected