ATM Guard Proves To Be A Burglar

KL Report

Srinagar

Police Wednesday arrested a person for stealing Rs 25 Lakhs from an ATM. The accused according to police sources was himself guarding the ATM of the State Bank of India.

Police sources told CNS that few months ago State Bank of India had deputed Ishafaq Ahmed Shah son of Late Abdul Gani resident of Ahangam Beerwa Budgam as a guard for their ATM Branch located at Durga Nag Dalgate.

A few days ago Rs 25 Lakhs were found missing from the ATM and it was believed that burglars during the dead of the night might have looted the cash.

Ram Munshi Bagh police after getting inputs raided the house of the accused and recovered Rs 22 Lakhs from his possession. The accused during questioning admitted that he stole cash from the ATM.

Station House Officer Ram Munshi Bagh told CNS that they have arrested the accused and have already registered a case in this regard. “An FIR vide 108/2013 under section 457 and 380 RPC has been registered against the guilty,” he said.

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