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Robbers loot Rs 1.9 lakh from ATM in Ferozepur village

Robbers looted around Rs 2 lakh from an unguarded automated teller machine (ATM) of the State Bank of Patiala at Fattu Wala village, two km from here on the Ferozepur-Muktsar road, on Thursday night.

punjab Updated: Oct 22, 2016 15:20 IST
HT Correspondent
The looted ATM at a Fattu Wala village in Ferozepur.
The looted ATM at a Fattu Wala village in Ferozepur. (HT Photo)

Robbers looted around Rs 2 lakh from an unguarded automated teller machine (ATM) of the State Bank of Patiala at Fattu Wala village, two km from here on the Ferozepur-Muktsar road, on Thursday night.

The robbery came to light in the morning. The gate of the ATM kiosk and the ATM were suspected to have been cut open with the help of a welding machine, said PK Sinha, branch manager of the bank. He reported the mattr to the police in the morning.

The robbers took away Rs 1,94,000 from the ATM, added the manager. Senior superintendent of police Ravinder Kumar Bakshi visited the spot along with a team of forensic experts.

“After entering the ATM chamber, robbers sprayed some chemical on the CCTV camera and, with the help of a welding machine cut open the ATM,” said Bakshi.

The police have registered a case and started investigations. The ATM was located in the army area and it was used by a majority defence person