A security man at an ATM of Karur Vysya Bank near Sungagate stop in Karur district was reportedly found murdered in the cabin on Thursday. The victim identified as Subramaniam (50) of Thathalapatti near Villiannai in the district was found dead with bleeding head injury early in the morning.
The security man could have been murdered in the wee hours by assailants while resisting their attempt to loot money, police sources said, adding that the assailants had made a futile attempt to break open the ATM with iron rods.
Deputy Inspector General of Police A. Amalraj, who visited the spot along with the Karur Superintendent of Police Santhosh Kumar, said the money was intact in the ATM. The incident was first of its kind in the district. Police teams are investigating, he said.