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Miscreants carry away ATM near Sangareddy

The damaged floor from where the ATM machine was from the ATM centre at Rudraram in Sangareddy district.

The damaged floor from where the ATM machine was from the ATM centre at Rudraram in Sangareddy district.   | Photo Credit: Mohd Arif

The machine had ₹ 2.27 lakh

Some unidentified persons have carried away an ATM machine with ₹2,27,000 in it from Rudraram in Patancheru mandal in the wee hours of Sunday.

There was no security in the ATM centre making the job easy for the offenders, police said. According to Patancheru Circle Inspector P. Naresh there are two ATM machines in the Indicash ATM centre. The offenders entered the centre and took away a machine containing ₹ 2,27,000 in various denominations.

It is suspected that five to six persons might have brought a transport vehicle to the ATM centre and taken away the machine. Police are searching the footage from the nearby CCTV camera. Clues team and dog squad were roped in to nab the culprits.

It is suspected that the miscreants might have taken more than half-an-hour to remove the ATM machine and carry it away. Case has been registered under 457,380 IPC.

Patancheru police registered a case and are investigating.

In the past, some unidentified persons tried to break open an ATM at old bus stand in Sangareddy but failed to do so.

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