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Thieves Loot Rs 40 Lakh from SBI ATM in Assam

According to police sources, the ATMs had more than Rs 40 lakh, which was removed from the machines using gas-cutters.

Thieves Loot Rs 40 Lakh from SBI ATM in Assam

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  3 Jan 2022 12:24 PM GMT

GUWAHATI: A team of unidentified men robbed more than Rs 40 lakh from two State Bank of India SBI ATMs in Assam's Bongaigaon district. According to police accounts, the incident was committed by five to six men.

The ATMs had roughly Rs 40 lakh in cash, which was stolen using gas-cutters from the devices.

According to the authorities, the offenders had removed the CCTV wires before the crime. They went on to say that when the cops came, the thieves had already made off with the money and had closed the ATM's shutters during the event, making it hard for the cops to apprehend them.

In a similar incident, a gang of robbers from Ghoramara was apprehended by Dispur Police on Sunday night. Six thieves were apprehended, one of them was a juvenile. Rohima Begum, Falu Ali, Sukrang Ali, Sanidus Ali, and Majom Ali are the names of the apprehended suspects.

Again another incident that happened in Guwahati city where Homen and Ananta Hazarika were detained from a residence in Joyanagar Chariali by an East Guwahati Police District (EGPD) squad from Basistha PS. While attempting to steal equipment from a network tower, the accused were apprehended by the house owner. The two were also implicated in a similar case involving Sonapur PS.

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