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ATM stolen from Jejuri MIDC found hours later, cash inside it intact

Police said unidentified persons stole the machine on Thursday by wrenching it off with a rope attached to a vehicle. No CCTV footage of the theft was found.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: May 22, 2021 8:26:13 pm
‘Abducted’ Aligarh girl found living on rent in BulandshahrPolice said the money inside the ATM machine, which amounted to Rs 24.88 lakh, was safe as the burglars were unable to break the machine after stealing it.

An ATM in Jejuri MIDC, which was stolen by burglars on Thursday night, was found by Pune Rural Police at a secluded location about 3 km away from the theft site. Police said the money inside the ATM, Rs 24.88 lakh, was intact as the burglars were unable to break the machine after stealing it.

A search has been launched for the burglars and an offence in this case has been lodged at the Jejuri police station.

Police said unidentified persons stole the machine on Thursday by wrenching it off with a rope attached to a vehicle. No CCTV footage of the theft was found.

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During searches, police personnel spotted some spare parts of the ATM on Daundaj Road, located about 3 km from Jejuri MIDC.

Police intensified their search around the spot and found the ATM at an isolated spot. Police informed the bank and got the ATM opened, to find cash of Rs 24.88 lakh intact inside it.

Police suspect that the burglars could not steal the money as they failed to break open the ATM.

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