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Burglars take away ATM containing cash of over Rs 3.6 lakh in J-K's Kathua

Press Trust of India  |  Jammu 

An ATM, loaded with over Rs 3.60 lakh cash, was stolen Wednesday in district of and Kashmir, police said.

A case has been registered, police said, adding they have launched a manhunt to find the machine and nab the culprits.

The burglars took the Chhan Rorian village route along the in early hours of Wednesday and decamped with the ATM, a said.

Indian (SBI) officials told police that an amount of Rs 3,68,400 was in the machine.

In another case, two persons were arrested Tuesday for damaging an after they tried to loot the cash in it.

They entered the SBI at Janipur in city on the intervening night of November 30 and December 1 and attempted to take away cash by damaging the machine.

Following this a case was registered and investigation was started, a said.

The two accused, identified as Ayush Sharma of Janipur and Rishav Gupta of Rehari, were then arrested, he said.

The duo were further being questioned, police said, adding possibility of their involvement in other cases of burglary could not be ruled out.

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First Published: Wed, December 05 2018. 17:40 IST