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Thieves open ATMs with gas cutters, steal Rs 20 lakh in Nagpur

Press Trust of India  |  Nagpur 

Thieves used to break open two ATMs here and steal Rs 20 lakh in around midnight today, police said.

Officials said that the theft at the ATMs of the of occurred in Dongargaon village within the limits of Station here.

of Station, Moreshwar Barapatre said that employees used to down shutters at night hours and the thieves broke open the shutters to access the ATMs.

"It was well-planned and executed by an organised gang. After breaking the lock of the shutter, the thieves used to open boxes of the ATMs and steal Rs 20 lakh cash," he informed.

The officials pointed out that CCTV cameras were not functioning since many months and there was no either to guard the ATMs.

The added that a case had been registered at station and further investigations were underway.

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First Published: Fri, January 12 2018. 22:20 IST