Police action saves JK Bank ATM from burglars
Srinagar, Apr 12: Prompt action by police on Thursday saved an ATM of J&K Bank from burglars in Ellahi Bagh here, who were trying to unlock the machine to remove the cash.
SHO police station Soura, Muhammad Rafiq said the police got a tip off that some burglars were trying to steal the money from the ATM in Ellahi Bagh. “However, spotting police party the burglars fled the spot,” he said.
Giving details he said: “A team headed by me rushed to the spot. We saw eight men on the spot who were trying to unlock the machine. They fled the spot in a TATA Sumo,” the SHO said.
“We have started investigation into the incident and are trying to ascertain the whereabouts of the people,” he said.
Pertinently, in the recent past there have been many incidents of theft in Soura and its adjoining areas.
Last month alone there were two to three theft incidents where burglars looted shops.
Increasing number of theft incidents has created fear among the residents of the area.
Lastupdate on : Thu, 12 Apr 2012 21:30:00 Makkah time
Lastupdate on : Thu, 12 Apr 2012 18:30:00 GMT
Lastupdate on : Fri, 13 Apr 2012 00:00:00 IST
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