Demonetisation: Angry customer damages ATM kiosk in Chennai

One of the customers reportedly pelted stones at the kiosk's glass when the machine didn't dispense any money.

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Angered over ATM not dispensing cash, a customer reportedly broke the glass of an ATM in Chennai on Sunday. The local police have registered a case in this regard and have begun investigations.

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HDFC ATM in Ponneri locality of Chennai had been dysfunctional for 4 days since the announcement of demonetising Rs 500 and Rs 1,000 notes came. The 'Out of Service' board was finally removed late Sunday night following which people started queuing up outside the ATM.

One of the customers who had lined up outside the ATM is said to have pelted stones at the kiosk's glass when the machine didn't dispense any money. The local police have registered a case on unknown person for indulging in vandalism.

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It was also reported that the ATM has no security guards deployed at the time of the event. CCTVs installed at the ATM kiosk is being verified to ascertain the identity of the person who damaged the ATM kiosk.

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