Police busts inter-state gang of six ATM robbers in Punjab

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Kapurthala (PB), November 10: An inter-state gang of six members, who allegedly looted more than Rs one crore from around two-dozen ATMs in three states, were today arrested in Punjab's Kapurthala district.

Police bust inter-state gang of six ATM robbers in Punjab ( Representative image)

Moreover, Rs 13 lakh cash, two cars and one motorcycle were also seized from the gang, who were nabbed from Sultanpur Lodhi city of the district on a tip-off, Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Sandeep Kumar Sharma said here.

The gang confessed to having committed 25 ATM robberies in Punjab, one in Ambala, Haryana, and another in Himachal Pradesh, and looted more than Rs one crore after breaking the machines with the help of tools, Sharma said.

The six arrested were identified as Charanjit Singh, Daljit Singh, Balwinder Singh, Suraj Singh, Jagat Narain and Manpreet Singh, the SSP added.

The arrest comes two months after the Kauputhala police busted a three-member inter-state gang, who allegedly looted more than Rs three crore from 55 ATMs. 

PTI

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