SURAT: Unidentified criminals got away with over Rs94.86 lakh money from three of the four programmed teller machines (ATMs) that they focused in various parts of the city on Sunday. Police have a few leads however are yet to influence a leap forward to even as two robbery endeavours at ATM corners under Chowk Bazaar and Mahidharpura police headquarters constrains on September 25 stay undetected.
Three ATMs in Sachin GIDC and one ATM in Udhna range of the city were focused on. Robbers tore open an ICICI Bank ATM at Rameshwar Colony in Sachin GIDC. The cheats utilized a slicing device to break the ATM's money chest made of hard metal and stole Rs 43.02 lakh. The hoodlums neglected to tear open the ATM of Axis Bank at a neighbouring shop and harmed the CCTV cameras before getting away.
The criminals harmed another ATM of an AXIS Bank at Vishal Nagar in Sachin GIDC with a cutting device from which they stole Rs8.85 lakh money. Of the three ATMs focused at Sachin GIDC, two robberies were effective and Rs51.87 lakh was stolen. The protestation was held up by an ATM support worker PareshSagar.
"We are yet to make any leap forward however some particular leads have. We are cheerful to recognize the wrongdoing soon," said Vidhi Chaudhary, agent magistrate of police, zone II.
The robbers stole money from Axis Bank ATM close Shiv Krupa Industrial Community Hall at Hari Nagar in Udhna at around 4am. Two unidentified people with secured faces were gotten on camera in the ATM stall. They harmed the CCTV camera first and after that stole the money. The robbers cut the ATM chest in an indistinguishable example from done in different ATMs and stole Rs42.99 lakh.
Samir Gheewala (30), a worker of the ATM upkeep firm, stopped a grievance at Udhna police headquarters about this burglary. Gheewala got a call from a security observing office in Mumbai that screens the ATM security through CCTV reconnaissance at around 4.25am. He was educated that the CCTV camera of the ATM in Udhna has been harmed. Gheewala sent a partner and came to think about the burglary.
Examination uncovered that the hoodlums had utilized gas cutters to cut the money chests at the ATMs. Police are taking help of the pooch squad and scientific science research centre (FSL) specialists in their examination. Groups of discovery of wrongdoing branch, avoidance of wrongdoing branch and uncommon operation amass have likewise joined the examination. A surrendered vehicle was recuperated from Pandesara. Police are checking in the event that it was utilized for the wrongdoing. The vehicle was stolen from Makarpura region of Vadodara on Friday night.
"We are focusing in on a few suspects and the wrongdoing will be recognized soon. Police are likewise analysing escape clauses in the security of the ATMs," city police chief Satish Sharma said.