Delhi: 23-year-old man arrested for looting Rs 8.62 lakh from ATM

Updated On : 31 Jan , 2017 , 08:18 AM
Delhi: 23-year-old man arrested for looting Rs 8.62 lakh from ATM (File Photo)
Delhi: 23-year-old man arrested for looting Rs 8.62 lakh from ATM (File Photo)
New Delhi:

A 23-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly looting Rs 8.62 lakh from an ATM in east Delhi's Shakarpur area.

Puspendera Singh was an employee of a private firm that provides security to banks and ATMs. Police recovered Rs 8.60 lakh from his possession.

The accused took advantage of dysfunctional CCTV cameras at the Shakarpur ATM. But one of the cameras was functional.

"On the examination of the said camera, we found that at2.47 PM on Friday, a person entered the ATM cabin and was trying to operate the machine. Further probe revealed that he is an ex-employee of a private security firm," Omvir Singh, DCP (East), said.

He was on the run and was arrested from Uttar Pradesh's Kannauj district. 

First Published : Tuesday, January 31, 2017 08:05 AM
Download the News Nation Mobile App and stay connected with top stories from India and around the world. Available on Android and iOS.