Robbers blew up an ATM kiosk at Pimpri Chinchwad in Pune and made away with Rs 30 lakh in money. Reports counsel that the robbers left behind about Rs 10 lakh as they didn’t have time to gather it.
The incident, which passed off on July 18, has set off alarm bells inside the state police after investigation pointed to the attainable use of an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) within the blast. (*10*) Police’s Anti-Terrorism Squad has now joined the probe.
Visuals from the spot, situated within the Chakan space, present the ATM machine cut up open. Police have cordoned off the realm and in addition taken a sniffer canine to seek out additional clues.
Champak Ippar, Deputy Commissioner of Police for Pimpri-Chinchwad, mentioned, “After 1 am (on July 18), unidentified robbers planted explosives, broken the ATM machine and robbed the money.”
Just a few days again, the same theft was tried at Rajan village in Pune rural space, however the ATM machine was not absolutely broken and the robbers couldn’t get the money out.
Police now suspect that the identical gang is behind the theft in Pune and this time they used extra explosives to make sure that the machine suffers satisfactory harm.