Rs.23 lakh cash was stolen from an ATM in Bihar’s Gopalganj district on Thursday early morning. According to the police, the accused persons broke open a State Bank of India ATM in Gopalganj’s Nauraniya area around 4.30am. The accused broke open the ATM using a gas cutter and walked away with Rs.23.51 lakh, Mirganj police station house officer (SHO) Kishori Choudhary said.
No arrest has been made in this connection as the accused are yet to be identified. It is not sure how many were behind this loot.
Police said they came to know about the incident around 7am and immediately swung into action. “We have started the investigation through manual inputs and also trying to procure the video footage,” said SHO Choudhary.