Ludhiana: Police foil theft bid at ATM

Cops from the police management room foiled a theft bid and arrested a person whereas he was making an attempt to chop open an ATM in Sarinh village, Dehlon, utilizing a fuel cutter within the wee hours of Saturday.

The accused has been recognized as Mohan Khan of Saiyan Khurd village in Dehlon. Police recovered a fuel cutter, a fuel cylinder and a scooter from his possession.

Constable Dajit Singh stated that he was on night time patrolling responsibility with ASI Gurjit Singh in Dehlon. At round 3.30 am, whereas crossing Sarinh village, they seen that the shutter of the Punjab and Sind Financial institution ATM was barely lifted and there was a scooter parked close to it.

The constable said that the quantity plate of the scooter was lined with a chunk of material, which made them cautious. Once they pulled up the shutter, they discovered the accused making an attempt to chop open the ATM. He tried to flee, however the cops nabbed him.

ASI Daljit Singh, investigating officer, stated {that a} case has been registered beneath Sections 457 (trespassing), 380 (theft) and 511 (try to commit an offence) of Indian Penal Code.

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