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Robbery at ATM foiled

Posted on Oct 26, 09:15PM | UNI

City Police foiled an attempt to rob the Axis Bank ATM centre near Sandu Garden, Chembur, by arresting five persons here today.

Acting on tip-off that a gang of five to six persons would be coming to rob a cash vehicle of Axis Bank, which comes to deposit cash in the ATM machine at around 1130 hours police team laid a trap as soon as the gang landed at the spot. five of the robbers were nabbed while one managed to escape from the scene.

Arrested accused have been identified as Alex Maria Rajvandra (30), Ashok Konaruk alias Harijan (32), Mansingh Sakpal (36), Janardhan Pradhan (30) and Kesheravan Krishna Hegde (31). Mohammed Shaikh (21) managed to escape from the spot.

Police have registered a case of attempt to robbery and further investigation is in progress, police added.