NEW DELHI: Delhi Police on Wednesday registered a case of cheating after a man received a fake note from an ATM. Four 2000 rupee notes which machine dispensed have "Children Bank Of India" written on them. Interestingly, after getting the complaint, when an investigating officer of the case went to the ATM and withdrew one note from the ATM, he also got a fake note. Rohit Kumar, a customer care executive, had gone to withdraw cash from the State Bank of India (SBI) ATM in Sangam Vihar on February 6. He got four notes of Rs 2,000 which had "churan" label on them in place of the official watermark.
“On 6th February case was registered on the complaint of victim Rohit resident of Sangam Vihar. He had alleged that he has withdrawn Rupees 8000, 4 notes of 2000 note denomination from SBI ATM. When he saw, found that all 4 notes are fake. After that investigating officer of the case went there and also withdraw one note from his account and got fake,” DCP southeast Romil Baniya said. “During investigation all the 5 notes were found as children playing notes , which are available at various toy shops. A case under section 406/409/420 IPC has been registered. We have also narrow down one accused identified as Mohammad Isha, custodian who replenish ATMs,” Bania added.
The notes also had "PK" written on them in place of the RBI stamp and the top left corner had "Bharatiya Manoranjan Bank" written instead of Reserve Bank of India. After scanning the footage from the ATM, police has managed to identify the last man who had filled cash in the machine. "Till now, there have been no other complaints. Probably, only a few notes were changed. We have to identify at which point the real notes were exchanged," an officer said.