Another ATM loading vehicle driver escapes with cash in Bengaluru

Hussain, a native of Assam along with three staff and a gunman had gone to Murageshapalya on Old Airport road to fill cash at State Bank of Mysore ATM.

Published: 18th December 2016 06:45 PM  |   Last Updated: 18th December 2016 06:45 PM   |  A+A-

A man counts money after withdrawing it from a State Bank of India automated teller machine (ATM) in Mumbai. (File photo | Reuters)

Image used for representational purpose. (Reuters)

By Express News Service

BENGALURU: In yet another incident, a driver escaped with cash worth Rs 20 lakh along with a logistic vehicle belonging to a private agency on Saturday. Later, the cash was found abandoned at Yemaluru Lake near HSR Layout, while the vehicle was found near Madiwala.

According to the police, 25-year-old Hussain, a native of Assam along with three staff and a gunman had gone to Murageshapalya on Old Airport road to fill cash at an ATM of the State Bank of Mysore on Saturday evening.

When the staff went inside the ATM, Hussain took advantage of the opportunity and drove away. The staff alerted the Airport police and the police rushed to his room in Koramangala where he lives by himself. On not finding him there they alerted the city police who searched for the vehicle.

On Sunday afternoon the vehicle was found abandoned near Madiwala. Then the residents who found the cash box at Yemaluru lake alerted HSR Layout police who recovered it.

Based on CCTV footage police are looking out for the accused driver Hussain, who had joined the logistic company five months ago.

It may be recalled November 23, Domnic, the driver of a private logistics had escaped with Rs 1.37 crore along with the vehicle and eight days later he was arrested.


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