BENGALURU: Evelyn Mary Roy (38), wife of ATM cash van driver Domnic Roy who fled with `1.37 crore in an ATM cash delivery vehicle last Wednesday, was lured to the city by the police.
Evelyn’s elder son Ryan works with a wedding decoration shop in Lingarajapuram. A senior police officer said, “We managed to contact him. He contacted his aunt in Chennai to track the three of them. After stealing the money on Wednesday, Domnic went to his house in Kariyanapalya, Lingarajapuram and told his wife about the stolen money.”
“Domnic planned to flee the city and Evelyn agreed to accompany him. That very day, the couple and their minor son took a train from Cantonment Railway Station to Coimbatore where they stayed in a hotel. On Thursday, Evelyn visited her younger sister’s house in Coimbatore and the three of them stayed there for a day. On Saturday morning, the family took a train to Chalakudy, Kerala and stayed at a religious retreat centre for two days.” Police said
Evelyn was also in contact with her father-in-law but used the cell phones of co-travellers.
On Friday, Evelyn’s elder son managed to contact her over the phone and convinced her to return to the city. He assured her that police had no clue about her whereabouts.
On Sunday, the family took a bus from Chalakudy back to Bengaluru. She took an autorickshaw to reach home when police nabbed her at Kullappa Circle near Banaswadi around 10.30pm.
Evelyn is being questioned to know the whereabouts of Domnic who has `13 lakh now. She revealed that he had thrown away his SIM card soon after the incident.She has been handed over to judicial custody..
Last Wednesday, Domnic who worked as a driver for Logicash escaped with the cash van carrying Rs 1.37 crore when it had stopped at a Bank of India branch on K G Road. On Thursday morning, the vehicle was found abandoned near Mount Carmel College in Vasanth Nagar. Police recovered `45 lakh cash from the van and the security guard’s gun from the vehicle.