J&k ; Police Solved ATM theft Case, Accused Arrested and Cash Recovered

Branch Managar J&K Bank Khumani Chowk Bemina Srinagar reported that cash amount of Rs 9,06,400/- (Rupees Nine Lakh Six Thousand and Four Hundred only) is missing from ATM Machine Khumani Chowk.

On receipt of the written complaint of the Manager a Case FIR No. 258/2020 U/S 380 IPC was registered in PS Parimpora and investigation taken up. During the course of Investigation, the Scene of crime was minutely examined, it was found that ATM Machine was locked as usual without any mark of damage/violence to it.

During preliminary investigation, it surfaced that cash of the ATM Machine has been stolen by using the code of the machine, which raised suspicion that the theft has been carried out by the person having knowledge of the affairs of the bank code and other procedure related to opening and closing of ATM.

During investigation all the persons having acquaintance have been put to the sustained questioning and finally one person working as bank security guard in the said bank namely Javaid Ahmad Malla S/o Gh Hassan Malla R/o Khumani Chowk Bemina Srinagar was zeroed down and put to sustained questioning.

During questioning he confessed to the crime and on his disclosure a cash of Rs 8,90,600/- ( Eight Lakh Ninety Thousand and Six Hundred Only) has been recovered from the attic of the bank building.
The accused has been arrested in the instant case. The case has been worked out by Srinagar Police under the supervision of SP West Mr Shahzad Salaria. The team of West Zone Police comprising of ESU West, SDPO West Shri Muzaffer Jan, SHO PS Parimpora Insp Zaffer Iqbal and DO Bemina SI Sheikh Aadil played a vital role during the investigation of the case.