Fraud gang busted by tampering with ATM machine

Gariaband: The case pertains to Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank Maryadit Raipur Branch Gariaband located in City Kotwali area of District Gariaband. Where’s branch manager Hariram Dhruw’s father Late. Devsingh Dhruw age 51 years, Sakin Parry Colony Police Station Gariaband and District Gariaband came to the police station and presented a written application and lodged a report that on 22.06.2023 and 23.06.2023 an unknown person tampered with the ATM machine installed in the branch premises and Rs. Have cheated by withdrawing. About which crime number 186/2023 section 420,120-B, 34 Bhadvi was registered in City Kotwali Gariaband and taken into consideration.

Keeping in view the seriousness of the matter, under the guidance of District Gariaband Senior Superintendent of Police Amit Tukaram Kamble and Additional Superintendent of Police Devcharan Patel, under the guidance of Sub-Divisional Officer of Police Pushpendra Nayak and under the supervision of Deputy Superintendent of Police Gopal Vaish, police station in-charge City Kotwali jointly constituted a special team of Humrah Cyber Cell and directed to arrest the accused.

During the search for the accused, a necessary suggestion was made to keep a special watch on ATMs and CCTVs after meeting with all the branch managers of the district. Meanwhile, on the evening of 19.07.2023, a person was trying to do ATM fraud in the ATM of Jila Sahakari Kendriya Bank Maryadit Raipur Branch Gariaband. Whose action was recorded in the CCTV footage. Bank manager Hariram Dhruw gave this information to the special team. After that a special team conducted a thorough investigation by blockade the city.

Meanwhile, a suspicious person was taken into custody near the bus stand and was strictly interrogated. Who told that he had come to Gariaband with two of his companions for the purpose of cheating the bank. On the suspicion of the suspect, his other two companions were taken into custody from Mahasamund. On detailed enquiry, they accepted the fraud by tampering with ATM machines in Gariaband and Rajim. 31pieces of ATM cards and cash amounting to Rs.5,200/- were seized from the possession of the three accused. has been seized. After which all the three accused were duly arrested and produced before the Hon’ble Court in judicial remand.

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