Two arrested for bid to rob ATM in Hyderabad


Hyderabad: Two persons, who attempted to loot an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) kiosk, were arrested by the Mirchowk police on Saturday.

According to Mirchowk ACP B Anand, in the early hours of Friday, Abdul Asad alias Mohd Pasha of Charminar and Mohd Asad of Sultan Shahi reached the Canara Bank ATM in SYJ complex in Pathergatti.

Asad went into the kiosk while Pasha stood guard outside it. However, Asad failed to open the cash chest of the ATM, the duo left the place. On their way back, the criminals stole a bike from the cellar of the residential complex, said the police official. Based on a complaint made by the manager of the bank, police registered a case and took up the investigation leading to their arrest on Saturday.

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