Chennai, Feb 13 (BPNS)
Tamil Nadu police have said that only one gang was involved in the ATM robbery that took place at four places in Tiruvannamalai district and that the culprits would be arrested soon.
North Zone Inspector General of Police, N. Kannan while speaking to reporters said that only one gang was involved in the robbery of ATMs and that the burglars would be arrested soon.
He said that the police are closing in on the culprits and that the police have got many clues have been found. The North Zone IG said that the police have almost cracked the case.
It may be noted that an amount of Rs 72.50 lakhs was burgled from four ATMs in three towns of Tiruvannamalai at a distance of 20km from each other. The robbery had taken place in the early hours of Sunday and the burglars had used electric gas-cutting equipment to cut open the ATMs and had later set the ATMs on fire.
It was the police beat officers who found that the ATMs were looted and reported to the local police station and investigation commenced.