Daring Heist: Masked Men Loot Rs 9 Cr From Cash Management Firm 

The office of Checkmate Services – that handles cash in transit and for ATMs – was attacked and looted on Tuesday.

Published28 Jun 2016, 12:02 PM IST
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A gang of about eight dacoits allegedly looted the office of an ATM cash handling company in Thane (Maharashtra) on Tuesday morning and decamped with nearly Rs 9 crore, police said.

The incident took place around 3 AM when the accused – armed with weapons – broke into the company office situated near Teen Hath Naka and looted about Rs 8-9 crore in cash.

The unidentified dacoits also unplugged the CCTV installed on the premises, he said.

Soon after the incident, Thane CP Parambir Singh and other senior police officers rushed to the scene, where investigations are underway.

No case has been registered so far in this connection, police added.

(With inputs from PTI)

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