Srinagar, Dec 29: Unknown burglars stole an SBI ATM machine from Bijbehara area of south Kashmir’s Anantnag during last night, police said on Friday.
A senior police officer told news agency GNS that unknown burglars barged into State Bank of India (SBI) ATM near Arwani, Bijbehara and decamped with machine and cash amount of approximately 8 lakhs. Soon after learning about the incident, a police party rushed to the spot and launched investigation.
The south Kashmir districts witnessed a rise in cases of bank robberies and ATM decamping since last year.
Police have time and again blamed militants for armed bank robberies, however, latter rejected the accusations almost each time.(GNS)