Nagpur: After closing the Punjab National Bank, situated in Mahajan Market, the staff of Punjab National Bank had gone home. The Automated Teller Machine (ATM) of the Punjab National Bank is situated next to the Bank. The shutter of the ATM was open as usual and surprisingly no Security Guard was appointed by the PNB.
On April 20, 2016, at around 11: 15 am, a lady customer noticed that the shutter of the ATM machine was partially closed. Noticing this, the lady customer asked the staff of the Punjab National, why the shutter of the ATM machine was partially closed. The staff of the PNB went and opened the partially closed shutter only to see that the Combination lock of the ATM machine broken. The staff of PNB realized that the cash kept in the ATM machine had not been stolen.
However, some unidentified thieves had attempted to break into the ATM machine to steal the cash kept in the ATM machine. A view of the CCTV footage revealed that the thieves had attempted to break into the ATM machine at around 1: 47 am of April 19, 2016. The CCTV footage also revealed that the thieves had wrapped their face with a scarf to avoid their identity being detected. While inspecting the crime spot, the cops of Sitabuldi Police Station noticed that one of the CCTV cameras were broken.
On the basis of the complaint lodged by Senior Manager of Punjab National Bank Vasudev Shankar Umale aged 59 years and a resident of Plot No 120 Pride Lake Apartments, Pratap Nagar, Nagpur, Police Sub Inspector A R Nagare of Sitabuldi Police Station registered a a case under Sections 380 and 501 of Indian Penal Code and have initiated investigations under the guidance of Deputy Commissioner of Police (Zone-1) Shailesh Balkawde, Assistant Commissioner of Police Ingole and In-Charge of Sitabuldi Police Station Senior Police Inspector Bandiwar.