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Mumbai: Two arrested for stealing 77 lakh cash from ATM in Goregaon, setting it on fire

Further process is underway to recover the stolen cash, the police said, adding that more arrests are likely to be made

FPJ Web Desk | Updated on: Wednesday, April 06, 2022, 08:58 AM IST

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The Vanrai police have arrested three men for allegedly stealing Rs 77 lakh from a Goregaon-based ATM centre and then setting it ablaze to get away with the crime. The trio accused meticulously planned the crime after doing a complete recce of the route.

According to police sources, the incident occurred on February 10 when a fire was reported at the ATM centre. The probe revealed that the accused, Ritik Yadav, Pravin Pendalkar and Rahul Sonwale, not only robbed Rs 77.18 lakh from the machine but also set it ablaze to cover up the crime.

Further process is underway to recover the stolen cash, the police said, adding that more arrests are likely to be made.

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Published on: Wednesday, April 06, 2022, 08:58 AM IST