ATM staff in Chittorgarh was looted off Rs.60 lakhs by three car borne accused on Saturday.
The incidence occured at Pratap Nagar of the city where accused threw chilli powder at the victims and also fired two rounds in air before snarching the bags containing cash.
According to police the ATM of SBI is located near Bharat Tent House near Kumbha Nagar area of Chittorgarh, it was on Saturday morning when two emoloyees Suresh and Prakash of a private company Logicash reached there in a van with cash amounting rupees 60 lakhs, both of them came out of the vehicle with bags of cash and the van moved to other ATMs.
One of the victim went inside the ATM booth while other remained outside, few minutes later a white swift desire car stopped outside the ATM booth from which two assilants came out with pistols in their hands and barcked into it, they threw red chilli powder at both Suresh and Prakash and also openes fire in the air to threaten them.
The accused successfully fled the scene with the cash but it was when both the victims raised an alarm that people gathered on the scene,police added.
Some one from the crowd informed the police about the broad day light incidence of loot following which a team of Sadar police station rushed to scene.
Based upon the information of the victims a road barricading was launched and the Cctv cameras of the ATM booth and the near areas were also scanned, both the accused were given First Aid and later investigation has been launched into the matter.
Anil Kayal SP Chittorgarh district also went the scene to take the stock of the situation,he met both the victims and had also instructed the SHO of Sadar police station Navneet Vyas for thorough investigation of the matter and to quickly arrest the accused.
As per information both the victims were having around Rs.1 crore with them to be filled in two ATM machines, but surprisingly they were not having any security gaurd or gun with them.
The people at Chittorgarh are in shock after the broad day light incidence of loot and Pratap Nagar is one of the densely populated area.