Khanna police nab inter-state of gang involved in ATM fraud
Khanna, September 7, 2021: Khanna police claimed to have nabbed an inter-state of gang allegedly involved in an ATM fraud.
Addressing the media persons here today, Gursharandeep Singh Grewal, SSP, Khanna said on September 4 the police arrested an interstate gang members involved in ATM fraud.
The police party got a tip-off that the persons involved in fraudulently withdrawn/stole money from various ATM machines situated in Punjab, Haryana, Delhi NCR, UP and other States with help of ATM cards and special equipment are coming in a car Baleno (no. HR-28-J4278) can be apprehended. Working on secret information, the police party had set up a special naka at Malerkotla Chowk, G.T. road, Khanna and arrested the persons namely Mohammad Wazid r/o Village Raneala Khurd, PS Uttawar, Distt. Palwal Haryana, Abbas r/o Rithora, PS Rozka, Distt. Nuh, Haryana, Altaf r/o Village Kherdla, PS Nuh, Haryana who were coming in Baleno Car from Lalheri Chownk, Khanna side and registered a case FIR (no.179 dated 04.09.2021) u/s 420/380 IPC PS City-2 Khanna against them. 11 ATM cards of various Banks and 02 Special steel equipment (Kundi) were recovered from them.
SSP claimed that during their interrogation, it has come to light that when accused used to withdraw money from ATM machines they inserted a specially designed steel equipment (Kundi) in the money dispensing tray of ATM machine and when money dispensed out of the tray they switched off the power supply of ATM machine and withdrawn the money by removing that equipment from the tray. After that they registered an online compliant to the bank for refunding their money which was stucked in the ATM machine. They have done fraud of 6 crore rupees with various banks by withdrawing the money from ATM machines situated at in Goa, Karela, West Bengal, Delhi NCR, UP, Maharashtra and other States. Their other associates belong to villages near by Gangot of district Palwal Faridabad, Haryana. This village Gangot becomes second Jamtara where mostly persons are habitual to commit these types of frauds. Their property of amounting 2-3 crore rupees has been identified and will be attached/freeze soon. Accused Altaf is an Electronic engineer. Accused are still being questioned, there is a possibility of major disclosures.
AT A GLANCE
1) 11 ATM cards of various Banks.
2) 2 special steel equipment (Kundi).
3) Car Baleno no. HR-28-J-4278.
Arrested Accused :-
• Mohammad Wazid r/o Village Raneala Khurd, PS Uttawar, Distt. Palwal Haryana.
• Abbas r/o Rithora, PS Rozka, Distt. Nuh, Haryana.
• Altaf r/o Village Kherdla, PS Nuh, Haryana.