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Over the past few days incidents of ATM robberies have seen a rise as on Monday, another State Bank of India ATM corner in Nagaon’s Raha was looted by unidentified persons.

As per police, the incident took place in the wee hours of Monday.

Superintendent of Police Anand Mishra said that ask per primary investigation, the police have found that the robbery took place around 3:30 am.

The police are checking the CCTV footage for clues and as per Mishra, they will soon nab the culprits.

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He informed that the thieves had used gas-cutters to loot the machines.

However, the exact amount of money looted is yet to be audited.

A local claimed that the thieves had robbed three machines from the corner and said that this was the first time that such an incident had taken place in the area.

Last week, a group of unidentified persons robbed more than Rs 40 lakh from two State Bank of India ATMs in Bongaigaon’s Barpara.

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Police officials informed that as per information present with them, the theft was executed by five-six men.

The police added that the men had disconnected the CCTV cables before the job and a monitoring team in Hyderabad had informed the police about the ATM tampering.

The police claimed that before the police could reach the spot, the thieves had already left the place with the money.

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