Unidentified dacoits have looted Rs 9.86 lakh from Bank of Maharashtra (BOM) ATM installed at main market of Lonavala at wee hours here on Thursday.
Talking to our reporter, senior Police Inspector of Lonavala city police Chandrakant Jadhav confirmed about the incident. He said the dacoits came in a car and attacked the security guard Suresh Kapse (65) who was on duty.
With help of gas cutter, they broke open the ATM and decamped with Rs 9.86 lakh in cash, Jadhav said.
The police have imposed a Nakabandi to all exit points at Lonavala and efforts were on to nab the culprits, said Jadhav. The police have got some footage from the CCTV installed inside the ATM.