Port Blair, Jul 28: In continuation of the zero-tolerance policy against any kind of crime, PS Pahargaon staff have cracked the attempt to theft case at Canara Bank ATM in Garacharma within 02 hours.
On 26/07/2022, a case vide FIR No. 113/2022 dtd 26/07/2022 U/s 457/380/427/511 IPC was registered at PS Pahargaon on the complaint of Branch Manager, Canara Bank, Garacharma Branch regarding the attempt to break open the Canara Bank ATM situated at Garacharma junction.
The investigation of the case was entrusted to SI Mohd. Rahil Islam of PS Pahargaon and a team of PS Pahargaon comprising SI Mohd. Rahil Islam, HC/Swapan Kr. Dey, PC/Jagdish Babu, PC/Santosh Kumar Yadav and PC/Suresh under the supervision of Insp. Hari Narayan, SHO PS Pahargaon was immediately constituted to trace out the accused person and the Police party acted swiftly on the complaint and with the aid of human intelligence and showing professional acumen, analyzed the CCTV footage of the ATM and based on the modus operandi of the offense committed. The unknown person was identified to be a notorious thief namely Mahesh Singh (26 yrs), S/o Mr. Maran Singh, R/o Brookshabad who had earlier tried to break into AXIS Bank ATM at Bathubasti on 08th June 2022.
He was arrested on 26th July 2022 and later during sustained interrogation, he confessed his guilt of committing the crime to break open the ATM upon his confessional statement, the apparel which he wore during the time of the commission of the crime and the tools used by him to break the ATM was recovered. The team cracked the case within a short span of 02 hours resulting in the apprehension of the accused.
The general public is requested to share information pertaining to any crime or other illegal activities with Police at 112, 03192-232100 & 03192-233077. The identity of the informant will be kept secret.