ATM TAMPERING: BIHAR YOUTH HELD

New Delhi: A 25-year-old youth identified as Azarhuddin has been arrested for withdrawing money from ATMs after tampering its keypad in Khan Market area in captial city.
Azarhuddin was caught red-handed by ATM guard on Sunday afternoon while trying to steal money from an atm and handed him to police.The accused hails from Gaya, Bihar and his arrest came after police had received information from the staff of Bank of India's Khan Market branch that its ATM was being tampered with.
According to the CCTV footage of the ATM, a person aged about 24-25 years was seen entering the cabin and pouring Fevikwik on the CANCEL button of ATM's keypad. When the customer inserts his/her card in ATM, the machine asks PIN. The customer enters the PIN but further proceeding stops due to the tampering. The customer could neither withdraw the money nor 'cancel' the proceeding. Once the customer left the ATM, the accused would take out money from the same machine by cleaning the material using pins.
DCP Vijay said the photograph of the suspect was procured and circulated to all guards of the ATM machine as well as parking attendants and beat staff of the area. On Sunday, around 2.30 pm, Azarhuddin came to the ATM and as he tried to pour Fevikwik on the ATM buttons, the guard Ajit Das raised an alarm and informed the beat staff and he was apprehended immediately, police said.

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