Today in a notification from Ahmedabad Crime Branch it was stated that based on a complaint by Assistant Manager of Indian Bank Zonal Office in Ahmedabad about deviced bank by illegally collecting Rs 31,93,500 through 146 ATM transactions from Surat and Navsari region. The Crime Branch team was lead by JCP JK Bhat and ACP Dipen Bhadaran.
In connection with BNA ATM machine cheating and illegally collecting money a reporter Rajnikant Hargovind Senor (Patel) of Navsari Mitra residing at B/404, Bansidhar Apartment, Limda Chowk, Jalalpor, Navsari was arrested. During Crime Branch investigation Rajnikant revealed on his modes operandi that during ATM transaction of BNA machines while withdrawing money he was pressing button of dispenser tray for 5 to 10 seconds so his money was getting credited back into the machine. Through 104 ATM transactions he illegally collected Rs 22, 29,500 and his two other aides illegally collected Rs 9,64,000 totalling to Rs 31,93,500.
Crime Branch has demanded remand of 10 days in the case. Rs 1,00,000 cash was recovered from the accused. Also, 31 ATM cards and 36 bank passbooks were recovered from them. Attempts to arrest two other accused Nanigopal Narayanchandra Das resident of Surat and Harilal Amrutlal Makani resident of Navsari are on.
They were earlier arrested by DCB police station for cheating case.