The report says that he was trying to break open the ATM at around 3 am, when a cop passing by the ATM heard commotion at Marimata temple road. The ATM was stuffed with about Rs. 30 lakh. The cop had immediately informed the Sadar Bazar Police and a team of Policemen reached the sopt.
They found that the youth had turned off the lights in the ATM and was trying to break open the machine. However, the accused maintained that he along with his friends went to Sarvate bus stand for breakfast and he visited the ATM to get money when they fell shortage of cash. He said, while he was trying to withdraw money his ATM card got stuck up in the machine and he was trying to retrieve it.
The police said that the accused himself hailed from a well to do family and was quite intelligent too. However, the accused maintained that what he said about what had happened to his ATM card was true.