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A group of thieves took away cash worth Rs.6.6 million by breaking the ATM machine belonging to a state bank branch in the Kantale town. 
 
The incident is believed to have taken place last night at the ATM machine situated in the Kantale town. They had come in a vehicle and had broken the cash box of the ATM machine. 
 
The police had been informed this morning by the bank authorities about the robbery after they discovered the damage and the loss. 
 
Police media spokesman Ajith Rohana said that the suspects have not beeen identified yet but it is believed that they are men of the same area. He said that the incident had taken place between 8.00pm on last night and 8.00 am today. 
 
The police did not specifically comment about the video records at the ATM machine. Two teams have been deployed by the Kantale police to the area to arrest the suspects. 
 
Police stations in the Kantale police division have also being alerted about the suspects, SP Rohana said. (Supun Dias)

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  • rumi Friday, 09 December 2011 11:16 AM

    WHERE THERE ARE NO SAFETY-NO ATM SHOULD BE INSTALLED.

    Chandra Friday, 09 December 2011 11:26 AM

    No surveillance camera fixed?

    farook Friday, 09 December 2011 12:47 PM

    every banks has own security personals. where is their security personals?

    senna Friday, 09 December 2011 03:55 PM

    This is an insider job

    lankan Friday, 09 December 2011 04:06 PM

    Safety In Sri Lanka ?

    rifaq Friday, 09 December 2011 07:08 PM

    it should not be allowed and culprets should be punished and serious concern about security and public belongings

    psunil Friday, 09 December 2011 11:25 PM

    NOT MONOPOLY MONEY ?

    citizen Saturday, 10 December 2011 12:30 AM

    It must be an inside job, and no where in the world will any bank keep 6 million in an ATM machine for transection

    sabs Saturday, 10 December 2011 08:47 AM

    its not about the safety if people are employed there wont be no robbery

    anil Saturday, 10 December 2011 11:52 AM

    and they all lived happily everafter. THE END.

    Nihal Saturday, 10 December 2011 03:37 PM

    Impossibel so small city they have 6,6 Mil Rupees in the ATM ?


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