Man helps boy use ATM, steals Money
CHENNAI: Police arrested a middle aged man on Friday, three days after he stole Rs 9000 from a 16 year old boy who sought his help to withdraw money from an ATM.
On Monday Sibi went to an ATM to withdraw Rs 5000 from his mother Jayalakshmi's account, Since Sibi did not know to handle the machine he sought help from Dhandapani (45), Dhandapani withdraws Rs 11,000 from the ATM, but gave Sibi only Rs 2000, saying the account had insufficient funds. On reaching home, Sibi gave his mother the money, and said the account was dry of funds, Jayalakshmi checked her messages to see Rs 11000 was withdrawn.
Jayalakshmi then preferred a complaint to the New Washermenpet Police, who skimmed through CCTV Camera footage and nabbed Dhandapani of Cuddalore, They recovered Rs 7000 from him and court remanded him in judicial custody.