Rojalin Mishra

Khurda: Unidentified miscreants uprooted a TATA Indicash Automated Teller Machine (ATM) and decamped with cash in Tulasipur under town police limits in the district late night on Sunday.

According to sources, a few locals this morning spotted the machine has been uprooted.

"I heard some noise late night yesterday. It is suspected that a group of miscreants, who had come in a four wheeler, uprooted the machine. The incident took place at around 1AM," said village guard Surendra Nayak.

"On Friday there was a closing balance of Rs 3 lakh. We suspect the miscreants have looted around Rs 2 lakh cash," informed ATM officer of TATA Indicash Sanjay Mohanty.

Meanwhile, police have started an investigation into the matter.