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Delhi ATM van robbery: Police find two empty cash trunks

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Sep 29, 2012 at 01:54pm IST

New Delhi: The police have been able to make some headway in the investigations into the ATM van robbery of Rs 5 crore cash in Delhi on Friday. They have found two open cash trunks in Khirki village in the capital near a security post. Witnesses reportedly told the police they had not seen the boxes till Saturday morning.

The Khirki village is just a small distance from where the police recovered the carjacked cash van near Houzrani. They now believe the robbery could have local links. Armed men on Friday, brazenly waylaid the ATM van, shooting and killing one of the guards.

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There were reports that the van belonged to the ICICI Bank. Reacting to the incident, the ICICI bank issued a statement clarifying that the van and the guard did not belong to them. The bank said, "We would like to inform you that the van and the guard did not belong to ICICI Bank. They belonged to an organisation called Premier Shield Pvt Ltd, which is a cash replenishment agency and they work for various banks."

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