Hyderabad, Apr 29 (PTI) A security guard of an ATM cash
van was killed while another person was injured after an
armed gang of robbers opened fire at them in broad daylight
here before making away with cash to the tune of Rs 5 lakh on
Thursday, police said.
Two unidentified men came on a bike and attacked the
staff of a cash logistics firm while they were loading cash
into the ATM of a private bank at Kukatpally.
The duo then looted Rs 5 lakh and fled the spot.
The security guard, an ex CRPF constable, was shot in
the abdomen while the supervisor suffered bullet injury
in his leg, they said adding the guard was declared brought
dead at a hospital.
Cyberabad Commissioner of Police V C Sajjanar, who
visited the spot, said two people wearing helmets came on a
two-wheeler and initially shot at the security guard and
then the supervisor.
"They snatched Rs 5 lakh and fled. We have got some
clues and we will definitely catch them soon," the
According to police, at least three rounds were fired by
the accused using a country made gun.
The modus operandi of the robbery suggests it may have
been handiwork of professional offenders belonging to an
The duo is suspected to have followed the cash van and
done recee of the area.
While the staff were in the process of depositing Rs 12
lakh in the ATM they were attacked by the gang members.
Police said they have verified CCTV footage and teams
were formed to nab the absconding accused. PTI VVK