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Man arrested for ATM card theft in Srinagar

Last Updated: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 14:28

Srinagar: A "notorious cheater" involved in several ATM card thefts and fraudulently withdrawing money has been arrested in the city, police said Thursday.

Syed Akhter Hussain was involved in multiple incidents of cheating and theft, they said.

Hussain would "fraudulently" take ATM cards from individuals and use them to withdraw money from the machines, while wearing a hospital mask to hide his face from the security cameras.

In one case against him, Hussain had withdrawn more than Rs one lakh from the account of a person whose ATM card he had snatched.


First Published: Thursday, April 19, 2012 - 14:28
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