Bhubaneswar: Two persons, including the driver of a vehicle of an ATM cash management service provider were arrested by the Commissionerate police here today for allegedly misappropriating Rs 40 lakh.
The incident occurred on November 5 under Capital police station.
Driver Ratikant Rout and his relative Ajit Kumar Sen were accused of looting Rs 40 lakh from the ATM cash van. The duo stole the money when two custodians and gunman went to replenish the ATMs.
The matter came to light when cash management agency found shortage of Rs 40 lakh out of total cash of Rs 2.58 crore which was meant for deposit.
Wasting no time, the cash management agency reported the matter to Capital police resulting in the arrest of the duo.
Police recovered Rs 37.69 lakh from the accused.