news Thursday, May 21, 2015 - 05:30
An unidentified man opened fire to threaten a young woman techie inside an ATM as he robbed her of money and jewellery here on Wednesday. The incident occurred at the State Bank of India ATM in Yousufguda area around 7:30 am when software engineer Sreelatha was withdrawing money. The armed man, who was wearing a mask, entered the ATM and asked her to hand over the cash she withdrew and the ornaments she was wearing. When she refused, he opened fire. A terrified Sreelatha then surrendered the money, gold chain, ear studs and rings to the robber, who also snatched her mobile phone and ATM card. He also forced her to reveal the PIN number. The woman techie, who hails from Vijayanagaram district in Andhra Pradesh and was living in a working women's hostel, told police that the robber, aged around 22-25 years, spoke in Telugu. According to a reports, a locally-made weapon was used in the crime and police are currently on the lookout for the suspect. Video of MKONF-rIddM  

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