New Delhi: A cash van driver in the capital sped away with Rs4.9m yesterday while his other colleagues were loading money in an ATM machine, police said.
Sanjay, 30, drove away in the van owned by Cash Management Services (CMS) around 10.50am from Karol Bagh area in central Delhi, police said.
The driver had joined the cash company on August 31 and given a fake house address in office, police said.
According to a police officer, three other employees Amit Mishra, Kapil and F D Sharma (guard) were with Sanjay when the cash van left its main office in Jhandewalan Axis Bank with Rs8.3m in the morning. The van staff put Rs500,000 in an ATM in central Delhi’s Faiz Road area and on reaching an ATM at Padam Singh Road in Karol Bagh Sanjay’s colleagues carried away Rs2.9m to replenish cash in the Axis bank ATM, police said.
At this point, Sanjay drove off with the rest of the money, police said.
The van’s guard raised an alarm and call up police, the officer added.