Muzaffarnagar: Uttar Pradesh police said on Saturday that they have arrested a man for illegally withdrawing more than Rs 18 lakh from an ATM in Shamli district with help from the bank manager. Also Read - No Fee on Cash Withdrawal From Any Bank ATM For Next 3 Months, Says Sitharaman

Chetan Kumar illegally removed Rs 18,37,300 from the ATM of the Indian Overseas Bank branch in Banti Khera area, Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar said. Also Read - Customer Alert! You Won't Get Rs 2000 Notes at Indian Bank ATMs From March 1 | Know Here Why

Dinesh Kumar said the bank manager Robin Bansal helped Chetan Kumar in withdrawing the money from the ATM and he is absconding after the police investigation threw light on his possible involvement in the theft case. Also Read - Farrukhabad Hostage Taker's Wife Beaten up by Locals, Succumbs to Her Injuries

The bank manager provided Kumar with the expertise and the password to open the ATM, the police official said.

Police had registered a case in the matter on March 4 this year. The matter came to light after customers filed complaints with the bank about the shortage of cash in the ATM.