It is reported that miscreants stole Rs 23 lakh from an ATM of the Manpura branch of the State Bank of Patiala in the Baddi industrial area. The theft came to know when some bank officials saw the machine in the morning.

Police told that miscreants first put a black tape on the CCTV camera and then opened the ATM and decamped with the entire cash worth Rs 23 lakh. Theft was took place around 2:30 am. Police registered a case under Sections 380 and 457, IPC.