Patna, Dec 10: A security guard of an ATM booth was hacked to death and cash looted by unidentified people in Patna, Bihar in early hours on Saturday, said police said.
The police informed that Deepak Kumar, the security guard of a Central Bank ATM booth in Maurya Lok was killed and cash was looted.
Shockingly the murder took place in the Maurya Lok, a posh shopping centre, which is considered safe zone for visitors as patrolling police have been deployed round the clock.
Agitated locals and relatives of the guard blocked the roads and burnt tyres to protest against the incident.
Protesters are demanding the arrest of those behind the crime, and a compensation to the family of the victim.
According to the police, as per preliminary investigation, it appears that the armed men killed the guard after he resisted their attempt to loot the cash in the ATM machine.
Patna Senior Superintendent of Police, Manu Maharaj, told the media that the police have started a probe into the incident. “The police will arrest those involved in the crime.”
“We have collected CCTV footage and other evidences from the site,” Maharaj said.