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Gang involved in ATM card swap scam busted, six held

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Jammu: Police on Monday claimed to have busted a gang involved in ATM card swapping in Samba district with the arrest of six people, all residents of Punjab.

The action followed a complaint lodged at Vijaypur police station about incidents of swapping of cards at ATM kiosks and fraudulent withdrawal of money, a police spokesman said.

He identified the arrested accused as Rahul Kumar, Krishna Yadav, Suresh Kumar, Sahib Saini, Dharminder Saini and Khalil Mia all residents of Kapurthala in Punjab.

A total of 62 ATM cards of different banks, Rs 10,000, a sharp-edged weapon (Khukri) and a vehicle were seized from those arrested, the spokesman said, adding a case under relevant sections of the Indian Penal Code and Arms Act was registered against the six and further investigation is on.

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