Thieves decamp with ATM in Karnal

Karnal: Some miscreants decamped with an ATM of Canara Bank in Shambhli village of the district on the intervening night of Wednesday and Thursday. The ATM had around Rs 2.77 lakh, the police have said. Unidentified persons fled with the ATM and also damaged CCTV cameras installed in the ATM kiosk, the police have said. Ramesh Chand, in-charge, police post in Sitmai, said the incident came to light at around 2.30 am on Thursday when people informed the police control room. “Miscreants used a cutter to open the shutter of the ATM kiosk. A case has been registered against unidentified persons,” he said. TNS

Overbridge closed for 25 days 

Karnal: The commuters travelling through Karnal and Kaithal road will have to face inconvenience for 25 days as the NHAI is repairing the expansion joints of around 25-years-old railway overbridge (ROB) on the Karnal-Kaithal road. The district authorities gave permission for the closure of the road and the work has been started. The traffic bound for Karnal city, Chandigarh or Delhi has been diverted. It is one of the oldest bridges of the city and some of the expansion joints have outlived their utility and need to be repaired or fixed. “The repair joints will enhance the life of the bridge,” said Vipin Sharma, project director, NHAI. TNS

1 held with smack

Kaithal: The anti-narcotics team have nabbed a person with 8-gram smack from Sherdha village. Aniket of Sherdha village was arrested when he was sitting on his motorcycle near a village ‘mazaar’. He was produced in a local court and sent in one-day police remand. OC

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