Rs 1.37-crore loot..Wife of ATM van driver arrested with Rs 79 lakh cash

Bengaluru: Days after the driver of a logistics agency fled with a van with Rs 1.37 crore cash collected from banks, police on Monday arrested his wife Elvin here. About Rs 79 lakh cash has been recovered from her.

"We have arrested the absconding driver's wife and are interrogating, but cannot give more details as she is being questioned," police said.

In a daring daylight heist on November 23, Dominic Roy, who was hired by Logicash, an outsourcing agency, had driven away the van with the cash when two other employees had gone to a bank at the heart of the city to collect money.

Next day, the van was found abandoned at Vasant Nagar and the police recovered Rs 45 lakh out of the Rs 1.37 crore. The driver took about Rs 12 lakh with him

Police have formed a team to nab Dominic who is at large. (News24Bureau/PTI)