Chennai: Drones procured by Tamil Nadu police for surveillance helped arrest a gang suspected of ATM thefts. Two men of a gang of five from Haryana, suspected to have stolen around Rs 30 lakh from ATM machines in Tamil Nadu’s Coimbatore, were arrested by the police using two drones. The five men were spotted travelling in a Haryana-registered car early morning on Thursday and told to stop. But they fled.
The police said after a chase, the men got out of the car and headed into a field near the highway, hoping to take advantage of the darkness.
But the police summoned additional personnel from neighbouring areas and surrounded the area, determined not to let the men escape. But senior district officers did not