In two instances of ATM heists in Thrissur and Ernakulam districts in the wee hours of Friday saw Rs 35 lakh lost. The incidents happened at Koratty in Thrissur and Irumbanam in Ernakulam.
The ATM of South Indian Bank was broken open in Koratty and Rs 10 lakh was stolen. The robbers had applied spray paint on the camera outside. However, police said two persons were directly involved in the robbery.
People who arrived at the ATM in the morning informed the police about the robbery.
The ATM of SBI at Irumbanam near Tripunithura was stolen in a similar fashion and Rs 25 lakh was posted.
A high-level police team is in the area is analysing the CCTV visuals.