The guard on duty said the machine was non-operational before he reported to work late in the evening and he was ordered to shut it after 2200 hrs.
In the residential area of suburban Chembur, one ATM was dispensing cash but had a long queue ofanxious depositors. One man said it was still possible to withdraw up to Rs 50,000 in multiple transactions from the machine.
However, another machine nearby had run dry within minutes of the RBI announcement, a woman said.
The regulatory actions, undertaken by the RBI and the government, came hours after finance ministry sources confirmed that SBI was directed to bail out the troubled lender.
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