Rs 3.5 million looted in bank heist
09 March, 2013
KARACHI: Unidentified robbers on Friday barged into a private bank and made off with Rs3.5 million in broad daylight. The bank is located in Phase VI Sehar Commercial area of the Defence Housing Authority (DHA), within the precincts of Gizri police station.
According to police, at least six armed culprits barged into the premises of a private bank situated in DHA vicinity and held the security guard and staff members hostage on gun point. The officer informed that the culprits later entered into the cash counter and looted over Rs 3.5 million and fled.
They first snatched weapon of the security guard, however they left it when leaving off the bank. Besides, the culprits also left their motorbike bearing a registration number, KDA-0997, and escaped on a car. A case 98/013 has been registered by the Bank Manager Muzahir Abbas against unidentified culprits.