UBL Bank robbed of Rs3.4m
Karachi: Four armed men committed a bank robbery inside a local bank in broad day light within the limits of Taimuria police station. They looted Rs3.4 million and also snatched the repeaters from the guards.
Superintendent of Police (SP) Azad Raza of North Nazimabad Town said that the robbery was committed in the United Bank Limited (UBL), Sakhi Hasan, Taimuria police limits. A case was lodged on the complaint of the bank manager.
He added that, the criminals after committing the offence had also taken with them the video footage and fled in a white Alto car. SP Raza said that the bank authorities had called the police after the offence while an employee of the bank ran over to the police station and informed them of the robbery, According to bank staff they had pressed the security alarm but interestingly enough the staff reached the bank after a lapse of an hour.
He added that, they had taken into custody both the guards for questioning and with the help of the statements of the eyewitnesses they are trying to prepare the sketches of the suspects. Cash looted from the bank is insured. Further probe is under way.