Rs6mn robbed from a Karachi bank
KARACHI: Lack of security arrangements helped looters to raid a bank in Karachi and rob over Rs6 million in Liaquatabad area on Tuesday.
Daily Times reported Wednesday that five unknown armed persons took full advantage of the absence of CCTV cameras in a private bank located near ‘B’ Road, Sindh Hotel and held the staff hostage at gunpoint.
The daily quoted police officials as saying that the intruders beat the security guard, Irfan, besides snatching his TT pistol and fled with Rs6 million looted amount in less than seven minutes of robbery.
Police officials were still awaiting bank manager’s statement for formally registering the case.