Lahore: Robbers injure bank guard, loot Rs 4m
LAHORE: Five dacoits in police uniform stormed into a bank at Hamdard Town in the Green Town police jurisdiction on Tuesday and looted Rs 4m at gunpoint.
The dacoits also shot at and wounded a security guard on resistance. Police said that five dacoits in police uniform came to the bank and one of them made a guard hostage at gunpoint.
The guard tried to overpower the dacoit who shot at and wounded him. Meanwhile, the remaining dacoits stormed into the bank and looted Rs 4m in cash.
According to the SSP Operations, one of the dacoits in plainclothes had been monitoring the whole operation. He said the dacoity was committed on the pattern of the Faisal Town incident in which lakhs of rupees were looted.
Meanwhile, armed dacoits barged into the house of a trader in Eastwood Chung and looted gold ornaments weighing 30 tolas and Rs 300,000 at gunpoint.