Rs16,000 out of Rs3 mn robbed from bank in Peshawar
PESHAWAR: Two armed men robbed a local bank and succeeded in fleeing on a motorbike, an official said on Tuesday. A police official, requesting anonymity, said two motorcyclists broke into the Sunehri Masjid Road branch of the Habib Bank Limited after overpowering the guard and the policeman on duty. The robbers snatched guns from the guards and made the entire staff hostage at gunpoint.
However, the robbers panicked while collecting money and made off with only Rs16,000 out of the Rs3 million cash in the bank, the official said. A case has been registered against the unknown robbers.