Lahore: Bank robbed of Rs 1.7 million
LAHORE: Robbers took away Rs 1.7 million in a daylight bank robbery in the Kot Lakhpat police area on Thursday. Three dacoits stormed into UBL Kot Lakhpat Branch near Atari Darbar at around 2pm. They took hostage the bank staff and the visitors at gunpoint after snatching weapon from the bank security guard. The robbers collected Rs 1.7 million cash and fled from the scene while firing in the air. Police and senior officers rushed to the scene, collected forensic evidence and recorded the statements of the bank staff and the visitors for further investigations. The investigators also watched the video of CCTV cameras installed in and around the bank to identity the robbers. However, no breakthrough could be made so far. A case, 635/12, has been registered under Section 392 on the complaint of Abdul Muteen, the manager of the bank.