Rs8 million looted from Swabi bank
SWABI: Unidentified robbers snatched Rs8 million from a bank in the Tehsil Razaar at gunpoint on Tuesday, said the sources. The sources said five robbers came on motorcycles and forced their way into the branch of Habib Bank in Dagai. “The robbers took the staff hostage at gunpoint and made off with the cash,” said an official of the Kalu Khan Police Station. Sources said two accountholders, Noor Islam and son of Hakim Khan were also deprived of Rs40,000 and of Rs8000, respectively. When contacted, superintendent of police Mian Muhammad Saeed said about Rs1.5 million was looted in the incident.