KARACHI, Nov 30: Armed robbers stormed into a private bank branch on Tipu Sultan Road on Friday, held the staff at gunpoint and walked off with over Rs4.5 million in the 21st bank heist of the year.

Police said that five robbers entered the Meezan Bank’s Tipu Sultan Road branch. Two of the robbers stayed at the main entrance of the bank while remaining three snatched the pistol of a private security guard, held the other staff at gunpoint and collected cash from the cash counters.

They completed their operation within five minutes and escaped on motorcycles, the police said, adding that they did not take away the digital video recorder (DVR) from the bank.

Till late in the night, no FIR regarding the heist was lodged at the Tipu Sultan police station.—Staff Reporter

More From This Section

Doctors see Musharraf at his daughter’s home

Leaders of APML say that Musharraf is in Karachi basically to see his daughter and meet relatives and friends.

Sindh police want Nadra kiosks at inter-provincial borders

No mechanism to keep details of people moving from one province to another

Arab royal hunts down 2,100 houbara bustards in three week safari

A Saudi prince poached 2,100 houbara bustards in 21-day hunting safari in Chagai, Balochistan, says a report.

‘Tactful’ ANP picking up the thread

KARACHI: There are no hoardings or an election symbol to pronounce the intra-party elections of the Awami National...

Comments are closed.
Explore: Indian elections 2014
Explore: Indian elections 2014
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
How much do you know about Indian Elections?
Front Page