KARACHI: Another private bank was wiped out in Quaid-e-Azam city during the weekend, armed criminals looted dozens of bank lockers and fled. Along with street crime, bank robberies are on the rise in Karachi. The armed criminals raided a bank located at Chowrangi area of Karachi for two minutes, looted millions of rupees and fled. Another bank in Shar-e-Quaid was wiped out. The bank robbery took place in Sakhi Hassan area of Karachi, where armed criminals looted dozens of bank lockers and fled.
According to the police, four armed accused entered the bank last night and snatched weapons from the security guard on duty and took them hostage. After taking the security guard hostage, the accused robbed the bank. According to the police report, the accused locked the bank lockers. They also brought a gas cylinder and a cutter machine for cutting. After taking the security guards hostage, the armed accused satisfactorily cut all the lockers and looted all the belongings in the lockers. SSP Central Malik Murtaza told the media that The accused cut the 34 lockers and looted the goods. The looted goods are said to be worth crores of rupees. After the incident, the accused took away the DVR system of the bank. According to Malik Murtaza, the security guard had gone to eat with his friend. When he returned, the guard opened the door of the bank and entered with the accused. The accused stayed in the bank from 9 pm to 5 am and took action. It appears from the incident that the accused already had information, further investigation is underway regarding the incident. Police officials have arrested both the security guards of the bank for investigation.