Robbers kill guard, loot Rs12m from Swabi bank.

SWABI -- Unidentified robbers looted Rs12 million from a branch of the National Bank of Pakistan in Zaida area here on Friday night after shooting dead the guard, whose body was found in a bathroom on Saturday morning, the police said.

The bank manager and cashier told the Zaida police that about Rs12 million were missing from the bank's locker, SHO Zaida police station Nazim Khan told Dawn.

He said he visited the crime scene and it seemed the guard, identified as Fazalur Rehman, hailing from Panjpir village, had committed a grave mistake by opening the main door to the bank branch, allowing the robbers to easily complete their job.

'The robbers shot dead the guard with a pistol from close range,' he said.

SHO Nazim Khan said the bank officials and the police came to know about the incident when the other security guard of the bank...

To continue reading

Request your trial

VLEX uses login cookies to provide you with a better browsing experience. If you click on 'Accept' or continue browsing this site we consider that you accept our cookie policy. ACCEPT