Bank Robbers Nabbed Rs4m | Kill Head Constable and Security Guard
QUETTA: A police head constable and a private security guard were killed during a robbery at a bank in Kuchlak area, around 25 kilometres from Quetta, on Monday. At least three other security guards and a civilian were injured in the shootout.
The robbers succeeded in looting Rs4 million.
Police said that at least four armed men entered the branch of Bank Islami and ordered the staff to hand over the cash. However, the head constable and private security guards posted at the bank challenged the robbers. The robbers opened fire, killing head constable and injuring five others.
Police arrived at the site soon after receiving information about the incident and shifted the body and the injured to Civil Hospital Quetta, where one of the injured security guards died.
The deceased were identified as head constable Muhammad Sarwar and Abdul Qayyum, the security guard employed by a private company.
The injured were identified as security guards Rehmatullah, Abdul Shakoor, Siraj Ahmed and a civilian, Zainullah.
Security forces accompanied by the police conducted raids at various places to trace the robbers. “Some suspects were taken into custody for interrogation,” police sources said.
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