KARACHI: One of the dacoits involved in the Edhi centre robbery has been identified, Express News reported Tuesday.
With the help of witnesses, a record and pictures of the culprit have been found which will lead to his eventual arrest.
In the robbery which took place on Sunday, October 19, five kilos of gold and foreign currency worth Rs20 million were reportedly stolen from the Edhi centre located in the Mithadar area. At the time of the robbery, Abdul Sattar Edhi was present at the centre.
The culprit, who has not yet been named is from the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi and is said to have been involved in several robberies and has previously been jailed.
In an attempt to gather as much information as possible, the police have collected statements and cellphone details of around two dozen men and women serving and former staff members of the foundation.
The police reportedly have the evidence needed and a thorough search of the city has commenced to find and arrest the culprits.