KARACHI: The Special Investigation Unit (SIU) police claim to have apprehended a suspect allegedly involved in bank robberies on Saturday. SIU officials said that the accused, identified as Khalid Bangash, was arrested during a raid in Saddar. Rs2.7 million, which he had looted with the help of his seven associates from the lockers of Meezan Bank in May this year in Gulshan-e-Iqbal, were also recovered. The companions have already been arrested. According to SIU officials, Bangash had earlier been arrested in a bank robbery case in Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa. Further investigations are underway.
Published in The Express Tribune, July 5th, 2015.
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