Karachi (December 31, 2018): Security measures, taken to prevent robberies in 2018 have proven to be successful as the ratio of bank robberies in 2018, has fallen down to three.
Whereas in 2017, At least eight hapless private banks in Karachi had forlorn state of affairs in 2017 as robbers looted a whooping Rs 17 million from them in just 27 minutes (or 1620 seconds).
As per details, the first bank robbery of 2018 was recorded on January in which the robbers managed to loot a huge amount of money.
In May, another bank fell prey to vicious circle of robberies in the metropolis as robbers took away with them Rs 3 million,, which led the Lawmakers into action. Suspects were arrested by Rangers and Police in several operations, including bank robbers.
Robberies garnered pace in month of August again after when the bank robbers were arrested by the Lawmakers.
SSP Malir stated, a noticeable decrease in bank robberies has been witnessed in 2018. All of those, who were involved in robberies have been arrested.