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Armed robbers snatch $50,000 from citizen in Karachi’s Clifton – Pakistan

Armed pillion riders snatched round $50,000 and different valuables from a UK-returned Pakistani in Clifton at gunpoint, police confirmed on Friday.

South Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Syed Asad Raza mentioned that the complainant needed to shut his account in a personal financial institution in Clifton and withdrew all of his foreign money.

Raza mentioned the financial institution administration requested the particular person to contact them after three days and to go to their workplace on Thursday at 4pm.

He added {that a} financial institution official gave the money to the complainant at an atypical counter regardless of it being such an enormous sum. The SSP opined that every one these components raised some “suspicions” and the investigators had been additionally wanting into these features.

In the meantime, Boat Basin police registered a primary info report (FIR), a duplicate of which is out there with Daybreak.com, a day in the past underneath sections 34 (frequent intention), 392 (theft) and 397 (theft or dacoity, with try and trigger demise or grievous harm) of the Pakistan Penal Code on the criticism of Zulfiqar Ali.

Ali mentioned that he resided in a rented bungalow in Clifton after coming from the UK on November 18 and had a personal enterprise.

He mentioned he visited Normal Chartered on Monday and obtained details about his account from an official who knowledgeable him that it was blocked as he didn’t use it for a substantial interval.

Ali mentioned he had informed the financial institution official to shut his greenback account and return his money to him. He mentioned the official knowledgeable him that the financial institution would full the method and alert him.

The complainant mentioned the official known as him on Thursday to go to the financial institution earlier than 4pm.

The FIR added Ali reached the financial institution round 3:30pm the place the official gave him $49,964.68 {dollars} on the money counter.

It additional mentioned that Ali had requested the financial institution official to offer him with a secure place in order that he might safe his quantity, because it was an enormous sum in money, to which Zeeshan had responded that the financial institution tended to present money on the counter.

The FIR mentioned that Ali drove again alone and when he reached his dwelling and parked the automotive then two armed pillion riders arrived from behind. It added that they confirmed him a pistol and demanded the packet containing {dollars}, threatening that in any other case they’d shoot him.

Ali mentioned he was terrified and the suspects snatched his mobile phone, purse, Rs50,000 and the {dollars} he had hidden, and fled afterwards.

He mentioned that he might determine the suspects and requested that police proceedings be initiated.

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