QUETTA  - A security guard with help of another accused looted over eight crore Pakistani and foreign currency from a private bank in Quetta the other day. According to Regional Police Officer and Deputy Inspector General of Quetta Police Abdul Razaaq Cheema, the security guard of a private bank and his abettor deprived the bank of Rs83.5 million last night. He said the police had gathered footage of the incident from the closed-circuit TV (CCTV) cameras.

Blood samples and other evidence had also been collected from the scene. An FIR into the incident had been registered with a police station of the provincial capital against four accused and investigations were underway. Another security guard of the bank, during investigations, revealed that the incident of robbery took place when he was on leave.

The accused security guard who deprived the bank of huge money with the help of his abettor was identified as Sharbat Khan, a resident of Parachinar. Whereabouts of the other accused in the case were yet to be known. As per initial investigations by police, the incident happened on Monday night when the bank was closed due to Eid Miladun Nabi. The report revealed that looters disconnected all CCTV cameras of the bank by cutting their wires before looting money. However, regional police officer was of the belief that they could not dodge the law and would soon be apprehended.