Rawalpindi - The police have decided to quiz all the robbers who have been languishing in Adiala Jail in bank robbery cases to find clue about the gang of six robbers that plundered Rs 20 million from a local bank at Chuhur Chowk.

The top bosses of Rawalpindi police would make official request to the courts to allow police to investigate the accused who are in jail for their involvement in bank robberies, reliable sources disclosed to The Nation yesterday.

Moreover, the investigators have also widened the sphere the investigation by bringing the hardcore criminals and robbers of other districts, they said. The process of geo-fencing have also been started to burst the six-member gang of robbers, sources said.

According to sources, Rawalpindi police have made mind to investigate all the accused who have been jailed for their alleged involvement in bank robberies through permission of courts. They said that police teams have also shown the pictures of all the dacoits and robbers to the bank staffers to indentify the robbers who committed heist in the bank.

“Police also obtained the data from crime record officer, besides collecting the information from the DPOs of other districts to identify the robbers,” sources said adding that the mobile data of all the bank staffers was also being obtained for making any breakthrough in the bank robbery case.

Talking to The Nation, City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi confirmed the development saying police are investigating the bank robbery that took place at Chuhur Chowk on Wednesday last. “For the purpose, several police teams have been constituted under the supervision of SSP (Operations) Irfan Tariq and SP Muhammad Ateeque Tahir,” he said. He said that police have been investigating the bank robbery through different angles and the robbers would be arrest within four or five days. “The history is witnessed that Rawalpindi police have solved several bank robbery cases,” CPO Abbasi said.

Earlier, six armed robbers stormed into a bank at Chuhur Chowk and looted more than Rs 2 million after injuring two security guards. A bank robbery case was registered with police station Westridge. Chief Minister Punjab Mian Shahbaz Sharif took notice of bank robbery and ordered RPO Wisal Fakhar Sultan Raja and CPO Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi to take action against all the police officers and bank staffers whose negligence led to the heist.