Police arrest street criminals after ATM robbery video goes viral
KARACHI: Karachi police on Monday night claimed to have arrested two street criminals days after their video of robbing a citizen inside an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) went viral on social media, ARY News reported.
According to SSP Central Rao Arif, the police arrested two street criminals in injured condition from within the precincts of Ajmer Nagri police station.
The police officer said that the two street criminals were stopped by a police party for snap checking when they opened fire upon the law enforcement agency personnel and tried to flee the scene but police chased the duo and arrested them in injured condition.
As they were identified after being taken into custody, it emerged that they were involved in robbing a citizen of his hard earned money inside an ATM machine in North Karachi.
The CCTV footage of the incident went viral on social media with people calling for their arrest.
IG Sindh Kaleem Imam, in a message, lauded the SSP Central and his team for arresting the street criminals.
It is pertinent to note here that a video of an ATM robbery went viral on social media this week. The video shows two criminals entering an ATM in North Karachi and robbing a person by forcing him to draw money through his ATM card.
The victim reportedly claimed that he was about to draw his salary from the ATM when the two criminals robbed him of this hard earned money.