KARACHI: Police in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) on Wednesday arrested a woman allegedly involved in a string of robberies across the city.
The woman named Chanda alias Aman was involved in over two dozen incidents of looting citizens withdrawing money from ATMs.
Chanda’s two male accomplices Zeeshan and Waseem managed to escape and evade arrest.
A pistol was recovered from the suspect’s pursue. CCTV footage of the robberies has also been obtained, in which she can be seen looting citizens withdrawing money from ATM machines.
The police stated that Chanda, with the help of her two accomplices from Baldia Town, targeted people withdrawing cash from ATM machines in several areas of the city including DHA, Nursery and Tariq Road. They also confirmed the involvement of Chanda’s accomplices in several other criminal incidents.
Chanda would go to meet her accomplices at Baldia Town from her residence in Shah Faisal Colony, and they would then embark on their activities on a motorcycle. At police check posts, she and her accomplices would usually be allowed to pass unchecked.