Main accused in Edhi Centre robbery arrested

Saturday, October 25th, 2014 8:05:45 by

KARACHI: The main accused in the Edhi Centre robbery has been arrested in Korangi, Express News reported on Saturday. 

The search for the suspects has been ongoing throughout the city since October 19 — the day the robbery took place — in which five kilos of gold and foreign currency worth Rs20 million were reportedly stolen from the Edhi centre located in the Mithadar area.

Police arrested a man named Mazhar who allegedly planned the robbery in its entirety. He was from the Zaman Town area in Korangi.

Earlier this week, police had identified a man after they collected statements and cellphone details of around two dozen men and women serving and former staff members of the foundation.

Police will carry out questioning to determine the location of the further five suspects for whom the search is still ongoing.

Karachi News Sources -2

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