Bank manager killed, cashier injured in armed robbery

PESHAWAR: The manager of a private bank was shot dead while the cashier sustained bullet injuries when armed robbers opened fire at them during a robbery here in the jurisdiction of Chamkani police station, on the outskirts of the city on Tuesday.

Police said armed robbers entered the Bank of Khyber branch near City Homes in Chamkani area and during robbery shot dead the bank manager on resistance. The robbers also fired at the cashier, badly injuring him.

The bank manager was identified as Asghar Awan (41) while the injured cashier named Hashmat Khan (33). Police shifted the dead and injured to hospital.

Chamkani police have registered a case and started searching for the accused involved.