2009 Karachi bank robbery

The 2009 Karachi bank robbery occurred on December 13, 2009 when robbers stole US$3.7 million from the main branch of Allied Bank in Karachi, Pakistan. It is considered the biggest bank robbery in history of Pakistan. Police say the gang was led by one of the bank's guards. The robbers broke into the main vault and stole foreign currency worth 10 billion rupees ($3.7 million).[1]

The main culprit of the robbery was arrested by the police[2] on 19 December 2009.


  1. ^ Hasan, Syed Shoaib (14 December 2009). "Robbers steal $3.7m from bank in Pakistan". BBC. Retrieved 19 April 2015.
  2. ^ "Main culprit of bank heists arrested". The Nation. 2009-12-19. Retrieved 2019-07-20.