RAHIM YAR KHAN (92 News) – A robber – who went viral after a video of him stealing from an automated teller machine (ATM) and then sticking his tongue out at the camera surfaced on the social media – died in police custody on Sunday.
The ATM thief suspect who identified as Salahuddin
and arrested in Rahim Yar Khan
a month after the video incident, passed away while he was in police custody.
Reportedly, he was suffering from a health condition and was rushed to a hospital when his condition deteriorated, where he died. The district police officer has ordered an inquiry into his death, the exact cause of which would be determined in a post-mortem.
Salahuddin was arrested when he was recognised by security officials in Rahim Yar Khan on Friday, after the video of him attempting to steal from the ATM and sticking his tongue out at the camera went viral.
It was also reported that Salahuddin pretended to be deaf and dumb in initial investigation and he admitted several crimes during the interrogation.
Earlier, the thief of ATM
has been arrested on Monday for stealing more than 4 million rupees from a bank’s ATM in Faisalabad.
As per details, the accused, Usman, works as an engineer in a private firm. The case has been lodged against him and the amount, which was stolen, recovered from the suspect.
On November 10, the suspect stole more than Rs4 million from the ATM situated on the Canal road.
SP Madina Town in a press conference said the culprit had confessed to stealing the money and said that it was his first act of larceny. He was recognised with the help of CCTV footage and arrested in after effort of two days, he added.