ATM robber who went viral dies in police custody

RAHIM YAR KHAN: A robber who went viral after a video of him stealing from an ATM in Faisalabad and then sticking his tongue out at the camera surfaced on the social media, died in police custody.

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The suspect, who was identified as Salahuddin and arrested in Rahim Yar Khan a month after the video incident, was suffering from a health condition and was rushed to a hospital when his condition worsened, 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 handcuffed 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.

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