The guard who held the staff of a private bank hostage in Kot Abdul Malik area of Lahore was arrested by the police Monday, Geo News reported.

According to the sources, the guard of a private bank went inside the bank in the wee hours of Monday morning and held the staff hostage. He said that police killed his brother earlier and will kill him too. He locked himself in the toilet and fired at the security personnel from inside.

Police resorted to shelling and tear gas in order to catch him alive.

Bank manager told that the guard was mentally challenged and was hired few days earlier.