Rawalpindi: Car lifted, house burgled
RAWALPINDI: A car was stolen on Friday from the limits of Sadiqabad Police Station. Raja Wajahat Hussain in a report lodged with the police said some unidentified thieves had stolen his Suzuki Cultus car (HZ-667), which he had parked outside his house.
In another incident, thieves burgled a house in the limits of Civil Lines police station. Rubina Waheed in a complaint lodged with the police said thieves had stolen 10-tola gold ornaments, colour TV, VCD, VCR, iron and prize bonds worth Rs 60,000 when she was out of the house. Sadiqabad police on late Thursday night arrested an alleged outlaw Ilyas and recovered a revolver and two rounds. Rawat police arrested an alleged bootlegger Raza Hamid and seized 10 bottles of liquor.
Meanwhile, a fire broke out in a house near New Kattarian in the limits of New Town police station on Friday noon. Rescue 1122 reached the venue in time and put out the fire after three hours efforts. Owner of the house, Malik Mumtaz told police that the fire, which erupted due to short-circuiting, gutted Rs 200,000 valuables. No casualty was reported.