Lahore: Three families robbed of millions
LAHORE: Robbers on Tuesday struck three times and deprived people of cash and valuables worth millions of rupees. Three robbers entered the house of textile mill owner Sheikh Irshaad in D block in Defence B police precincts and took away cash, jewellery and other valuables worth more than 10 million rupees.
The fleeing robbers confronted officials of the Defence Housing Authority and exchanged fire with them. As a result, the robbers left some of the looted valuables and fled. Separately, robbers looted cash and jewellery worth Rs4 million from a house in Islampura police precincts. Police said three robbers stormed the house of Ahmed Khan near Hajan Park, held the family hostage and took away Rs500,000, 150 tola gold ornaments and seven cell phones. Three robbers barged in the house of Sher Khan in B block in Johar Town police precincts and took away Rs300,000, 50 tola gold ornaments and three cell phones.