Islamabad: Man deprived of Rs700,000
ISLAMABAD: Robbers struck in the capital city and made off with Rs0.7million cash on Monday, police said. Saqib Zaman was coming from I-10 Markaz after withdrawing Rs700,000 from a bank, when he was intercepted by a group of gunmen at I-102. The culprits held him at gunpoint and snatched the money.
Meanwhile, four robbers disguising policemen on Monday robbed the house of a Canadian High Commission employee in Gulzar-i-Quaid in Rawalpindi, the victim and the police said.
After being ignored by the Rescue 15 staff, a relative of the victims who had a friend at the airport police station called the police, but before the police reached the house, robbers had fled.
Abdul Karim, in a complaint lodged with the police said that four well-dressed persons entered the house in his absence and asked the women inmates that they were searching for illegal weapons as they were from the police department. Mr Karim said all the four persons who were carrying pistols ordered his daughters to keep silent otherwise they would be shot.