Islamabad: 20 robberies and vehicle thefts in 24 hours
ISLAMABAD: Robbers, burglars and thieves made 20 strikes on Monday in different localities of twin cities and took away cash, gold ornaments and vehicles worth millions of rupees, police said. Eight armed robberies were committed while eight vehicles were stolen from different localities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad during last 24 hours. Armed men committed robberies at two houses in New Town, two in Jatli, two in Wah, Sadiqabad, Saddar Bairuni (Dhamial) each.
In Islamabad, a robbery was committed at a house in Sector I–10/4. A car was snatched in Jhangi Syedan. In Islamabad, two gunmen entered a house in Sector I-10/4 and took away cash, gold and other valuables to the tune of half-a-million rupees, police said. Muhammad Naveed Khan lodged a complaint with the Sabzi Mandi Police that two dacoits looted his house after holding his family at gunpoint.
A Suzuki Cultus car (LXY–1540) was snatched at gunpoint near Jhangi Syedan. The Tarnol Police, quoting complainant Yousaf, said that he was heading towards Islamabad when two bike-riding gunmen intercepted him and snatched his car after holding him at pistol point.
While four vehicles, including a two-wheeler (applied for), were stolen from various localities of Islamabad, including Markaz F-8, Melody Market, Sabzi Mandi, police said. Two cars, including the one bearing registration number LXL-8565, were stolen from Markaz F-8. A Suzuki Mehran car (LEB-2044) was lifted from the UBL parking lot in Melody Market.