Lahore: Man deprived of cash
LAHORE: A pickpocket on Tuesday deprived a senior federal government officer of his bank, club and hospital cards plus cash worth Rs 80,000 at a marriage ceremony.
According to FIR lodged with the police, Khalid Farooq, an officer of Accounts Group, was attending the walima reception of his friend’s son at Wapda Town. While taking food, his purse was removed by some pickpocket. “I immediately informed the guests and management of the wedding hall but the culprit could not be traced,” he explained.