Mardan: Trader deprived of Rs2m at gunpoint
MARDAN: Two unidentified motorcyclists snatched Rs2 million from a trader at gunpoint at a crowded bazaar here on Tuesday. The officials of city police station quoted the trader, Imran, as saying that he was going to a bank to deposit an amount of Rs2 million when two unidentified armed men riding a motorcycle intercepted him, threw red chili into his eyes and snatched the money. The city police station registered a case and started investigation.
After the incident, the traders of cloth market staged a protest demonstration outside the city police station and demanded immediate recovery of the looted amount and arrest of the bandits.
The traders chanted slogans against the district police for their failure to provide security to the traders` community of the city.