Rawalpindi: Cash, valuables stolen from woman
RAWALPINDI: A woman was deprived of gold jewellery and cash by two gunmen here on Thursday night, police said. Mohammad Azhar was returning home along with his wife Aasia when the couple was intercepted by the gunmen in Gharibabad. The culprits snatched gold rings, two gold bangles and Rs8,000 from the woman.
On hearing her hue and cry, her brother-in-law Mohammad Irfan rushed to her rescue from his nearby house and tried to overpower the culprits.
“Irfan was shot and injured by the gunmen when he along with his brother Azhar tried to capture the robbers,” the investigating police officer said. He said a Muhafiz squad also reached on the spot but the gunmen escaped after firing into the air.