Rawalpindi: Trader robbed of Rs3m
RAWALPINDI: A local trader was robbed of Rs3 million in cash and jewellery valuing about Rs2 million after three armed men gained their entry into his house in Haripura mohallah (Banni police area) in broad daylight on Tuesday, police and victims said.
The robbery victim, Sheikh Tariq Mehmood, in his complaint said three armed men entered his house in his absence and held his family hostage. They searched the house and broke the lockers.
“They did not harm anybody from the family, however, they collected Rs3 million lying in the house and gold weighing 34 tolas and left the house after locking the inmates in a room,” the police investigating officer said.
The police reached the crime scene and seized CCTV footage of the robbery. The footage was captured by the CCTV camera installed at the neighboring house.