Lahore: Dacoits end their ‘day’ with Rs1.8m booty
LAHORE: Dacoits on Thursday made off with cash, gold ornaments, and other valuables worth Rs 1.8 million during several successful strikes from different parts of the Punjab Capital, police sources claimed.
Two robbers equipped with pistols stormed into the house (No 3 Street No 11) of Liaqat Ali in Shafiqabad police area. The robbers held up the family members at gunpoint, locked them in a room, and escaped after collecting cash, gold ornaments and clothes worth Rs 310,000.
A car-rider Muhammad Ilyas along with his family was on his way home when two gunmen riding on a motorcycle intercepted him in Wahdat Colony police area.
The bandits held up his family members at gunpoint and fled away after snatching cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 420,000.
Sajjad Ahmed was on his way home from office when two motorcyclists intercepted him in Baghbanpura police area. He was deprived of cash, mobile phones, and a wristwatch worth Rs 1500,000. Five dacoits forced their entry into the Dera of Muhammad Atif situated in Manawan police vicinity. The bandits held up his workers at gunpoint and took away cash, cellular phones and six male goats worth Rs 160,000.
Irshad Bano was going to pick her children from a school when two motorcyclists intercepted her in Harbanspura police area. She was deprived of cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 45,000 at gunpoint.
Rasheed along with his family members was on his way home when two robbers intercepted him in Shadbagh police area. The robbers held them up at gunpoint and escaped after collecting cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 200,000.
Two gunmen held up Asif in Barki police area and deprived him of cash and valuables worth Rs 74,000. Ghulam Qadir was coming back after withdrawing Rs 270,000 from a bank when gunmen intercepted him near Laal School, in Sanda police area. The bandits held him up at gunpoint and snatched away the cash.
Two robbers intercepted another motorcyclist, Kashif, in Gulberg police vicinity and deprived him of his mobile phone and purse, containing Rs 5000.
Another motorcyclist, Asif, was coming back after withdrawing Rs 75,000 from a bank when robbers intercepted him in Shadbagh police precincts. He was deprived of the cash and his cellular phone as well.
Niamat was on his way home when two gunmen riding a motorcycle intercepted in Liaqatabad police vicinity. He was deprived of cash and mobile phone worth Rs 39,000.
The police have registered the cases in all above mentioned incidents and are investigating worth no arrest made so far in this regard.