Bandits snatch 71 sacrificial animals from welfare trust
KARACHI: Some 71 sacrificial animals and other valuables were snatched from the workers of a renowned welfare organisation in the precincts of Shah Latif police station here on Wednesday. Some 25 armed robbers barged into the office of Saylani Welfare Trust in Bhains Colony and held the workers, including two security guards, hostage.
The bandits, who brought a 40-wheeler trailer with them, robbed all valuables, including workers’ cell phones and loaded 71 sacrificial animals worth Rs 3 million in the trailer before fleeing. Police have registered a case (738/11) on the complaint of trust worker Abdul Waheed and initiated the probe. According to security guards Mushtaq Baba and Idrees, the armed men also took away trust’s Rs 60,000 cash.