Karachi: Jewellery shop on Tariq Road looted
KARACHI: Robbers took away “artificial” jewellery said to be worth about Rs500,000 from a jewellery shop on Tariq Road within the remit of the Ferozabad police station early on Thursday, police said.
They said that the incident occurred at Silver Jubilee Jeweller shop located in a commercial area on Tariq Road where unidentified men early in the morning sneaked in the shop after breaking the padlocks and pulling up the shutter.
SHO of the area Ejaz Khawaja said that the robbers used a cutter to break the locks. The robbery took place at around Fajar timing, he added.
The shop dealt with silver and “artificial” jewellery and it was claimed that between Rs400,000 and Rs500,000 worth jewellery was stolen, the SHO added.
A watchman, Saboor, had been taken into custody for questioning, the police said.
An FIR of the incident was not registered till filing of this report.