Islamabad: Armed men snatch Rs1.5m from cashier
ISLAMABAD: Unidentified gunmen snatched Rs1.5 million from employees of Shan Marketing at gunpoint near Jawa Hotel in Sector I-9 here on Monday, police said.
Four men, riding in a Toyota Corolla car (IDL-9334), stopped the vehicle of Shan Marketing (RIS-1569) and snatched Rs1.5 million from cashier Zahid and others at gunpoint when they were on way to deposit this amount in the bank.
The Industrial Area Police Station was informed soon after the incident upon which police rushed to the scene and cordoned off the area. However dacoits managed to escape and their search is underway, police added. The Industrial Area Police Station is about two kilometres from where dacoits snatched cash.