Robbers have a field day in Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI: The robbers seemed to have a field day on Tuesday as they struck at four points in the city and took away items of diamond and gold jewellery and valuables worth thousands of rupees.
Ali Zaman Kundi, a resident of Chaklala Scheme III complained to the Airport police that four armed persons made their forced entry to his house and held the inmates hostage at gunpoint. He said that the gunmen made off with a diamond ring and other gold jewellery items.
Similarly, Qaisar Hameed lodged a complaint with the Race Course police saying that two gunmen entered his shop and held him hostage at gunpoint. He said the robbers snatched cash, mobile phone and a large number of perfume bottles and escaped.
The amount of cash taken away by the robbers was yet to be estimated.
In another incident, two robbers entered the house of Chaudhry Mohammad Omer in RA Bazaar area and snatched Rs40,000 cash and gold ornaments from the inmates.
Saeed Pervez, another robbery victim, in his complaint lodged with the Cantonment police said that he was shopping in Saddar when an unidentified person put his gun on his back and took him to a dark place and forced to give up the cash and cell phone.
The gunman snatched Rs24,000 and a mobile phone from him and later disappeared in the dark, he said