Lahore: Rs2m cigarettes looted
LAHORE: Robbers with the help of a security guard looted cigarettes worth Rs2 million and other valuables from the warehouse of a cigarette distribution company near Begum Kot Chowk in Shahdara at midnight on Wednesday. Shafique Dogar, who is distribution manager at Sheikh Muhammad Illyas Private Limited, told the police that their security guard Syed Muhammad Taqi rendered fellow guard Tariq Khan Baloch and loader Muhammad Qasim unconscious by giving them poisonous food in late hours and tied them with the help of his accomplices.
The suspects broke open the locks of go down, looted Rs40,000 cash, cigarettes of different brands worth Rs2 million, a UPS worth Rs30,000, company pistol worth Rs18,000 and a cell phone worth Rs2,000 and fled on their vehicle. Police registered a case under sections 381 and 337-J of the Pakistan Penal Code.