Rawalpindi: 2 businessmen looted
RAWALPINDI: A factory owner was robbed of Rs226,000 by four gunmen in Pirwadhai while a drug store owner was deprived of Rs80,000 by four robbers in Satellite Town, police said on Tuesday. In the first incident, Zahoor Ahmad was on way to his factory when was intercepted by four unidentified motorbike riders who forced him to stop his car on gunpoint. The gunmen snatched the cash bag and escaped from the scene.
In the other incident, four robbers entered a drug store in Satellite Town and held its owner Ikhlaq Ahmad hostage on gunpoint. The gunmen who were in their 30s took Rs80,000 from the cash counter and escaped from the scene.
The respective police registered separate cases and started investigation.
Meanwhile, a motorcyclist was killed after being hit by a dumper at Cheering Cross on Peshawar Road, the police said.
Fahim Haider, 30, was going on his motorcycle when was hit by a recklessly driven dumper at a U-turn on Peshawar Road. As a result, he sustained serious injuries and died on the spot while the dumper driver escaped from the scene. Later, the vehicle was impounded by the Westridge police and search for its driver was launched.