Robbers strike twice in Rawalpindi
RAWALPINDI: A person was robbed of Rs700,000 by three gunmen outside a commercial bank in Satellite Town while another person was deprived of Rs142,000 by five gunmen in Jatli on Wednesday, police said. Abdul Majeed, the resident of Satellite Town, was on way home after withdrawing Rs700,000 from a commercial bank branch when was intercepted by three motorbike riders in Commercial Market. He said that the culprits put their pistols on his head and asked him to give up the cash. They snatched the cash bag from him and escaped from the scene.
In another incident, Tahir Mehmood lodged a complaint with Jatli police saying that he was going home in his car when five persons traveling in another car blocked his way at a deserted place.
He said that the robbers held him at gunpoint and looted Rs142,000 and two cellphones from him and escaped from the scene.