Lahore: 2 robbers held after chase, crossfire
LAHORE: Shahdara Town police took into custody two gunmen, one of them injured, who allegedly looted cash and cell phones from a cell phone outlet in Tarhr village and later injured a child during crossfire with police on Tuesday. Shahdara Town SHO Atif Zulfikar said the police responded to an emergency call and chased the suspects who opened fire at police. Twelve–year–old Asim was also injured in the crossfire. Police kept chasing them and capture them identified as Fayaz, alias Fajo, and Rana Mazhar, alias Haji, and seized looted valuables and weapons on them. Mazhar suffered bullet injuries in the crossfire. He said suspects had looted Rs50,000 and 35 cell phones from Ali Hassan’s shop.
He said Fayaz was released from jail two weeks ago.
In another an unrelated robbery, two gunmen waylaid Aziz Ahmad in Sattokatla police remits and robbed him of Rs40,000 and a cell phone while two robbers held Waseem in Shahdara remits and snatched his motorcycle, a cell phone and Rs22,000.
Robbers stormed into the house of Aamir in Sundar police remits and took away cash and valuables worth Rs600,000.
Some robbers barged into the house of Zafar in Shafeeqabad police remits and escaped after looting cash and valuables worth Rs500,000.