Rawalpindi: Robbers strike at 3 places
RAWALPINDI: Armed robbers on Thursday deprived people of money, gold jewelry and cellphones in three different strikes, police said. Raja Ishfaq Ahmed complained to the Civil Lines police that he was going to his friend’s house to deliver Rs1.2 million when two motorcyclists came and took away the bag . In another incident, a family was looted of cash, gold ornaments and two cellphones in Khayaban–i-Sir Syed. Mohammad Mustakeem said a person called on his cellphone and informed him that he had been rewarded in a lucky draw and that he was waiting for him outside his home to deliver the prize.
When he opened the door three armed persons forced their way into the house and held all the inmates hostage in a room, collected Rs30,000, four gold jewelry sets and three mobile phones and escaped.
A group of three robbers raided the house of Shahbaz Ali and looted Rs 385,000 after taking him at gunpoint.