Taxila: 4 robbers held
TAXILA: Four robbers were arrested after they looted a jewellery shop here on Wednesday. Police said the bandits entered the shop in the commercial market at Fasial Shaheed Road at around 2pm and made the owner hostage at gunpoint. They looted gold ornaments worth Rs0.4 million and fled in a car. After getting information, the police intercepted the robbers near a telephone factory on Taxila-Haripur Road. However, they disembarked from the vehicle, hid in the woods and opened fire on the police. Police enforcement was called and after one-hour, the bandits were overpowered.
The arrested men were identified as Abdul Rasheed, Mohammad Haneef, Kamran Ahmed and Mohammad Shareef alias Raiz, residents of Rawalakot in Azad Kashmir, Abbotabad and Lahore. Police said they recovered the looted valuables, weapons and the vehicle used in the robbery.