Lahore: Robbers in police uniform raid wedding party
LAHORE: Dacoits clad in police uniforms stormed into a wedding party, held up the guests at gun–point and snatched away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 2.6 million in Factory Area police limits, police sources claimed on Tuesday. Tariq told the police that four dacoits in police uniforms forced their entry into the wedding ceremony that was taking place in Gulistan Colony. The bandits disguised as cops first searched the participants, then took out guns, and took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables. Police is investigating.
In another incident, dacoits also barged into the house of Azhar in Manga Mandi police vicinity and snatched away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 2.3 million after holding the inmates hostage at gun–point.
Police sources also said that robbers looted several houses in Nawab Town, Satu Katla, Gujjarpura, Nishtar Colony and Hanjarwal police areas and fled away after collecting cash and gold ornaments worth millions of rupees.
Meanwhile, three cars were stolen away from Defence, Iqbal Town, and SheraKot police areas while four motorcycles were either snatched or stolen away from Township, Manawan, Shalimar and Batapura police areas.