RAWALPINDI - Robbers, dacoits and car-lifters stuck in various localities of the city and looted cash, gold, mobile phones, electronic appliances and other valuables to the tune of million of rupees and pilfered seven cars and one motorcycle, sources informed.
Major Navid of Lane 5 Peshawar Road lodged a complaint with the Police Station Westridge that his wife Yasmin Malik was coming back to home in her car when three armed robbers intercepted her and snatched Rs1000, purse containing 2 gold chains, 3 rings, pension book and other valuables on gunpoint and run away. In New Town area, three intruders deprived a citizen Asif Javed of his car RB-235 and cash Rs35,000 and a computer.
A gang of robbers riding on two vehicles Suzuki Carry UF-296 and Mehran car stopped two persons Chaudhry Mumtaz and his friend going on anoter car in the limits of Police Station Naseerabad and snatched Rs90,000 and artificial ornaments.
Khurram Munir told Police Station Sadiqabad officials that four burglars jumped the walls of his house in and made the entire family hostage on gunpoint. Later, the robbers collected Rs 53000, 2 gold chains, 3 ear rings, 1 ring and 1 mobile phone. He also told police that the same robbers also stolen Rs 63000 and gold from the house of his owner, living on first floor of the house.
An employee of a soft drink company Muhammad Ahmed complained to PS Naseerabad
that he alongwith his friends wasittingthe company when armed dacoits came and snatched 3 mobile phones and cash from them on gun point.
In Rawat, a gang of five robbers stormed into a house owned by Tahir Iqbal and made off with Rs86,000, gold worth million of rupees and mobile phones.
On the other hand, auto-theft gang lifted a Corolla car (RY-352) of Khalid Hanif from area of PS Sadiqabad; stolen a Mehran car (LEA-8027) from New Town limits; picked away a Mehran car (RLD-8808) from precinct of PS Cannt; stolen Abdul Haq Chandio's car number MN-2141 from the area of PS Civil Line; taken away a car (LOV-6105) outside from Excise and Taxation Office controlled by PS Civil Line and theft Mehran Ahmed Khan's Corolla car LXY32 from the area of PS Airport and a car AAA-524 of Haris Akbar missed from the limits of PS City.
A motorcycle bearing registration number RIM-2419 owned by Nauman was also stolen from the limits of PS Morgah. Police, taking action on the complaints of victims, filed cases and started investigation.