RE - Robbers took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables in several hits in the City on Sunday.
Reportedly, a group of four outlaws intercepted one Malik Shafqat, held him up at gunpoint and took away gold ornaments worth Rs 350,000 and a cell phone in the jurisdiction of Johar Town police.
In another incident two armed motorcycle riders deprived one Mohammad Waseem of Rs 14,800 and a cell phone in the limits of Race Course police station. Two armed motorcycle riders snatched two cell phones and Rs 12,500 from one Syed Shahid Hussain in the jurisdiction of Islampura police station.
An armed motorcycle rider snatched two cell phones from one Malik Laiquat Ali in the limits of Ichhara police station.
Two armed dacoits snatched Rs 5,000 and a cell phone from one Mohammad Sultan Khan in Shahdara police precinct.
A group of six robbers stormed into the office of additional medical superintendent Punjab Institute of Mental Health Dr Captain (r) Muhammad Anwer in limits of Shadman police station, held his gatekeeper Muhammad Ashiq hostage at gunpoint, looted Rs913,270 cash from his safe in Admn Block and escaped.
Three armed motorcycle riders snatched Rs7,000 and two cell phones from Aamir Hussain in the jurisdiction of Nishtar Colony police station. Two armed motorcycle riders waylaid Muhammad Atif in Liaqatabad police limits and deprived him of a cell phone. Thieves took away three motorcycles from Mughalpura, Shadman and Kot Lakhpat on Sunday, police said.
Two robbers looted Rs600 and jewellery worth Rs80,000 from wife of one Aqeel in Ayyaz Town in Ghaziabad police precinct. Salman was deprived of wallet and cell phone in Ghalib Market area while Sagheer was robbed of motorcycle in Sandah area.
'5339 applications disposed off at CM Complaint Cell'
PPI adds: During one month of August 2008, at Chief Minister Complaint Cell at 3-Club Road GOR-1, 5339 applications have been disposed off while hundreds applicants were listened and facilitated through open katcheries.
It was disclosed by Political Secretary to Chief Minister Qamar-uz-Zaman while talking to media, here Sunday.
He told that only in one month 3907 people appeared in Complaint Cell while 1432 came with complaints in open katcheries. He determined that out of these 80 percent problems have been resolved and day by day situation was improving. He said that apart from appearing personally, 3218 complaints are received through e-mails, fax and by post and Complaint Cell actively responded on 2025 application.
He further told that during August, 4 Sub-inspectors and 4 Assistant-Sub Inspectors have been suspended due to inefficiency while a number of cases have also been registered against the 'Qabza Group' after retrieving illegal occupation of land of LDA belonging to four widows.
He said that Chief Minister Punjab was being briefed on monthly progress of Complaint Cell and stern action being recommended against officers, involved in malpractice. He also appealed the masses to refrain from lodging complaints on litigated issues and come with only their own problems at Chief Minister Complaint Cell.