Tag Archives: Robbers

Woman killed for resisting robbers

A 58-year-old woman was killed by robbers for resistance at Mehar Fayyaz Colony on Thursday. The victim, identified as Zahida Perveen, was resident of Mehar Fayaz Colony located in Harbanspura. According to

AIT police arrests four robbers

Allama Iqbal Town (AIT) Police on Tuesday claimed to have arrested a four-member inter-district gang involved in a number of bike-snatching and robbery incidents. AIT Police Superintendent (SP) Muntazir Mehdi said, on

Robbers take away Rs 5m from bank

At least six Pushto-speaking Afghans looted Rs five million and hidden cameras on Monday afternoon from Bank Al-Habib Sheikhupura branch and fled away in a car. The police blocked all the city

10 robbers arrested

Crime Investigation Agency (CIA) Police Lahore on Wednesday claimed to have arrested 10 members of two dacoit gangs alleged to be involved incidents of dacoity, street crime and house robberies. CIA Police

Robbers take away one kg gold, Rs 2m cash

FAISALABAD – A gang of 14 dacoits attacked a house in a Chiniot village and took away one kilogram of gold ornaments worth Rs 4.5 million and Rs two million. Reportedly, the group entered the house of Jaffar Ali Kamoka in Chak No 101 Monian Wala in Chiniot and took the whole family hostage at gunpoint. In their bid to find out valuables, they severely tortured the housewife, Feroza Bibi, with rifle butts and tied the male members, Nasir Ali and Zafar Abbas. Then they collected the

Day after traders strike, Shershah scrap market struck by robbers

KARACHI – Unidentified robbers struck at the Shershah scrap market on Wednesday, a day after traders observed a shutter-down strike to protest being harassed by extortionists.
Four men on motorcycles arrived at the market and within minutes looted four shops and more than a dozen customers.
Most of the shops at the market were closed at the time as traders were still uncertain about reopening their businesses following Tuesday’s strike.
However, almost all traders of

Man shot and killed by robbers

LAHORE – Dacoits shot a 40 year old man dead for retaliating during a robbery in Sanda Police precincts while in Cantt and Liaqatabad police areas robbers have shot and injured 2 people on Wednesday.
The deceased named as Roedaad Khan was a resident of Mardan and was working at a local workshop as a gate keeper. According to the details the victim was having dinner with his son when robbers burst into the house. On retaliating the victim was shot and brought to a hospital in

Citizens rough up cops in Lahore, mistaking them as robbers

LAHORE – Harbanspura locals beat up four Muhafiz Squad police officers after midnight on Friday, thinking that they were dacoits. The local police late the same night reached the spot on a wireless call and arrested six people while different cases were registered against 18.
Some locals who mistook them as robbers dressed in police uniform beat up Sajid Husain, Tariq and Jibran Sohail from the Mujahid Squad near Shalamar Housing Scheme. The three policemen had spotted three

Police kill two robbers in a shootout

LAHORE – Two alleged robbers were shot dead in a shootout with the police in Harbanspura Police precincts late on Wednesday. The police claimed that one robber died as a result of firing from his accomplice while the other was shot dead by the police. The police arrested one robber while three others fled.
Police said robbers snatched a mobile phone and Rs 3,500 from a pedestrian namely Ashraf near Wada Sattar, Sheran Wali Kothi. Muhafiz Squad personnel, who were on a routine

Robbers loot valuables worth Rs 25m from boutique

LAHORE – Robbers looted clothes, a laptop and cash worth about Rs 25 million from a boutique located in Mini Market in the Ghalib Market Police precincts on Sunday.
Boutique owner Faryal Hussain said she was at home on Sunday when she received a call informing her boutique had been robbed. Subsequently, she drove to the boutique and found valuables including stitched and unstitched clothes, a laptop and Rs 60,000 in cash missing from the shop. She said a sweeper told her he