Tag Archives: Robbery

Man shot dead resisting robbery

MURIDKE – Dacoits killed a newly married person and seriously injured his cousin when they were going to the Lahore airport on Thursday morning on Muridke-Narowal Road.
Reportedly, Basharat Ali, 30, of Qila Kalarwala came back to Pakistan from abroad after seven years for marriage a month ago. On the day of the incident, he was going to the Lahore airport with his brother Ashiq Hussain and cousins, Atta Muhammad and Khalid Latif, when five dacoits ordered them to stop.
As

Robbery or terrorism?

LAHORE – Unidentified armed men shot and killed two patrolling constables on Lower Mall late on Saturday. The killers also snatched an SMG rifle and police identity cards from 40-year-old Abdul Razaq, a resident of Sialkot and 26-year-old Sajjad Hussain, a resident of Safdarabad district in Sheikhupura.
The police said they set up a picket behind Ghora Hospital a few days ago. On Saturday, constables Abdul Razzaq and Sajjad Hussain were on a routine patrol in the area. Both were

Awan indicted in kidnapping, robbery case

RAWALPINDI – The Rawalpindi District Court on Saturday framed charges against Law Minister Babar Awan in an incident involving the abduction of a newspaper’s owner and robbery in 1998. Awan appeared before Civil Judge Mehr Sarfaraz Hussain with his counsel Farooq Awan and People’s Lawyers’ Forum lawyers Sajid Tanoli and Babar Ali.
Awan denied the charges and called the case baseless. During the course of the hearing, a witness Mohammad Doraiz also testified about the case,

Car lifting and robbery on the rise

ISLAMABAD – Five people, including a Chinese lady doctor, were killed, 20 vehicles stolen and 10 cases of robbery reported to the city’s police stations last week but no arrests or recoveries were made. In the week before the last, 18 vehicles were stolen and 12 cases of robbery were reported. A Chinese lady doctor was killed at her residence-cum-clinic in sector I-8 Markaz.
Dr Arshad Owais Qazi, director of a special education institute, was stabbed to death at his house in

Labourer killed over resisting robbery

KASUR – Four robbers killed a labourer during a dacoity bid in village Nandka Takiya in the precincts of Sheikham Police Station. Reportedly, Mumtaz Ahmad and other workers were returning from a textile mill after discharging their duty. When they reached near the village, four robbers intercepted them, looted cash and a mobile phone from Haider, Ramzan and Rafiq.
They shot dead Mumtaz when he resisted the robbery. Later, villagers and workers protested against the police after

Mugger kills student on resisting robbery

LAHORE – A mugger killed a man on showing resistance at an attempted robbery in the precincts of the Ghalib market police station on Sunday, while Mujahid Squad Police caught the killer.
The deceased, 22-years-old Muhammad Adnan, was a student of Intermediate, originally from Mardan, living in Lahore for studies. According to police, an armed man held Adnan on gun point at the backside of the Home economics collage in Gulberg and tried to robe him.
Adnan showed resistance

Rs 5.3m robbery in Islamabad

ISLAMABAD – In a brazen broad daylight robbery in the capital, three armed bandits on Thursday held up an accountant of a local advertising agency and fled with Rs 5.3 million. The accountant, Malik Abdul Rasheed, son of Rehmat Ali, told police that he was on his way to office after drawing cash from a bank in I-9 sector when three armed men robbed him near I-8/2 Sector.
Responding to the situation, police set up pickets near Sabzi Mandi and tried to intercept the fleeing

Girl shot dead for resisting robbery

GUJRANWALA – A 25-year-old girl was gunned down for resisting a robbery to save her dowry late last night in village Fatehpur of Gakhar Police Station. Reportedly, five armed robbers entered the house of the late Muhammad Boota, took the whole family hostage and collected Rs 250,000, household valuables and gold jewellery.
Sadia, who was to be married next month, offered resistance on which the robbers shot her dead and fled away.
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Rs 10 million robbery

LAHORE – Five armed robbers looted valuables including gold ornaments, cash, laptops and cellular phones worth around Rs 10 millions from a house located in the Township Police Station precincts on Sunday.
According to details, robbers armed with automatic weapons entered businessman Haji Abdul Hammed’s house and took his son Rameez and two servants hostage. The robbers locked all family members in a room and escaped after robbing valuables including 100 tolas of gold, Rs 0.7

Security guard killed for resisting robbery

SAHIWAL – Unknown robbers killed a security guard while resisting a robbery near Chak No 134/9L. Reportedly, Asghar Ali, the security guard of a cold storage, was going to his place duty. As he reached near Chak No 134/9L, two unknown armed dacoits stopped him and snatched from him cash, his mobile phone and bicycle at gunpoint. As he offered resistance, the dacoits killed him and fled away.
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Hopkins claims robbery as Pascal keeps crown

QUEBEC CITY: Bernard Hopkins declared he was robbed of becoming the oldest major world champion in boxing history Saturday when he had to settle for a majority draw against Haitian-born Canadian Jean Pascal.
Pascal inflicted the first two knockdowns suffered by Hopkins in 16 years to keep his World Boxing Council light heavyweight crown before a sellout crowd at Le Colisee that booed the deadlocked verdict with the 45-year-old American.
After 12 rounds a US judge gave

Police clueless about robbery at Khawaja Asif’s house

LAHORE: Defence Police have not been able to trace the robbers involved in stealing valuables worth Rs 2.5 million from Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) Member of the National Assembly (MNA) Khawaja Asif’s house in Defence Housing Authority (B) Police Station precincts, Pakistan Today has learnt.
Police have registered a case on the complaint of Asif’s son Khawaja Asad. According to the first information report (FIR) registered with the Defense B Police, Khawaja Asad, a

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