Robberies galore!


The safety of citizens continues to be under question, with three cases of robberies reported to the Lahore police yesterday.
HOUSE ROBBERY Some unidentified men looted Rs 35,000 from house of Tajamul Hussain in DHA phase IV. According to victim, he had left his house with the family at 2.30pm and after they returned around 5 pm, they found their drawing room’s door broken and all things scattered. After checking the rooms, it appeared that the robbers had taken away the cash, which was kept at different places, for the household purposes, the victim said. Police has started investigation in the matter after registering a case upon Tajamul Hussain’s complaint.
JEWEL THIEVES: In another incident, snatchers shot a lady after she showed resistance and took away her gold ornaments in B-Block Model Town. According to Afraz, a relative of the injured lady, she had returned house with a male member of family when two armed persons on a motorcycle reached their doorstep and asked her to give all the jewellery that she had been wearing. She gave away her bangles and rings and requested them to leave the rest as she has had borrowed those. However, the robbers shot at her leg on the argument, snatched all the jewellery and fled away. Later the injured was shifted to Ittefaq Hospital and then to Jinnah Hospital, where her condition is said to be out of danger. Faysal Town police has registered a case in this regard and has started investigations.
GOLD MUGS: Robbers looted gold ornaments worth Rs 1.2 million from a jewelry shop in Chohng police precincts on Saturday. As per details, three armed persons entered the jewellery shop in the main market of Nawab Sahb area of Chohng and broke the showcases and windows with fire shots. The robbers, then, picked up all the gold in the showcases and escaped from scene while hurling bullets in the air. According to shop owners, the looted ornaments weighed around 1 kilogram. Local Police arrived at the spot after getting news of the incident but the looters, had safely fled away. According to police, the jeweller had twice claimed that his shop had been robbed; however, no case was registered due to lack of evidence. Chuhng Investigation police said the jeweller was instructed to install CCTV in his shop therefore a case in this regard would be registered after investigating the victim’s claim of robbery.