Robbers strike twice; take away RS2.7m

By Our Reporter

PHOOLNAGAR: Unidentified robbers took away cash worth over Rs. 2.7 million in two strikes, on Friday, in Kasur.
In the first incident, a gang of five unidentified robbers deprived cashier of a cotton mills of cash worth Rs. 1.2 million at gun point, near Phoolnagar at Multan road, in the limits of City Phoolnagar police station.

Cashier Tariq Mahmood of Amir Cotton Mills, collected cash worth 12 lakh rupees from a private bank of Phoolnagar and was on his way to the mills on his car LED-4561.
When reached near Phoolnagar by pass, five unidentified robbers who were chasing the cashier on a car, intercepted the mills car and held the riders at gun point.
The outlaws resorted to aerial firing to pressurize the riders. One of the robber also snatched gun from the guard of the factory who was sitting in the car to protect the money.
Later, the gunmen snatched money from the cashier, manhandle him and fled with the cash worth Rs. 1.2 million.
Police were looking into the matter.
In the second incident, unidentified gunmen looted various passers by near Mandi Usmanwala by pass at gun point, on Friday, in the limits of Mandi usmanwala police station.
In the second strike, 3 unidentified robbers allegedly snatched R. 1.4 million from car riders at gun point. Car riders including Imran Ali and Muhammad Yousaf were on their way to village Bhagokay Araian in Mandi Usmanwala from Chunian when they reached near Mandi Usmanwala by pass, three unidentified gunmen who were already looting the passer by intercepted them and deprived them of their cash worth over Rs. 1.4 million.
Later, the same gang, looted bike riders including Muhammad Din, Nazir Ahmed and other of their cash worth Rs. 72,000 and 80,000 respectively. Usmanwala police were looking into the matter.

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