Wednesday Jan 06, 2021
ISLAMABAD: Three armed robberies took place in the federal capital within three hours on Monday.
According to police, dacoits stormed into three different houses situated at Sector F8-2, F11-4, and I-8/3, respectively, and fled from the scene after looting the families.
Police said that six armed robbers looted money worth Rs800,000 from a house after holding the family hostage in Sector F8-2, an area which comes under the jurisdiction of Margalla Police Station.
Another armed dacoity took place in F11-4 of the Shalimar Police Station jurisdiction. Police cordoned off the house after receiving timely information but three robbers managed to escape after looting the family.
Besides, dacoits also looted a house in the I-9 Police Station area. This armed robbery took place in Sector I-8/3, in the house of a retired government officer.