Six robbers held, Rs1.7m cash seized in Haripur – 05 May 2023

HARIPUR: The police on Thursday claimed to have arrested six robbers over a motorway robbery and seized Rs1.7 million cash.

Two pistols and a car were also recovered from the arrested men, including Siddique, Mohammad Arif, Sultan, Amaiz Khan, Musharraf and Gul Mohammad, according to acting district police officer and SP (investigation) Asif Gohar.

The FIR said Rawalpindi-based businessman Javed Khursheed lost Rs4 million currency notes to armed robbers on the Hazara Motorway near the Kotnajibullah police station on April 5 evening.

The acting DPO told reporters here that businessman Khursheed, who was accompanied by his cousin Tariq Aziz, pulled up their car on the motorway to break their fast when four armed men stopped their vehicle next to them, tortured them, snatched Rs4 million cash from them, and fled. He said the robbers were arrested during separate raids.

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