ISLAMABAD: Robbers shot and injured a woman while cash and valuables were looted or stolen from 25 places in the capital, police said on Thursday.
Three gunmen held up Nighat Perveen at Koral Bridge and snatched cash and valuables from her.When the robbery victim used offensive words against the armed men, theyshotherandescaped.
In another incident, two persons booked a Bykea from Faizabad to KarachiCompany and after reaching near H-9 College they snatched the motorcycle, a mobile phone and Rs6,000 from the driver, Mohammad Yasir.
Robbers also looted a bike along with a mobile phone and Rs10,000 from Mohammad Zohaib and a motorcycle from Suglain on Islamabad Highway. Similarly, armed men robbed citizens of cash and valuables in different parts of the city.
Moreover, burglars stole seven tola gold ornaments, three LCDs and other items from the house of Akbar Azam and Rs2,880 and mobile phones worth Rs180,000 from the shop of Tariq Mehmood at Koral. The police said Rs250,000 were also snatched from Sher Afgan at a bus stop near G-10. Meanwhile, a pickup was stolen from Pholgran while seven motorcycles were lifted from PWD, Sharifabad, G-15, Ghouri Town and DHA.