Cash, valuables looted in separate incidents.


HAFIZABAD -- Dacoits looted cash and valuables worth about Rs 6.5 million in the district during the past 24 hours. Police said on Monday that trader Sajid Mehmood was on his way to Cheema Rice Mill Jalalpur Bhattian on a motorbike when armed persons intercepted him and snatched Rs 4.7 million from him at gun point and decamped with the booty. In the second incident, some dacoits snatched Rs 500,000 from a fertiliser dealer Nasrullah Khan at Chiniot road when he was going to Pindi Bhattian after drawing Rs 500,000 from a bank. In another incident, an accountant of a rice mill Muhammad Ashraf...

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