No let-up in number of robberies in Islamabad.

ISLAMABAD -- Several cases of robbery and snatching of cash and valuables have been reported from various areas of the federal capital.

Police said on Friday that a gang of robbers snatched Rs600,000 from one Tanveer Ahmed on G.T. Road. They said the culprits travelling on a van offered a lift to Mr Ahmed, and later snatched cash from him and threw him out of the vehicle in B-17.

In another incident, three armed men entered an electronics shop in H-13 and looted Rs150,000 cash, four mobile phone sets and a watch at gunpoint.

Furthermore, the police said two armed men intercepted M. Farooq at Faizabad and snatched his motorcycle from him. In another case, a gunman snatched Rs34,980 from Ashraf and Bilal at gunpoint at a petrol pump near Kashmir Chowk.

The police said two robbers deprived Amanullah of his two mobile phone sets in I-10/1.

They said a man stole Rs550,000 cash and a motorcycle from his employer M. Rizwan's house in Bahria Town, while a gang of thieves stole Rs3 million from Sardar Khaliq's car on G.T. Road.

Police said burglars broke into a house of Rashim Asad in Jinnah Garden and made off with 25-tola gold jewellery and other valuable items.

In a similar incident, the police said burglars broke into the house of Jibran Saeed in Burma Town and looted Rs22,000 cash and two-tola gold jewellery. On the other hand, seven vehicles were stolen from...

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