Rickshaw gang' loots mobile phones, cash in DHA Karachi.

KARACHI -- The armed dacoits of the 'Rickshaw gang' looted a shop in the Defence Housing Authority (DHA) area of Karachi and took away mobile phones and cash worth Rs15m, media reported on Sunday.

The 'Rickshaw gang' members stormed a mobile shop in Seher Commercial - DHA Phase 7 and looted mobile phones and cash. media obtained the CCTV footage of the dacoity.

The shopkeeper told the media that four to five armed dacoits entered the shop at 3:30 pm today. He said that all dacoits came in a rickshaw and take all shop staffers hostage at gunpoint.

He added that the staffers were locked inside a room of the shop and took away Rs1.7 million cash and expensive mobile phones. Following the incident, the shopkeepers closed their shops and staged a protest.

Earlier in the month, two dacoits 'snatched' Rs59.4 million from a man in Karachi's Bahadurabad.

Two robbers driving a car intercepted a man named Raheel at Shaheed-e-Millat Road, Bahadurabad, looted Rs59.4 million and fled away.

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