LAHORE  - Robbers held up a businessman at gunpoint in Islampura and snatched away a cash bag containing Rs 440,000, police sources said yesterday.

Muhammad Ijaz, a trader in Misri Shah Market, told the police that he was on his way home when two motorcyclists intercepted his vehicle near Taaj Company on the Bund Road. The motorcyclists held up the trader at gunpoint and fled after snatching Rs 440,000. The police yesterday registered a robbery case against unidentified gunmen and are investigating with no arrest made yet.