CHINIOT - The dacoits rampaged through the city, looting cash, gold ornaments from five houses and also injured 6 people on resistance here the other day.

A gang of as many as 16 dacoits, wearing Elite Force uniforms, entered a house and snatched away 60 gold ornaments, cash and valuable worth Rs3 million.

They also beat and injured 6 inmates when they offered resistance.

According to detail, 16 dacoit in Elite Force uniform, broke into the house of Umar Draz Numberdar here the other night.

They made the family hostage and snatched Rs3 million, 60 tola gold ornaments, cellphones and other valuables. The gang also looted four other houses of Yousaf, Janat Bibi, Muhammad Ali, Qaisar Abbas in the same area.

When people offered resistance, they opened fire on them and injured 6 persons including Liaqat Ali, Haq Nawaz. Yasir, Amir, Ahmad Yar, Noor Bakht and Noreen Bibi

The injured were shifted to THQ Hospital Bhowana.

Meanwhile, people of the area strongly protested against the police, which reached the site of incidents two hour late. The police have registered case against culprits.