LAHORE Dacoits on Friday went on the rampage, hit the provincial metropolis for no less than 18 times, looted three houses, several families and motorists, and took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 3.1 million from different parts of the City, police sources claimed. Four dacoits barged into the house of Muhammad Ijaz situated in Muhammad Ali Park and took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 710,000 after holding the inmates hostage at gunpoint. Four robbers equipped with pistols stormed into the house of Younis in Badami Bagh police vicinity and escaped after collecting cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 265,000. In another similar incident, armed bandits forced their entry into the house of Kaleem in New Anarkali police precincts. The robbers held up the family members at gunpoint and escaped after snatching cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 500,000. Two gunmen held up Afzal in Shadbagh police area and snatched away Rs 70,000 from him while a motorcyclist, Rehan, was deprived of Rs 90,000 in Hanjarwal police vicinity at gunpoint. Shafique told police that three armed robbers forced their entry into his shop located in Shafiqabad police area, held him up at gunpoint and took away cash and valuables worth Rs 92,000. Nauman was on his way home when two gunmen intercepted him in Faisal Town police jurisdiction. He was deprived of cash and mobile phone worth Rs 62,000. Arshad along with his wife was on his way to a market when two motorcyclists intercepted him in Sabzazar police area. The couple was deprived of cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 110,000 at gunpoint. Two gunmen held up Imran in Shahdara police area and snatched away his motorcycle (LEP-3636) while another two motorcyclists intercepted Kashif in Ravi Road police area and escaped after snatching Rs 80,000 from him. Two motorcyclists stopped Shahzad in Mochi Gate police vicinity and fled away after snatching Rs 35,000 and a mobile phone from him. Another two gunmen intercepted a car-rider, Akram, in Manawan police area and deprived him of Rs 60,000. Muhammad Khalid was coming back after withdrawing Rs 400,000 from a bank when two motorcyclists stopped him at Sanda Road in the limits of Islampura police. The robbers snatched away the cash from him at gunpoint. Hameed along with wife was on his way home when two gunmen intercepted him in Raiwind police area. The couple was deprived of cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 210,000 at gunpoint. Robbers looted Rs 45,000 from Ramazan in Manga Mandi police area while Faisal was deprived of Rs 32,000 in Gulberg police vicinity. Two gunmen stopped Khadim at Outfall Road in Islampura police area and took away Rs 45,000 from him while two robbers held up Rizwan in Nawan Kot police area and snatched away his motorcycle (LRE-7221) at gunpoint. Ashfaq was coming back from his workplace when two motorcyclists intercepted him in Johar Town police area. The bandits held him up at gunpoint and snatched away Rs 80,000 and a mobile phone from him. The police have registered the cases in all the above-mentioned incidents and are investigating with no arrest made so far.ASHRAF JAVED LAHORE Dacoits on Friday went on the rampage, hit the provincial metropolis for no less than 18 times, looted three houses, several families and motorists, and took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 3.1 million from different parts of the City, police sources claimed. Four dacoits barged into the house of Muhammad Ijaz situated in Muhammad Ali Park and took away cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 710,000 after holding the inmates hostage at gunpoint. Four robbers equipped with pistols stormed into the house of Younis in Badami Bagh police vicinity and escaped after collecting cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 265,000. In another similar incident, armed bandits forced their entry into the house of Kaleem in New Anarkali police precincts. The robbers held up the family members at gunpoint and escaped after snatching cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 500,000. Two gunmen held up Afzal in Shadbagh police area and snatched away Rs 70,000 from him while a motorcyclist, Rehan, was deprived of Rs 90,000 in Hanjarwal police vicinity at gunpoint. Shafique told police that three armed robbers forced their entry into his shop located in Shafiqabad police area, held him up at gunpoint and took away cash and valuables worth Rs 92,000. Nauman was on his way home when two gunmen intercepted him in Faisal Town police jurisdiction. He was deprived of cash and mobile phone worth Rs 62,000. Arshad along with his wife was on his way to a market when two motorcyclists intercepted him in Sabzazar police area. The couple was deprived of cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 110,000 at gunpoint. Two gunmen held up Imran in Shahdara police area and snatched away his motorcycle (LEP-3636) while another two motorcyclists intercepted Kashif in Ravi Road police area and escaped after snatching Rs 80,000 from him. Two motorcyclists stopped Shahzad in Mochi Gate police vicinity and fled away after snatching Rs 35,000 and a mobile phone from him. Another two gunmen intercepted a car-rider, Akram, in Manawan police area and deprived him of Rs 60,000. Muhammad Khalid was coming back after withdrawing Rs 400,000 from a bank when two motorcyclists stopped him at Sanda Road in the limits of Islampura police. The robbers snatched away the cash from him at gunpoint. Hameed along with wife was on his way home when two gunmen intercepted him in Raiwind police area. The couple was deprived of cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 210,000 at gunpoint. Robbers looted Rs 45,000 from Ramazan in Manga Mandi police area while Faisal was deprived of Rs 32,000 in Gulberg police vicinity. Two gunmen stopped Khadim at Outfall Road in Islampura police area and took away Rs 45,000 from him while two robbers held up Rizwan in Nawan Kot police area and snatched away his motorcycle (LRE-7221) at gunpoint. Ashfaq was coming back from his workplace when two motorcyclists intercepted him in Johar Town police area. The bandits held him up at gunpoint and snatched away Rs 80,000 and a mobile phone from him. The police have registered the cases in all the above-mentioned incidents and are investigating with no arrest made so far.