LAHORE Dacoits struck the Punjab Capital over 40 times on Saturday, shot and injured a few people on offering resistance and made off with cash, gold ornaments, cellular phones and other valuables worth millions of rupees besides snatching three cars and five motorcycles, police sources said. Insiders say the dacoits stormed into the house of one Muhammad Idress in Shahdara Town and deprived him of cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth over Rs 1.8 million. They further said the dacoits remained on rampage in Sattokatla where they looted another citizen Niamat and snatched gold ornaments and other valuables worth Rs 1.4 million. People remained under severe stress in Kot Lakhpat police precincts as the dacoits also entered into a house of a person Mubashir and put his family at gun-point and deprived him of Rs 1 million. The bandits also made successful attempts in Civil Lines, Nawankot and Hanjerwal police vicinities as they held up three families at gun-point and deprived them of Rs 0.8 million, Rs 0.8 million and Rs 0.5 million respectively. A few bandits barged into different houses and held up people at gun-point and deprived them of their valuables worth millions of rupees. According to details, the bandits held up hostage Asjad and his family, Munir and his family in Johar Town, Nouman, Naeem Ahmed and Saqib Ali and their families in North Cantonment and deprived them of gold ornaments, cash, mobile phones and other valuables worth over Rs 0.5 million collectively. The bandits also collected cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth million of rupees when they held hostage at gun-point Shahid and Ashfaq and his family in Factory Area, Sultan, Aamir and Naeem Ahmed and their families in Manawan, Hanif Ahmed and his family in Naulakha, Yaseen and his family in Islampura, Akhtar Ali and his family in Samanabad, Zulfiqar and his family in Gulshan Iqbal police precincts the same day. Police said the criminals looted many shops in various parts of city and manged to flee from the crime scenes.