Bandits looted cash, gold ornaments, wrist watches and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees in two incidents occurred in the Gujrat Civil Lines and Shadman Colony police precincts here the other night. As per details, five dacoits stormed into the house of Prof Ghayas and held the family members hostage at gunpoint. Later, the dacoits made off with golden ornaments, cellphones and a licensed 12 bore shot gun worth hundreds of thousands of rupees.

In another incident, burglars took away precious wrist watches, cash, cellphones and other valuables from the house o Mohammad Riaz situated in Chaa Bari Wala. The police have registered separate cases and started investigation as usual.