OUR STAFF REPORTER LAHORE Dacoits continued their looting spree in the provincial metropolis during the Eid holidays and made off with cash, gold ornaments and other valuables in several successful strikes. Five dacoits equipped with automatic weapons barged into a house in Gulshan-e-Iqbal police area and took away cash, gold ornament and other valuables worth Rs 3.5 million after holding the inmates hostage at gunpoint. Two gunmen held up Muhammad Ali and his wife in South Cantonment police area and snatched away cash and gold ornaments worth Rs 200,000 from the couple. Robbers riding on motorcycles, in two different incidents in Baghbanpura police jurisdiction, intercepted Sultan Asghar and Junaid and deprived them of cash and valuables worth tens of thousands of rupees. Meanwhile, Muhammad Iqbal, a Kuwait-returned man told the police that he was on his way home along with his family from Allama Iqbal International Airport on Eid day morning when some 'policemen intercepted his car in Baghbanpura area. According to him, the armed men were dacoits, clad in police uniforms, and carrying wireless sets in their hands. Disguised as policemen, the gunmen started checking his car and luggage of the family. They, later, held up his family members at gunpoint and fled away after snatching local and foreign currency, gold ornaments and other valuables worth hundreds of thousands of rupees at gunpoint. The police have registered the case against the 'policemen and are investigating with no arrest made so far.