Armed robbers looted more than Rs1.5 million from a petrol pump owner here on Monday.

Police said that former city nazim and owner of a petrol pump located on Safdarabad Road, Mian Ijaz Hussain Bhatti, along with his cashier Muhammad Abbas and driver Muhammad Ameen was on the way to deposit cash when two armed culprits in black car intercepted them near Rakh Branch Canal.

The robbers snatched cash bag containing Rs1.5 million and fled away.