RAWALPINDI - A well-organised gang of bandits mostly in disguise of law enforcers have been engaged in robbing the expatriates outside Benazir Bhutto Islamabad International Airport (BBIIAP) as well as in other areas but no body in police or other law enforcement agencies is taking notice of this looting spree.  

Despite registration of several cases of such nature with various police stations, not a single robber was arrested or traced so far, something seeking strong attention of City Police Officer (CPO) Bilal Siddique Kamyana.

In a fresh incident, an expatriate was robbed of 24,000 Saudi Riyals, Rs5,000, mobile phones and 2 tolas of gold on its return from Saudi Arabia by four fake intruders impersonating themselves as police officials in Police Station Airport area, sources informed on Wednesday.

Muhammad Idress, a resident of Malakwal, arrived at BBIIAP on a flight and was on way to his native town of Malakwal in his Corolla XLI car being driven by his son when four fake police officials intercepted his car.

The four car riders showed their official cards and asked for search and snatched 24,000 Saudi Riyals, Rs5000, mobile phones and 2 tolas gold and fled, sources said. Police filed a case on the complaint of the victim and started investigation.

Likewise, the un-controlled dacoits and car jackers kept continue depriving citizens of cash, mobile phones, car and motorcycles in different localities of the city.

A citizen Zeeshan told Police Station Banni that he was heading towards his home on motorcycle when four robbers equipped with guns stopped him and snatched Rs 3,000 and motorcycle.

He said that the dacoits managed to escape from the scene. Similarly, Major Wasim-ud-Din lodged a complaint with PS New Town that three thieves snatched Rs 4,000 and mobile phone from him on gunpoint. Police, taking action, filed cases and started investigation.

On the other hand, unknown car jackers pilfered Yousaf Iqbal's car (WG-271) from the limits of PS City; Muhammad Sajid's car (IDH-4146) from PS New Town precinct; picked up Muhammad Aqeel's car (IDH-2405) from jurisdiction of PS Sadiqabad; taken away a car (JH-129) of Muhammad Iqbal from the limits of PS Cannt; stolen Muhammad Shahid Sagheer's car (US-488) at airport police station and theft Suzuki Carry van (SB-568) of Khurram Mehmood from area of PS Wah Saddar. Cases have been registered while investigation was underway.