SHEIKHUPURA - Four bikes were snatched by unidentified highwaymen in different parts of the district here the other day.

According to detail, two unknown robbers intercepted one Iqbal on Damoana Road near unmanned railway crossing and deprived him of two wheelers, cash, cellphone and other valuables at gunpoint. In another incident, which took place in Kot Abdul Malik near Factory Area Police Station three armed robbers stopped Ehsan and snatched a bike, cash and cellphone from him.

Similarly, three armed dacoits robbed Irfan of his bike, cellphone and cash in village Dhamke in the Sharqpur Police precincts. In yet another incident which occurred in DHQ Hospital parking lot unidentified thieves stole a brand new motorcycle owned by one Saif Ullah. He parked the motorcycle at the main entrance of the hospital but found it missing upon return.

It is to be noted that motorcycle theft from DHQ Hospital has become a routine matter as dozens of such incident take every month but the both the hospital management and police have failed to adopt concrete measures to rein into the culprits.