NRI, wife robbed of gold chain, Rs 37,000 in Tarn Taran
An NRI and his wife were robbed by five miscreants at gunpoint when they were on their way to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Ber Baba Budha Sahib, Thatha, on Sunday.
The Sarai Amanat Khan police have registered a case.
NRI Rachhpal Singh of Jethuwal Nangal (Amritsar), who had come from America just a few days ago with his wife Sukhwinder Kaur, was going to the gurdwara in a Fortuner (PB-02, DB-4111). He stopped his vehicle near Mianpur village, when five armed robbers on two motorcycles appeared. One of the robbers had a country made pistol in his hand while another had a datar (sharp-edged weapon). The one holding the pistol fired a shot at him, but he had a narrow escape.
The robbers forcefully dragged out his wife from the vehicle and robbed Rs37,000 from the couple, a five tola gold chain from his wife, his USA Bank card, driving licence, ATM with other important documents, mobile phones (Samsung S-8 and Apple iPhone-7) and escaped in his car.
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