Three dacoits, riding bikes, on Thursday shot at and deprived a property-dealer of Rs7.3 million in Chunian area.
According to police, the dacoits robbed the property dealer identified as Shezad Kamboh in front of Al-Baraka Bank in Arzanipur area of Chunian.
The police quoting eyewitnesses, robbers looted hefty amount from the property dealer who was going in his car with his driver.
According to driver, he was carrying property dealer Shehzad Kamboh from Al-Baraka Bank to Basirpur Colony where Shehzad wanted to pay for some land money.
“I sped up the car when I noticed that three suspicious motorcyclists following our vehicle,” the driver told police.
Eye-witnesses said that robbers intercepted the car and looted Rs7.3 million from the car besides shooting at and inuring the property dealer.
Police claimed that Rs2.7 million was saved from snatching as it was placed in the car’s dashboard.
The injured property dealer was shifted to THQ Hospital Chunian for medical treatment. Police reached the crime scene and launched further investigation. The incident has spread fear in the area.