The robbery in Defense B area of Lahore was dropped scene. The owner of the shop turned out to be the mastermind of the incident.
According to a media report, a robbery of 16 lakhs with the owner of a mobile shop took place in Defense B area of Lahore yesterday. The police arrested the shop owner who was the mastermind of the incident along with 3 accomplices.
According to the police, the accused staged a robbery to extort Easy Paisa money. According to FIR 1234/22, the shop owner Aqib along with his employee was going to deposit the amount of 16 lakhs in the bank when there was no cash in the box. 2 associates of the shop owner staged a robbery under the plan and panic. They escaped by firing in the air to disperse.
Later, in the CCTV footage, the robbery incident and the accused escaping while firing in the air can be seen. Kent Police arrested the suspects in the incident within 24 hours, who admitted to staging the robbery during investigation. Extorted money, mobile phones, motorcycles and weapons used in aerial firing were also recovered from the accused.
The accused include shop owner Aqib and employees Hussain, Nadeem and Naqash, who have been handed over to the investigation team. SP Kent has announced the Certificate of Appreciation for SHO Defense B and the team.