LAHORE: Robbers looted jewellery worth Rs.8 million from a jewellery shop in Shad Bagh main bazaar in broad daylight here on Monday.
Police said two robbers entered Muhammad Jamil's jewellery shop and demanded some sets of jewellery for observation. In the meantime, their 10 accomplices stormed the shop and made the security guard and the owner hostage at gunpoint.
They collected 1600 gram gold bars and ornaments and cash and cell phones. They also tortured the jewellers for putting up resistance and decamped on a car and motorcycles after committing crime within 8 to 10 minutes.
On information, the police reached the spot and collected evidence from the crime scene.
CCTV cameras installed in the shop were found out of order.