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Policemen rob Rs 100 million in Pakistan

Pakistani and foreign currency worth rupees 100 million were allegedly robbed by policemen on Sunday from a vehicle on the main highway connecting the provinces of Sindh and Baluchistan.

world Updated: Jun 19, 2011 22:24 IST

Pakistani and foreign currency worth rupees 100 million were allegedly robbed by policemen on Sunday from a vehicle on the main highway connecting the provinces of Sindh and Baluchistan.

Police officials said Gul Mohammad and Ejaz Kakar had lodged a complaint that a police patrol intercepted them while they were travelling to Quetta and after beating them up, decamped with Pakistani and foreign currency worth rupees 100 million.

The stolen money included 60 million in Pakistani currency and over 100,000 US dollars.

"The complainant were trying to take the currency to Quetta as part of some hawala arrangement when the incident occurred," one official said.

He said the search was on for the policemen and the police patrol who allegedly committed the robbery near the Hub chowki on the main highway road.