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Kamran Akmal's family robbed at gunpoint

November 15, 2010 17:33 IST

Pakistani cricketer Kamran Akmal's relatives were robbed of 1.5 million rupees, jewellery, mobile phones and other personal items while on their way to attend a wedding ceremony near their home in Lahore.

Salman, Akmal's brother-in-law, said that he along with his mother Riffat Ilyas and other family members were going to his uncle's house located in Iqbal Town when the robbery took place on Sunday.

"When we reached the outskirts of our uncle's house, two unidentified motorcyclists, equipped with sophisticated weapons approached us from behind and held us on gunpoint," the Nation quoted Salman, as saying.

He claimed that the unidentified robbers managed to escape with a one thousand dollar diamond ring, 25 tolay jewellery, imported wristwatches, mobile phones and cash.

Meanwhile, Iqbal Town Police officer Faisal said that investigation is underway to nab the culprits.

Source: ANI