Two Qatari women robbed of $5m in Paris highway hijacking

Two Qatari women robbed of $5m in Paris highway hijacking

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By QatarNews

Masked men have robbed two Qatari women and their driver on a motorway near Paris, taking valuables worth $5.6m, police sources say.

The sisters had just left Le Bourget airport on Monday evening when they were forced off the road and sprayed with tear gas.

"Everything in the vehicle: jewels, clothes, luggage" was taken, a police source told AFP news agency.

A source who spoke to French digital TV station BFMTV said the women's car had been forced to stop near a service station.

In August 2014, heavily armed men attacked a convoy of cars belonging to a Saudi prince, stealing €250,000, police said at the time.

The convoy had been heading through northern Paris on its way to Le Bourget late on a Sunday evening when it was attacked.

By Enamor• 5 years 8 months ago.
Enamor

I seriously feel that there is somebody at Paris airport informing the robbers that this person is having this much. Otherwise how come road runners came to know that this person is carrying expensive things.

This is what US detectives related to insurance companies of Kim Kardashian's incident also feel.

By britexpat• 5 years 8 months ago.
britexpat

Its all relative.. If you are extremely wealthy , the 5.6 million in jewelrey and cash is not a lot ..

By b_sut• 5 years 8 months ago.
b_sut

how come they carried 5.6m valuables, it's too much to be carried on a trip

By johnnylawyer• 5 years 8 months ago.
johnnylawyer

Then what was Paris police doing.it think they're advanced in surveillance security then how can't they catched?

Paris police department must take responsibility to reconcile their valuables.

Happy to hear sisters are well.

By johnnylawyer• 5 years 8 months ago.
johnnylawyer

Then what was Paris police doing.it think they're advanced in surveillance security then how can't they catched?

Paris police department must take responsibility to reconcile their valuables.

Happy to hear sisters are well.

By britexpat• 5 years 9 months ago.
britexpat

Getting all too common. Hope they are safe and well.

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