SHAHKOT - Three armed bandits looted a passengers-laden van on Lahore-Faisalabad Road here the other day. As per detail, a Faisalabad-bound passengers wagon LCW-3007 left Lahore at 8:30pm for Faisalabad. Meanwhile, three bandits boarded the van in the guise of passengers. When the vehicle stopped at Adda Panwaa near Alfateh petrol pump, the culprits made the driver hostage at gunpoint and took the van to an abandoned place where they looted gold ornament worth Rs0.5 million, Rs100,000, nine cell phones from passengers. The culprits fled away from the scene. The police have registered a case against unknown bandits on report of Imran, a resident of Faisalabad.