daylight robbery


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daylight robbery

n
informal blatant overcharging
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daylight robbery

n (Brit) (fam) it's day£light robbery!è un vero furto!
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The thieves used a stolen Volkswagen Golf to make their escape following the daylight robbery at Miena in Great Junction Street yesterday.
The local traders and social activists expressed concerns over the daylight robbery and asked the police to ensure security of the lives and properties of people.
In first incident, a man was deprived of cash, gold ornaments and other valuables while the robbers shot injured his son who put up resistance in broad daylight robbery incident on Jewan road in limits of Taxila Police station.
HYDERABAD -- In a daylight robbery, 4 armed robbers broke in the residence of a brother of a police officer, held the family hostage and escaped with the looted cash and goods.
The Philippine chef de mission saw for himself the daylight robbery in Petecio's fight.
Five armed men staged a daring daylight robbery and made off with $100,000 from RHB Indonchina Bank, located at Mao Tse Toung Boulevard on Thursday afternoon.
A 13-YEAR-OLD girl had her hair pulled and possessions stolen in a terrifying daylight robbery.
A parliamentary committee wants the NSSF investigated for 'daylight robbery' after it emerged taxpayers will pay a Chinese company an additional Sh6.8 billion to construct Hazina Towers in Nairobi.
They were alleged to have forced two Indian salesmen to their knees by holding a gun to their heads during the daylight robbery.
A 25-year-old man suffered a slash wound to his abdomen during a daring daylight robbery at the carpark area in front of a bank at Greentown yesterday.
It may be added that Major Zeeshan was shot dead by three armed persons on putting up resistance during a daylight robbery at his house in Sector I-8 of Islamabad on November 4, 2016.
HYDERABAD:Assistant Superintendent of Police Zahida Parveen Sunday claimed that the two suspects involved in the daylight robbery in a jewellery shop in Phuleli area on February 15 had been arrested.