Lahore: Robber killed
LAHORE: An alleged robber was shot dead by a watchman during a robbery bid in Shahdra police precinct on Monday.
The police said that on Monday early, the person identified as Kabeer, resident of Azad Kashmir, along with two other men planned to rob an electronics shop in the Shahdra Main Market. The accused equipped with firearms were busy in breaking the locks of the shop when the watchman on duty reached there. On seeing the watchman, the robbers opened fire at him. In response, the watchman also opened fire which injured Kabeer, and his two accomplices fled from the scene. The police said Kabeer was taken to the Mayo Hospital where he died after four hours.
Shahdra Station House Officer Mian Afzal said the deceased was a labourer in the same market and that he had planned to rob the shop.
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