Lahore: 2 killed in robberies
LAHORE: Three dacoits killed a youth at his Green Town residence on Sunday and took away cash and electronics worth thousands of rupees. The victim was identified as Mehran, 23, a resident of Pir Kalan, Green Town. Police said three dacoits stormed into the house of Mehran and took him hostage at gunpoint. The victim offered resistance by raising alarm, upon which, they injured his head with a stone and took away valuables worth thousands of rupees. The injured removed to Jinnah Hospital where he succumbed to his injuries.
In another incident, a man was shot dead by three dacoits in his house at Township. The victim was identified as Muhtaq Ahmad, a retired employee of Customs Department. Police said that three armed persons broke into the house of Mustaq and shot him dead when he attempted to offer resistance to them. Police have registered a case on the complaint of the deceased’s daughter Uzma and shifted the body to mortuary for autopsy.