Lahore: Dacoits kill jeweller
LAHORE: Two dacoits gunned down a jeweller and took away gold ornaments from his shop at Ejaz Market near Walton Road on Tuesday. The victim identified as Rana Ejaz, 40 of Workshop Stop Ejaz Market Walton Road Factory Area. The Factory Area police said that two armed dacoits approached the jewellery shop of Ejaz on a motorcycle. They held Ejaz and his maternal nephew, Bilal, hostage at gunpoint and started looting ornaments.
When Ejaz resisted, the dacoits were infuriated and shot him and fled with jewellery. On this, the family of the victim, relatives and area people staged a protest demonstration, blocked the Walton Road for an hour, burnt tyres and shouted slogans against the lawlessness and police.