Lahore: Robbers kill one, injure three
LAHORE: Robbers shot dead a man and injured three others during a robbery at a beverage agency in Jiya Moosa locality of Shahdara on Monday, police said. A police investigator told Dawn that three robbers entered the agency office situated at Stop No. 25, held owner Mobeen Arif and his employees Mazhar, Sadiq and Javed at gunpoint and looted Rs350,000 and cell phones. He said the intruders fled after locking Arif and others in their office.
Quoting the injured, the police official said the robbers opened fire when Arif and his employees captured their accomplice.
The Rescue 1122 transported the injured to Mayo Hospital, where 19-year-old Mazhar of Azad Kashmir succumbed to his wounds.
The condition of three others was said to be stable. Injured Sadiq (22) and Javed (29 are Mazhar’s brothers.
In another incident, thieves poisoned a 36-year-old man and took away a television set, refrigerator, UPS and deep freezer from an office situated in a plaza in Canal Park in Ghalib Market area on Monday. Police said Guftar Ahmad of Chichawatni was poisoned inside the office owned by Muhammad Imran. Ghalib Market ASP Fazl-e-Hamid said the police did not find any torture marks on Ahmad’s body.