Jhang: Dacoits kill jeweller, loot shop
JHANG: Three dacoits looted a jeweller’s shop and killed its on resistance here on Wednesday. The dacoits entered the shop of Sheikh Fayyaz in Rail Bazar and held him and an employee hostage at gunpoint. They collected gold ornaments from shelves. Sheikh Fayyaz tried to overpower a dacoit when they were fleeing.
At this, his accomplices opened fire at him. He died on the spot. Later, traders closed all markets and bazaars in protest against the incident. They also took out a rally and marched throughout the city. They announced shutdown till the arrest of the dacoits. Kotwali SHO Asmat Punu claimed that the police had recovered the motorcycle used in the crime from a graveyard. He said that the raids were being conducted to arrest the dacoits.