Sialkot: Dacoits injure 2 employees of currency exchange firm
SIALKOT: Two dacoits snatched Rs200,000 from two employees of a local currency dealer and shot and injured them on resistance in Bano Bazaar in the Kotwali police limits.
Shabbir and Liaquat, both employees of a local currency dealer, were coming from a bank after drawing the money when two dacoits riding a motorcycle intercepted them near their office. The dacoits snatched the amount from the employees and injured them when they put up resistance. The injured were shifted to a local hospital. The police have started investigations. Meanwhile, hundreds of traders closed their shops in protest against the incident. They criticised the police for not controlling increasing number of robberies in the city.