Rawalpindi: Robbers kill motorcyclist at Mughalabad
RAWALPINDI: Robbers gunned down a bike-rider and wounded his wife when they offered resistance on Thursday at Mughalabad falling in the jurisdiction of RA Bazaar Police Station, police said.
The locals reacted to the episode and protested against the increasing incidents of street crime in the city. Police said that Azhar Iqbal was going home along with his wife on a motorcycle when two bike-riders intercepted him and asked them to hand over their mobile phone sets and cash. Azhar Iqbal retaliated and tried to clutch one of them.
The gunmen started firing on him causing his death on the spot, while his wife sustained a bullet. She was shifted to the hospital by the locals. The robbers managed to escape from the scene with mobile phone sets and cash. Meanwhile, four vehicles, including one motorcycle, were lifted from various parts of the city.