Rawalpindi: Trader killed, officer looted
RAWALPINDI: A shopkeeper, Wajid Ali Khan, was riddled with bullets at Chungi 22, Tench Bhata, by his rival causing his death on the spot. The assailant was identified as Zahoor, police said. Armed dacoits, hitting the house of an officer of a sensitive agency at Lalazar Colony, took away cash, gold ornaments and prize bonds after thrashing the officer, the Civil Lines Police said.
The officer, Lal Hussain, lodged a complaint with the Civil Lines Police, saying that he was at home when three gunmen stormed into his house and held all family members at gunpoint. He said that the intruders collected gold ornaments weighing over 100 tolas, prize bonds worth Rs2.5 million and Rs215,000. He said that he tried to overpower one of them but they thrashed him black and blue and escaped from the scene.