Lahore: Swindlers deprive lawyer of cash
LAHORE: Swindlers deprived a lawyer of his belongings worth tens of thousands of rupees after giving him poisonous food here in Ichra area, police sources said on Friday. The victim, identified as Muhammada Rafique Ahmed, a lawyer of Lahore High Court, was walking near Pakistani Chowk in Ichra police vicinity when some unidentified swindlers offered him poisonous food. As he ate the food, he fell unconscious and the crooks fled away, taking his laptop and a containing Rs 125,000 and other valuables. The lawyer was later shifted to a local hospital in serious condition. The police have registered a case and are investigating.