Trader robbed of gold worth Rs 9m!


Two unidentified motorcyclists robbed a trader of gold worth Rs 9 million on The Mall Road in the Civil Lines Area on Tuesday.
Muhammad Altaf, a resident of Karachi, sold gold in Lahore. On Tuesday earlier, Altaf hired a rickshaw and was going to sell gold weighing about 1075 kg to a jeweller. When he reached Alhamra Arts Council, two unidentified motorcyclists, approached them from behind and held them on gun point and escaped after robbing him of his gold.
PROTEST: Ameer Balaj Tipu, son of Arif Ameer Tipu Tarakanwala, regretted that the concerned police did not arrest his father’s murderers despite the lapse of over two years.
While addressing a press conference at Lahore Press Club on Tuesday, he said the police had arrested only one murderer Khurram Ejaz while the remaining culprits Ahsan Shah, Shahbaz Saeen and Imran Golee were still at large.
He said Khurram used the pistol of Khawaja Tareef Gulshan alias Teefi Butt. He said that cell phone record of Teefi Butt had established his presence near the crime scene.
He appealed to the CCPO Lahore to register a case against ASI Aziz and Teefi Butt on the charges of stealing the murder weapon from the mal khana.
BODIES FOUND: A 15-year-old boy was found dead in his LDA Flat in Civil Lines area on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Zubair. Police said Zubair’s father Maqsood, who lived in Saudi Arabia, said that his son died because of his mother’s negligence. Body was shifted to morgue.
Meanwhile Burki police recovered seven pieces of a man’s body from an open drain on Tuesday. Police said that some unidentified persons murdered the victim, chopped his body into seven pieces. Later, the killers put the pieces of the body in different shopping bags and in a sack and threw them in an open drain. No case was registered till the filing of this report.
Similarly, Kahna police recovered a body of an 85-year-old man from its limits on Tuesday. The deceased was identified as Irfan of Parathay village. Police said it could not be confirmed whether the old man had died accidentally or he was murdered.
FIRE: Household items worth thousands of rupees were reduced to ashes when fire broke out in a house in South Cantt on Tuesday. Cause of fire was said to be short circuit.