Refusal to pay extortion, two cable operators shot dead in Gujranwala


Armed men gunned down two cable operators upon refusal to pay extortion money on Wednesday.

SHO Aamir Shaheen told media personnel that armed men of an extortion gang stormed office of cable operators located in Noorakot locality of Gakhar Mandi, district Gujranwala after they refused to pay extortion money.

The culprits ransacked the office and opened indiscriminate fire killing two persons. One of the deceased was identified as Shahroz. The bodies were shifted to the hospital and the police after registering a case, started investigation into the incident.


Meanwhile, a robber identified as Ali Akbar was killed while two of his cohorts managed to escaped after exchange of fire with police in Alipur Chattha area of Gujranwala.