Robbers shoot dead man upon resistance, injure brother


FAISALABAD: Robbers on Friday shot dead a trader for resisting in the jurisdiction of the Jhang Bazaar police station.

According to the police, Muhammad Ramzan and his brother Allah Ditta were crossing the Jhang Road when armed motorcyclists intercepted them and tried to loot them at gunpoint.

The armed men trying to snatch valuables from them shot and injured both the brothers upon resistance.

The injured were later shifted to a nearby hospital where Mohammad Ramzan succumbed to his injuries while the condition of Allah Ditta was stated to be stable.

Later, the family members of the victims and residents of the area staged a protest against the incident on Jhang Road. They placed the body of the deceased in the middle of the road and demanded immediate arrest of the killers.

After the police’s assurance, the protesters dispersed peacefully.