Street crime: Youth shot dead for resisting robbers

Police said Ismail was stopped by some armed men and told to surrender his motorcycle, cash and mobile phone.


July 04, 2012

BAHAWALPUR: A young man was killed on Wednesday for resisting robbers near Mubarakpur, some 45 kilometers from the city. Police said Ismail, riding a motorcycle, was stopped by some armed men and told to surrender his motorcycle, cash and mobile phone. When he tried to flee, they shot him and fled. Before some passers-by, rushed to his rescue on hearing the gunshot, but he was already dead. The body has been handed over to the family.

Published in The Express Tribune, July 5th, 2012.

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