For­est deptt’s of­fi­cer shot dead

The Pak Banker - - 2national -

JHANG: An of­fi­cial of the for­est depart­ment was shot dead by rob­bers here on Thurs­day.

Po­lice said block of­fi­cer Tahir was go­ing to of­fice on his mo­tor­cy­cle when uniden­ti­fied dacoits in­ter­cepted him near Gul­mala and at­tempted to snatch his bike. On putting up re­sis­tance, the out­laws shot him dead.

Mean­while, cot­ton worth mil­lions of ru­pees was re­duced to ashes when fire broke out in a cot­ton fac­tory at Go­gay­wali. The cause of fire is short-cir­cuit­ing, fac­tory owner Chaudhry Sul­tan claimed. -App

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