Forest deptt’s officer shot dead
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