Business community protest as robbers kill trader in Rawalpindi

RAWALPINDI: Business community held a protest after robbers gunned down a trader upon resistance during a dacoity here on Friday.

According to details, an armed man barged in a medical store located at Railway Road Rawalpindi during broad day light, made the people present in the shop hostage gunpoint and asked the owner of shop to handover cash and other valuables to him.

Upon resistance the robber opened straight fire killing the medical store owner and fled with looted cash, mobile phone and other valuables.

The business community of the area blocked the road after the incident and staged strong protest demonstration. They criticized the police and other law enforcement authorities for their failure to provide protection to public lives and property and demanded to arrest the accused.

Later, police authorities reached the scene and assured to bring the culprit to book after which the protestors dispersed peacefully. INP

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