2 cable operators shot dead in Gujranwala
GUJRANWALA: Armed men gunned down two cable operators upon refusal to pay extortion money here in the wee hours of Wednesday.
SHO Aamir Shaheen said that armed men of extortionist gang stormed office of cable operators located in Noorakot locality of Gakhar Mandi, district Gujranwala after they refused to pay extortion money.
The culprits ransacked in the office and opened indiscriminate fire killing two persons.
One among the deceased was identified as Shahroz. The bodies were shifted to hospital and the police after registering a case into the incident have started an investigation.
Meanwhile, a robber identified as Ali Akbar was killed while his two accomplices managed to escape after exchange of firing with police in Alipur Chattha area of Gujranwala.