According to police, two dacoits entered Butt Medical Store, the business point of journalist Saeed Butt in Abdul Hakeem.

They made him hostage at gunpoint and looted cash and a mobile phone. They also opened firing on the journalist when he put up resistance.

As a result, he died while the accused managed to escape on a motorcycle. The police have started investigation. The journalist was also a member of the traders body.

His funeral prayers will be held on Monday (today) at 10am at Railway Ground.

The Nation