LAHORE: Robbers shot dead a policeman upon resistance during a robbery attempt here late on Tuesday night.
According to details, 40-year-old Constable Muhammad Aslam deployed in Qillah Gujjar Singh was stopped by armed motorcyclists at Ichra Bridge while he was on his way to receive mails from the post office.
Upon resistance the robbers opened fire at him killing him on the spot and fled the scene.
The body of deceased cop hailing from Ganda Singhwala area of Kasur was shifted to mortuary for postmortem.
Police suspects that the murder of policeman was not outcome of resistance during robbery as Rs 72,000 were found in the pocket of Muhammad Aslam. They were of the view that if it was robbery then why the dacoits didn’t take the money with them.
The police registering a case against unknown murderers started search for them.