LAHORE: Three alleged robbers were killed by shopkeepers during dacoity at a jeweller’s shop in Dhubi Ghaat, Baghbanpura area here on Saturday.
Police said that four dacoits stormed into a jewellery shop of Muhammad Shoaib and started collecting jewellery from the shop. After looting gold, cash and other valuables, the outlaws were about to flee when other shopkeepers gathered there and challanged them.
Upon it, the robbers opened fire which was retaliated by the shopkeepers.
As a result, three robbers received fatal bullet injuries and died on the spot while their accomplice managed to escape.
On receiving information, DIG Operations Dr Haider Ashrafand other police officers reached the spot.
The bodies of killed dacoits were sent to the morgue for autopsy.
Further investigation is underway.