GCU professor gunned down by robbers in Lahore

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LAHORE: A professor of Government College University (GCU) Lahore was killed by robbers on resistance near Kalma Chowk area of the Lahore on Wednesday.

According to details,a 36-year-old Dr. Tanzim Akbar Cheema,a professor at Botany department of the Government College University (GCU) was intercepted by robbers near Kalma Chowk, but he offered them resistance on which the robbers shot and injured him.

The injured was rushed to a nearby hospital for treatment where he succumbed to his injuries.

Meanwhile, Chief Minister Punjab Shehbaz Sharif taking notice of the incident sought a detail inquiry report from CCPO Lahore.

He further directed the police officials to ensure the arrest of the culprits as soon as possible. —PPI