SIALKOT – The local lawyers observed complete strike as a protest against the killing of their colleague who was gunned down by two motorcyclists in Pasrur city here on Wednesday.

The lawyers boycotted the courts. The protesting lawyers also unanimously passed several condemnation resolutions, demanding immediate arrest of the killers.

Muhammad Ashfaq was on his way to chamber at Pasrur courts. Near the Pasrur Sugar Mills Chowk, two unknown motorcyclists showered him with bullets, killing him on the spot. The killers fled away by firing in the air. The Pasrur city police took the dead body into the custody and shifted it to Civil Hospital for autopsy.  Sialkot DPO Afzaal Ahmed Kausar told the newsmen that the police had registered a case with no arrest or clue so far.

Court boycotted: Litigants faced problems and mental distress as the Minchinabad Bar Association boycotted the court proceedings here the other day on the call of Punjab Bar Council. The lawyers strongly condemned the assault on a lawyer Masood Abid Naqvi by some unknown persons and demanded arrest of the perpetrators.

3 shops robbed in minutes : Thieves targeted three shops and fled away with Rs55 million cash and goods worth Rs85 million here the other day.

The sharpest activity of thieves, who within with in 30 minutes broke into three shops, has baffled the cops. The Minchin Abad Police have registered the case against unknown thieves and started investigation.