LAHORE: A man died after being allegedly assaulted by police today near Railway Station in Lahore.

According to a source, that the custom officials and police personnel carried out an operation against pan and gutka shops and vandalized the shops. A shopkeeper, identified as Akhtar Ayub resisted with the officials and police. Police allegedly assaulted him and he succumbed to his injuries on the spot. The body shifted to hospital for medico-legal formalities. After the incident, the protesters blocked the road and staged protest.