SIALKOT-Two armed dacoits shot at and critical injured a trader and robbed him of Rs1.3 million here in Sialkot city’s congested Kashmir Road locality on Tuesday. The trader identified as Muhammad Saeed was going to deposit the money in a local bank, when two armed motorcyclists took him by surprise. The accused looted Rs1.3 million from him and also shot at and injured him when he put up resistance. The injured was shifted to Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ/teaching Hospital in critical condition. Police are investigating with no clue or arrested in this regard.

PPP LEADER DIES: Haji Mushtaq Ahmed Mughal (62), general secretary PPP Sialkot city, died here after protracted illness on Tuesday. He was laid to rest in his native graveyard at Sialkot city. A large number of people from all walks of life attended his funeral.

Meanwhile, PPP stalwart Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan condoled the sad demise. She lauded meritorious life-long political services of the deceased for the PPP. She also offered Fateha for the eternal peace of the departed soul.