Rawalpindi - A large number of traders and relatives of a bakery owner, who was shot dead by two men, staged a protest demonstration against Saddar Bairooni police for failing to arrest the killers.

The protesters also burnt tyres and blocked Chakri Road for all kinds of vehicular movement besides chanting slogans against Superintendent of Police (SP) Saddar Circle Sardar Dr Ghias Gull, Station House Officer (SHO) Police Station Saddar Bairooni Malik Muhammad Yar and Chokwy Incharge Ranyal SI Jamshed for not failing to nab the killers.

They also demanded Federal Interior Minister Chaudhry Nisar Ali Khan to take notice of the brutal killing of the trader Nisar and order police to arrest the killers.

Meanwhile, the heirs of deceased have nominated two men Raja Waheed and his driver Kamran in the FIR as killers of Nisar, owner of Sunshine Bakery.

Scores of traders and relatives of Nisar, who was killed during a firing incident on July 11 outside his bakery took to Chakri Road and started protesting against police for not apprehending the killers. They chanted slogans against police and blocked the road for traffic by burning tyres.  They said that police were not taking interest in the murder case and the killers of Nisar were still roaming freely. They said that they would expand the protest if police would not arrest the killers.

Sensing the sensitivity of the issue, Rawalpindi Cantonment Board public elected member Haji Zafar and SHO PS Saddar Bairooni Malik Muhammad Yar rushed to the scene and negotiated with the protestors. They ensured the heirs and traders that the killers would be arrested soon. A high ranking police officer said that several police teams have been constituted which are conducting raids to arrest the killers.

Later, CPO Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi suspended Chowky Incharge Ranyal SI Jamshed for showing negligence in arrest of the killers. The CPO told that a murder accused namely Kamran was held by police. Kamran was driver of Raja Waheed, another accused of murder of trader Nisar, he said.