LAHORE  - A 50-year-old lawyer was found shot dead in the bedroom at his Gulshan-e-Ravi residence under mysterious circumstances, police sources said on Monday.  Advocate Zahid Saleem was sleeping in the bedroom when gunmen stormed into his house and escaped after killing him.

The wife of the deceased told the police that unidentified gunmen forced their entry into the house, entered the bedroom, and fled after shooting down her husband. According to the complainant, two security guards were on duty at the main gate and the sons of the deceased were also present at the house when the incident took place. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating.

SUICIDE: A mother of three ended her life by consuming poisonous pills over some domestic dispute in Shahdara. The family told the police that Nazia Bibi was rushed to the Mayo hospital soon after she took poisonous pills where she expired later. Police investigators said that husband of the deceased had been working aboard for the last couple of years.

The body was moved to the morgue and the police are investigating.