FEROZEWALA - In two dacoity incidents, the outlaws looted cash, ornaments and other valuables worth thousands at gun-point on Lahore-Faisalabad Road on Sunday.

In first incident, 15 armed highway robbers set a picket near Katthianwala and looted the commuters.

The three victim families riding on different vehicles including a Pajero jeep and two cars were on way to Lahore.  Saddar police on the complaint of Qamar Shah, Ars!an, Shafqat and others have started investigations. In another incident three unidentified armed dacoits barged into Arif house located in Javed Nager locality in wee hours of Sunday. The intruders decamped with cash and jewellery worth Rs 3 lakh. On putting up resistance they beat up the owner severely. Factory area police is looking into the matter. Later, the victim family members accompanied with other locals protested against the growing lawlessness.

Boy crushed to death

A 10-year-old boy was crushed to death under the wheels of a rashly driven auto-rickshaw on Kala Khatai Road on Sunday.

The deceased Zeeshan, the only son of his parents was looting the coins being thrown in a marriage procession.  Meanwhile, a speedy rickshaw hit him. He got critical injuries and died on his way to hospital. Ferozewala police is looking into the matter.