LAHORE - Robbers shot dead a jeweler and president Qaumi Tajir Ittehad, Origa Centre during house robbery and fled from the scene with booty including cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth over Rs 800,000 in Hanjarwal police limits late night on Tuesday. The gruesome killing of the 35-year-old jeweller, Shaukat Shahzad during house robbery sparked protest among the local residents. He was father of three daughters and three sons. The local residents gathered on the road and chanted slogans against the innocent killing. Local police reached the site and dispersed the protestors assuring arrest of the outlaws soon. The murder of the jeweler had caused panic among the traders running business of jewelry, as robberies in jewelry markets of the City and at homes of jewelers was reported on the rise for the last one year. The police said that four outlaws entered the 346-C, Margazar Colony residence of the victim after scaling the outer boundary. The criminals first held up the security guard and tied him with ropes. Later, forced their entry into the house, held Shaukat and his family members at gunpoint and collected cash, jewelry and other valuables from the house. Two outlaws misbehaved with the female members of the family during dacoity bid and also tortured them. Shaukat stepped forward to stop the criminals and offered resistance. One of the outlaws got infuriated and opened firing targeting Shaukat's head. They fled from the scene along with the booty leaving the jeweler in a pool of blood. DSP Hanjarwal Sher Behadar Khan Niazi said Shaukat got angry over the rough attitude of the criminals towards his family and tried to attack the robbers with flowerpot. One of the outlaws however opened firing targeting his head. He was immediately rushed to a local hospital but died on the way, he said. A case has been registered against the outlaws. The CCPO Lahore has constituted three separate police teams for the arrest of the gangsters. LHC restores 25 patwaris Justice Hafiz Tariq Nasim of the Lahore High Court on Wednesday suspended an order of EDO (Revenue) Gujarat and restored atleast 25 patwaris. Petitioners (patwaris) including Zahid Hussain and others submitted that the Executive District Officer (Revenue) Gujarat terminated them without issuing any show cause notice or initiating any legal proceedings. Petitioners pointed out that they were sacked on the allegation that their domiciles were not of district Gujarat, however, on Wednesday they produced their domiciles of Gujarat in the court. The judge observed that the respondent did not fulfill legal requirements so his action was liable to be set aside. The due legal procedure prescribed in Peeda Act was not adopted even no show cause notice was issued to the petitioners, judge remarked. Suspending the order of the EDO, the judge issued notice to him for February 18. PA session on Feb 2 The Punjab Assembly will be meeting here on February 2 (Monday) for the 11th session. This will be first session since the chasm has widened between two coalition partners, that is, the Pakistan Peoples Party and Pakistan Muslim League-N.