SIALKOT - Two armed men shot at and injured lawyer Mian Naseem Javaid for offering resistance during a robbery incident at his house in Pakka Garha locality here early in the Monday morning.

The robbers stormed into the house, held the family members at gunpoint and started looting. As the lawyer put up resistance, the robbers opened fire on him left him seriously injured and fled while firing in the air. The injured was admitted to Govt Allama Iqbal Memorial DHQ Hospital Sialkot, where his condition was stated to be critical.

Later, hundreds of the local lawyers took out a protest rally near the district courts against the incident. District Bar Association of Sialkot President Shahid Mir Advocate led the rally which began from the DBA office and ended at Kutchery Chowk after passing through all the main inter-city roads.

The protesting lawyers were carrying banners and placards. They chanted anti-police slogans and demanded immediate arrest of the perpetrators.