A young man was shot dead by armed robbers over resistance on Superhighway on Thursday evening, police said. They said that the incident took place within the remit of the Sachal police station.
East-DIG Muquddus Haider said that the man, identified as Najam-ul-Hasan, 28, was gunned down when he resisted a robbery bid near a famous eatery on Superhighway.
The body was shifted to the Abbasi Shaheed Hospital for medico-legal formalities. Meanwhile Darakhshan Police Station on Friday arrested two accused and recovered illegal weapon and drugs from their possession in separate actions.
According to police, both accused were arrested by patrolling teams of Darakhshan police station. The police arrested Hammad and recovered a 30 bore pistol from his possession while another accused identified as Ubaid was arrested after recovery of 130 grams of hashish from his possession.
Cases have been registered against both and further investigations are underway.