LAHORE: An old woman and her husband were killed overnight when they tried to resist dacoits busy with robbery at their house, SAMAA reported Tuesday.
According to police sources, two dacoits barged into a house located in the city area of New Muslim Town, Block-A. The old couple was all alone at the time of the incident. The two tried to resist the dacoits, who subjected them to torture. Later on, they continued to pick valuables from the house.
According to police sources, the preliminary reports disclosed the probe indicates that the old couple had recognized the robbers. On this, the two criminals strangulated the couple to death prior to their fleeing from the house.
Meantime, local people captured a dacoit Ghulam Hussain while he was on the run from the house; however, his accessory managed to flee. –SAMAA