LAHORE: A professor at Government College University Lahore was shot dead on Wednesday morning while resisting an armed robbery in Lahore.
Police said armed robbers intercepted Professor Dr Tanzeem Akbar Cheema near Kalma Chowk to rob him of his valuables and cash. When the professor put up resistance, they shot and fatally injured him.
He was rushed to a nearby hospital, where doctors pronounced him dead. Dr Cheema was a professor at the GC University’s Botany Department.
The police said the robbers managed to escape from the crime scene and efforts are being made to arrest them.