LAHORE – A 60-year-old watchman was found stabbed to death in the basemen of a hotel situated in the Defense area, police said on Wednesday.

The deceased man was later identified as Saad Hussain, a resident of Azad Kashmir, said police.

According to police investigators, the watchman was lying dead in a pool of blood in the basement of the hotel located in Y-Block Defence as they reached the spot.

The police removed the dead body to the morgue for an autopsy.  They have also registered the murder case against unidentified killers on the complaint of Muhammad Waseem, son of the deceased man. The police are investigating with no arrest made so far.

killeD: A notorious gangster and most wanted proclaimed offender has been killed during shootout with the district police Okara in the precincts of Haveily Lakha police, a spokesperson said on Wednesday.

According to an official handout issued from the Central Police Office, Shahbaz alias Katta, was killed during crossfire. The gangster was wanted to the police in several cases of robberies and other heinous crimes, the police said.

According to them, they also recovered illegal weapons and looted valuables from his possession. In the handout, the police reiterated their resolve to continue with war on criminals to ensure protection to the masses.