LAHORE - A man lost his life while four others including a woman fell unconscious at the hand of tricksters in the limits of Bhati gate, Data Darbar and Lower Mall police stations on Friday.

Saeed, in his 60s, was found dead in the Bhati gate police station limits. He was shifted to hospital where doctors pronounced him dead. Doctors were of the view that someone poisoned him. However, police believed that he died of cardiac arrest.

Family members of the deceased refused to get a postmortem done due to which the real cause of death was difficult to ascertain.

Three other people including a woman, unidentified yet, also fell prey to tricksters who poisoned them. All of them were rushed to nearby hospital where their condition was stated to be critical.