LAHORE - Dacoits went on the rampage here in the Punjab Capital and strangled a father of four to death and made off with cash, gold ornaments, cars and motorcycles in several successful strikes from different parts of City, police sources said on Tuesday. Three robbers forced their entry into the house of Nadeem Shahzad in Ismailpura in the vicinity of Barki police in the wee hours of Tuesday. The victim family told the police that three robbers strangled Shahzad to death and fled away after collecting Rs20,000 and a mobile from his room. The widow told the police investigators that she was asleep in another room along with her four kids when unidentified men stormed into her husbands room. They collected cash and valuables and fled away after killing my husband on offering resistance. However, the police investigators said that it was yet to be ascertained whether 40-year-old Shahzad was killed on offering resistance during house robbery. The police are investigating keep in view various aspects of the incident. The police have removed the body to the morgue for autopsy and are investigating with no arrest made so far. In another incident, Zahid along with his wife was on his way home when two armed bandits intercepted the couple in Kot Lakhpat police area. The robbers held them up at gunpoint and fled away after snatching cash, gold ornaments and other valuables worth tens of thousands of rupees. Four dacoits equipped with pistols barged into the house of Arshad in Shera Kot area. The robbers collected cash, gold ornaments other valuables worth tens of thousands of rupees after holding the inmates hostage at gunpoint and fled away. Two armed bandits riding a motorcycle intercepted a passer-by Shahzad in Nawan Kot police area and deprived him of Rs25,000 at a gunpoint. Robbers stormed into a jewellery shop situated in North Cantt police area and escaped after collecting cash and gold ornaments worth lakhs of rupees at gunpoint. Armed bandits stanched away two cars from Township and Gujjarpura police areas at gunpoint while armed bandits took away a motorcycle from Harbanspura police area. Armed bandits riding on motorcycles intercepted passers-by in Gulberg, Shadman, Factory Area, Ichra, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Hanjarwal, Manawan and Batapur police areas respectively.