Bookie shot dead after Pakistan's loss to India in Asia Cup

India chased down a stiff target to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the Asia Cup match in Bangladesh AFP

Islamabad: March 19, 2012

A bookie was shot dead in Lahore after India defeated Pakistan in an Asia Cup cricket match, a media report said Monday.

Gunmen shot dead 55-year-old Shaukat, alias Lambha, Sunday, Dawn reported.

His brothers’ families alerted the police after hearing gunshots.

A police official said that they found a book containing names, telephone numbers and cash at the place.

At least six empty shells were also found.

India chased down a stiff target to beat Pakistan by six wickets in the Asia Cup match in Bangladesh. (IANS)