BAHAWALPUR

In a robbery took place in broad daylight on Saturday, three armed men made off with 90-tola gold, Rs600,000 in cash and other valuables from the house of an advocate.

They broke in the house of Munawar Hussain Advocate in Chak 62 Fateh Bhatta Colony, Hasilpur in the middle of the day and held the family including Najma Bibi, 11-year-old Rubina Bibi and 80-year-old mother of Munawar at gunpoint. They then demanded keys and on refusal started beating Najma. However, they broke their safe with an iron rod and robbed them of the huge quantity of gold, the amount in cash and other valuables including watches, cell phones.

Against the incident, Hasilpur Bar Association held a meeting under the chair of its President Zahid Mehmood. They expressed their concerns over increasing armed robberies. They demanded immediately arrest of the perpetrators involved in the robbery. Hasilpur police have registered a case against unknown criminals on the complaint of Munawar Hussain. Police told the media that a team had acquired the fingerprints and sketches of the criminals and hoped that criminals would be arrested soon.

JuD stresses unity of Ummah: Jamaatud Dawa Bahawalpur Ameer Rana Umar Farooq said that his party’s public gathering at Minar-e-Pakistan will prove to be a milestone in the protection of Ideology of Pakistan and the promotion of national unity.

The gathering will start on 4th of December in which people from all walks of life including religious and political leadership, students, lawyers and teachers, he hoped.

He said that the Ideology of Pakistan was the key to stability and sovereignty of the country. The Muslims need to get united and for this purpose, they should make practical efforts. He said, “We are not against the dialogues with India but the process should be started on equality basis.” He praised the Prime Minister Nawaz Sharif’s statement during his visit to Muzaffarabad that in held Kashmir, the elections can never be substitute for freedom.