Punjab Ombudsman Javed Mehmood took notice of alleged corruption of millions of rupees in purchase different commodities for 104 government colleges of Gujranwala Division.

The managements of these government colleges of Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts made purchase receipts on the fake letter pads of the different companies and conducted embezzlement of millions of rupees in this regard.

The Punjab Ombudsman sought a report from Secretary Higher Education Department Punjab and EDO (Education) Gujranwala on the issue within two weeks. He appointed Zafar Iqbal Gill (Advisor to Punjab's Ombudsman in Gujranwala) as the inquiry officer.

Meanwhile, a large number of students and teachers participated in an anti-terrorism mock exercise held at Govt Murray College Sialkot.

Counter Terrorism Department (CTD), Rescue 1122 and other law-enforcement agencies (LEAs) conducted the mock exercise at Govt Murray College Sialkot.

Principal Javed Akhtar Billah said that the main purpose of the exercise was to raise the abilities of the students and their teachers to combat any mishap.

DANGEROUS BUILDINGS: The Sialkot administration has declared 175 residential and commercial buildings as dangerous in Sialkot district after conducting a fresh survey.

Sialkot District Coordination Officer (DCO) Asif Tufail said that the 175 dangerous declared buildings were located in Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils. He said that the repairing and reconstruction of 30 residential and commercial buildings out of 175 these dangerous declared buildings has already been started to avert any untoward incident. He asked assistant commissioners of Sialkot, Daska, Sambrial and Pasrur tehsils to ensure early demolishing and repairing of these dangerous.