The Gujranwala Division has exceeded the Punjab province in human trafficking and non-arrest of notorious human traffickers named in Red Book of the Federal Investigation Agency.

FIA Deputy Director Rana Khurram Saeed told newsmen that the early arrest of 45 notorious human traffickers named in the Red Book has become a big challenge for the Federal Investigation Agency.

There are 45 red book POs in Gujranwala Division’s six Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahaud Din, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts. Due to this big number of red book fugitives, the Division has topped in human trafficking in Punjab.

He said that the FIA had arrested four human traffickers-tuned-proclaimed offenders during the last month. He said that the FIA was making efforts to ensure early arrest of the remaining outlaws.

GEPCO TO GET 500 TRANSFORMERS: The Gepco has announced to purchase as many as 500 new high capacity electrical transformers for replacing all the low capacity existing transformers already being used  in Gujranwala Region. Gepco will replace almost all these low capacity transformers under its multi-phased up-gradation programme, in this regard.

The low capacity transformers are not working accurately due to overloading and often becoming out of order due to some repeated technical faults. Chief Executive Gepco Mian Muneer Ahmed told newsmen that the Gepco has allocated a chunk of Rs200 million for this purpose.

He said that the Gepco has also planned to introduce special cards for the customers for reducing the complaints about the over reading of the electricity bills and for making the system of meter reading foolproof.

He said that the meter reads would note the meter reading on these cards for the convenience of the all the consumers.

He said that efforts were being made for promoting image of Gepco. He said that it had started special monitoring of its all the 114 complaints cells, saying that field officer have also been directed to focus their attention on the provision of better services.