HAFIZABAD- Foolproof security arrangements have adopted at district complex, judicial complex and chambers of lawyers to avert any terror incident following a suicide attack on district courts in Mardan.

DPO Muhammad Haroon Joyia and DCO Ahmad Rajwana informed the District and Sessions Judge Hafizabad at a meeting held here to review security of district complex, judicial complex and chambers of lawyers here on Saturday.

A meeting was held here today under the chairmanship of District and Sessions Judge Ashtar Abbas and all the participants condemned the Mardan incident and expressed their sympathies with the dependents of martyred lawyers and others.

On the occasion, heads of all departments were directed to ensure strict security in and around the complexes and erect barbed wires over the boundary wall.

MALIK PAID TRIBUTE: The demise of reputed journalist of Pakistan Zahid Malik was condoled by the senior journalists of Hafizabad. They held a condolence meeting in which rich tribute was paid to the departed soul. Fateh for the departed soul was also offered and prayed to Almighty Allah to rest the departed soul in eternal peace. They also expressed sympathies with the bereaved family. Prominent among those who attended the meeting included founding member of the Press Club Rana Yousaf Waheed, former chairman PC Abdul Jabbar Raza Ansari, Abdul Hameed Rehmani, Bashir Ahmad Rehmani, Hafiz Azizur Rehman and Sohail Anjum.