HAFIZABAD – The people of Sukheki have called upon the health authorities and police to launch a crackdown on the quacks and the medical stores’ owners who sell out alcoholic syrups and medicines.

Scores of citizens including Ejaz Ahmad, Ghulzar Shahzad and Rashid have regretted that they had informed the district police officer about the menace repeatedly but the sellers are still busy ruining the youth’s lives.

CALL FOR ROAD CONSTRUCTION: The people of Hafizabad-Sukheki Road areas have called upon the Gujranwala Division commissioner to fulfill his promise to carpet the road.

Local transporters and commuters including Tajamal Raza, Bashir Ahmad and Ijaz Ahmad said that the repair work of the road was completed at a cost of Rs30 million in June last year but it developed potholes soon after its completion due to use of substandard material. They added that the commissioner himself expressed dissatisfaction over work and directed the Punjab Highways Department to take steps in this regard to repair the road anew but to no avail.

Student crushed to death:  A sixth class student of Governemtn High School Kolo Tarar was crushed to death by tractor-trolley loaded with sand.

Abdullah was on his way to home when the recklessly driven tractor-trolley ran over him, killing him on the spot.

2 absent teachers, watchman fired: EDO (Education) Dr Muhammad Iqbal paid surprise visits to different schools and suspended two absent teachers and a watchman.

He found Nasaruddin and Abdul Qadoos absent in the Govt Primary School Garhi Ghous while Chowkidar Ali Muhammad of Govt Girls High School Kot Server was also found absent. He took serious notice of unsatisfactory attendance and incomplete record in Chatha Dad, Canal Colony, Chowki Sukheki, Shori Manika, Burj Sarishta, Thatha Khaeru Mutmal, Mirza Bhanksinka, Garhi Ghous, Garhi Wahab, Kassoki Boys, Girls Primary & High schools and directed the headmasters to ensure 100 percent attendance in the schools and maintain proper record.

He, however, appreciated the attendance of teachers and students in the Govt Girls Elementary School Fawara Chowk and sent a letter of appreciation to Uzma Shaheen, the headmistress of the school.

SURPRISE VISIT: Because of repeated complaints of growers, the DCO conducted a surprise visit to a veterinary dispensary in Madhrianwala and found all the staff absent from duty. He suspended all the staff including the in-charge and launched an inquiry against them.