Rawalpindi - A man was caught submitting fake surety bonds with the anti-terrorism court here on Saturday.

The accused was handed over to the officials of Police Station Civil Line where a case has been registered against him.

According to details, Anti-Terrorism Court Number 1 Special Judge Muhammad Asghar Khan has granted bail to an accused involved in the terrorism case. The accused was presented by Pirwadhai police before the court.

The judge also ordered the accused to submit surety bonds with the court. However, a man identified as Muhammad Khaliq furnished bogus surety bonds on behalf of the accused and was caught by the court. Later on, the police were called and the man was arrested and shifted to PS Civil Line. A case has been registered against him while further investigation was underway. On the other hand, the villages caught a robber and gave him into the custody of Rawat Police. According to details, a gang of three robbers stormed into the house of a man identified as Muhammad Nawaz. Nonetheless, the family was awake and caught one robber whereas two others managed to escape. The family also called other villagers who tortured the robber and later on handed him over to Rawat police. Police started the investigation after registration of a case against the robber.

Separately, Chief Traffic Officer Chaudhry Shahid Ali Yusaf advised the citizens and commutes to wear masks and goggles to avoid the effects of smog. He added the citizens should also avoid from unnecessary travelling.

Symposium on breast cancer held

Breast carcinoma is an alarming problem among female population of Pakistan. In Pakistan, 1 out of every 8 females has the risk of breast cancer.

This disease is curable at early stages but in the society, most of the patients present at last stages of the disease when only palliative care remains the option for treatment.

The reason behind this late presentation is multifocal. Due to our social circumstances female population always remain reluctant to visit general surgical OPD. These views were expressed by speakers while addressing a symposium held here on Saturday.

They said keeping in view this problem, Surgical Unit-I, Holy Family Hospital has established a breast clinic in surgical OPD, where female patients would be provided with an opportunity for discussing their breast related issues.This clinic managed by the female staff including female surgeon to overcome social issues.

They said every year Surgical Unit - I arrange a symposium and a public campaign to highlight problem-related to this disease. Purpose of the symposium is to create awareness among general public and healthcare providers about breast cancer.

The speakers were of views that this year Surgical Unit - I have arranged a symposium on recent advances in the management of breast cancer. Dr Faryal Azhar (Surgeon, Holy Family Hospital), Dr Samreen Hassan (Breast Surgeon, Shaukat Khanum Cancer Hospital, Lahore) and Dr M Farrukh (Consultant Oncologist, Shifa International Hospital) presented their paper in this symposium. At the end of the symposium, Prof Dr Jahangir Sarwar, Head of Surgical Unit - I gave a vote of thanks.

After symposium few surgical procedure according to recent guidelines were performed in Operation Theatre.

 

israr ahmed