KASUR: A notorious dacoit was killed allegedly by his accomplices during snatching incident near Pattoki here on Sunday.

According to police, five robbers intercepted three motorcyclists near Siryser Morr, Pattoki and attempted to snatch the motorcycle and other valuables from them. In the meantime, one the motorcyclist, having a pistol, opened fire and also made call on police helpline 15 for help. At which the dacoits also took positions and started firing indiscriminately as a police team also reached the scene. As the crossfire subsided, the police went ahead found one of the dacoits lying dead. Later, the deceased was identified as Tanveer alias Lala. The police shifted the dead body to hospital and started a search for the fleeing dacoits. The police also registered a case against the accused.–Staff Reporter

N man claims majority of councillors’ support

KHANEWAL: Councillor and PML-N candidate for city Nazim slot Masood Majeed Khan Daha claimed that majority of the total 44 councillors would vote in his favour in the elections.

He said Khanewal district is the fort of PML-N since long. He further added, “We all succeeded on the party tickets of PML-N and will remain united under the leadership of our leaders Nawaz Sharif and Shahbaz Sharif. They are making efforts to decrease the ratio of unemployment and illiteracy. They are taking revolutionary steps to combat national challenges.”

Masood said that if he was given the chance of being city nazim of Khanewal, he would upgrade the area with greenbelts, parks, sewerage system and sanitation system. He said that water filtration plants are the basic need of the residents. He also pledged to install/upgrade water filtration plants in each union council of the area if elected.

Daha said that he had been elected as first time from the constituency with huge margin; people of the constituency has given him complete mandate; and now is going to compete for the seat of city nazim Khanewal.–Staff Reporter