SADIQABAD/ Qila Didar Singh-A motorcyclist was crushed to death by a speeding tractor-trolley on Tillu Road, Sadiqabad here the other day.

Boota, 30, resident of Tibba Qadirabad was on his way on a motorbike. As he reached Tillu Road, a speeding tractor-trolley crushed him to death. Police impounded the tractor-trolley, arrested its driver and registered a case against him.

In Qila Didar Singh, a motorcyclist was crushed to death by an oil tanker. Latif, 50, resident of Qila Didar Singh was on the way back home from Gujranwala. Near Agu Chak, he was crushed to death by a speeding oil tanker.

Public money must be spent on public welfare

NOORPUR THAL-The local bodies’ representatives should work with honesty and dedication and spare no effort to spend public money on public welfare.

This was stated by Noorpur Thal Tehsil Municipal Committee (TMC) Chairman Rao Alam during a visit to various wards here the other day. He met local councillors and held a meeting with them. TMC Vice Chairman Haji Allah Bakhsh and Chief Officer Raja Zahoor Ahmad had accompanied him.

TEACHERS PROMOTED

The education department has promoted PSTs/Educators male and female and other teachers of different categories in Khushab district under theatrical education package.

Meanwhile, Punjab Teachers Union Khushab office-bearers Malik Imtiaz Ahmad, Shaukat Hayat, Haji Sher Iqbal Baghoor, Ejaz Ahmad Bhatti and others expressed gratitude to the chief executive officer of Khushab District Education Authority and all other officers concerned.

Police bust six gangs, 376 outlaws last month

khanewal-The district police busted six notorious gangs and also arrested 376 outlaws including court absconders during the month of January.

Khanewal DPO Rizwan Umar Gondal told The Nation that he had formed special teams to bust the gangs operating in the district. The teams managed to break network of six gangs active in the district and arrested 18 of their members. The police also recovered booty worth Rs1 million and arms including 10 pistols, four carbines, hundreds of rounds and nine motorcycles from their possession. He further told that the police also arrested 376 outlaws including court absconders, adding that they had been involved in heinous crimes. The police also launched a vigorous crackdown on illegal weapons, arrested 57 persons and recovered 11 rifles, 44 pistols, two Kalashnikovs and hundreds of rounds.

During an operation against drug-peddlers, police arrested 100 suspects and recovered 17kg of marijuana, 0.5kg of heroin and 2,000 litres of liquor from them. The DPO said that the police also registered 68 cases under National Action Plan (NAP) against the violators of Amplifier Act and Security Ordinance and the person over wall chalking. He admitted that there were loopholes in investigation system which the police were trying their best to overcome. “We are organising different training sessions to make our officers competent and improve our methods of investigation up to the mark,” he said.