QILA DIDAR SINGH-A local court sent a travel agent , Jahangir Sansi, to prison for subjecting a man to forced labour in Turkey the other day.

Jahangir had sent Ali Hamza, 20, to Turkey where Sufyan, brother of the former, had subjected the latter to forced labour and never paid him salary. Consequently, Hamza fell seriously ill and was admitted to hospital. After publication of the news in Nawa-i-Waqt newspaper, Sufyan released Hamza and he returned Pakistan. The FIA arrested Jahangir and produced him in court. Hamza and his mother also appeared in the court. Judge Nasr Naseem Ali Awan cancelled bail orders of Jahangir and sent him to prison.



A local lawyer, Akhlaq Haider Chattha, filed a petition in the Lahore High Court (LHC) for opening of newly-constructed Alipur Chattha railway crossing. The court sought a report from the Railway general managed which was presented. The report stated that the railway is ready to pay funds of its share for opening of the railway crossing but Gujranwala deputy commissioner is not cooperating. Upon this, the court disposed of the petition. Later, locals belonging to all walks of life urged the Gujranwala deputy commissioner to play his due role for opening of the railway crossing.