GUJRANWALA - Dozens of employees of the Municipal Corporation (MC) staged a protest in front of the MC office against authorities concerned for dismissing them from duties. The protest was organised by Workers Ittehad.

A large number of union workers also participated in the protest. They chanted slogans against the MC authorities for dismissing employees from duties without any solid reason. They demanded authorities restore the dismissed employees or prepare for massive protests otherwise.

Police nick four POs in swoop

The district police claimed to have arrested four proclaimed offenders and recovered illegal arms and drugs. The arrests were made during a vigorous crackdown launched across the district. According to police press release issued here, two police teams set up pickets at different points for snap-check of vehicles. Meanwhile the police arrested four proclaimed offenders and recovered two pistols, a rifle, 1,015 gm of heroin, 4.5kg of opium and 67 litres liquor from their possession. CPO Ashfaq Khan said that the crackdown on criminals would continue to create a sense of security among the citizens.