HAFIZABAD: The Railways police launched a crackdown on illegal occupants of railway land near Railway Gate Hafizabad and removed all the encroachments causing traffic hazards.

THEFT: A local citizen was deprived of his motorcycle by an unidentified bike lifter. Jawaad Asif of Mohallah Habib Ghanj had parked his bike (HZ-8225) outside a local bank on Railway Road and went inside. When he came out of the bank, he found his bike missing.

PASSES AWAY:Saad Shahid Hijazi, nephew of former chairman of Press Club Rashed Ameen Hijazi and Hamed Taskeen Hijazi, has died in a Lahore hospital after brief illness.  He was laid to rest in Gujranwala graveyard. The funeral was attended by a large number of social and political workers besides journalists of Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts.

Hafizabad Press Club condoled the death and expressed their heartfelt sympathies with the members of the bereaved family.–Reporter