OKARA - Five persons including two girls and two women were kidnapped from different areas here the other day.Reportedly, Shehnaz Bibi, wife of Ashiq Ali, a resident of 6/1 AL along with her son Haroon were kidnapped by four accused identified as Irfan, Abdur Razzaq, Naeem and their accomplice. The culprits also took away gold ornaments and cash worth amounting to Rs200,000.Meanwhile, young Nasreen Bibi, daughter of Muhammad Iqbal, a resident of 86/A 4L was lifted by two persons identified as Kamran and Umer.Moreover, a woman Nazia Bibi, wife of Muhammad Amin, a resident of Haveli Lakha was abducted by two persons identified as criminals Zafar and Sarfraz. Similarly a young girl namely Razia Bibi, daughter of Allah Ditta, a resident of village 2/D was kidnapped by seven accused including Fiaz, Riaz, Ali and their four accomplices. The police have registered separate cases and launched investigations.Tree plantation kicks off: The tree plantation campaign was launched here.Addressing the ceremony, DCO Capt (r) Saif Anjum said that all the departments should struggle to achieve the target of sapling plantation.He directed all the departments heads to start plantation in their respective offices besides looking after the planted saplings.  Moreover, AC Mehmoodul Hassan Zia, EDO Health Dr Athar, DO Social Welfare Rana Ashraf, DO Agriculture Ch Farooq Javeed, DDO Agriculture Ch Shehbaz Akhtar, DFO Nawaz Sandila, DO Forest Iftikhar Hussain Janjua and other officers concerned also were present on the occasion.Later, the DCO planted a bottle Palm sapling.