MIRPURKHAS - A mother and her daughter drowned in a water pond at Khadim Ali Shah village here on Saturday.

Report said that Kainat, 20, was washing clothes near the pond when she fell in. Her mother immediately jumped into the pond to save her daughter, but she failed. She also drowned when she could not pull herself out of the deep pond.

Villagers informed taluka police about the incident. Police retrieved their bodies and shifted them to civil hospital. After legal formalities both bodies were handed over to their heirs.

Plantation campaign

DIG Mazhar Nawaz Shaikh inaugurated a plantation campaign by planting a tree on the premises of the DIG House on Saturday. On this occasion, he directed all SSPs of Mirpurkhas, Umerkot and Tharparkar districts as well as DSPs, SHOs and officers to plant at least a plant to ensure successful tree plantation campaign in the division.

TAX POLICY

All Pakistan Tax Bar Association Vice President Ahmed Saeed Kaimkhani has demanded that the federal minister for treasury, FBR chairman and other authorities ensure tax policy without unnecessary audit, fines and unlimited bureaucracy powers.