OKARA - PPP district leader Aamir Hayat Wattoo said the PML-N was behind lawlessness in the Punjab province. He said that because of flawed policies of the provincial government, the issues of unemployment, poverty and law and order have aggravated. In the upcoming general elections, the people will vote for the PPP that will form government in the Punjab as well. He talking to the media in Waleed House. He said all the conspiracies against his party have failed. During its every tenure, conspiracies were hatched against the PPP but it faced them boldly. He claimed that the elections will be held fairly and transparently.Five bootleggers held with liquor: Police launched an operation against bootleggers and seized huge quantity of liquor and sealed a distillery. Five suspects were arrested while many others managed to escape. On the DPO’s orders, the police conducted the raids at different places and seized liquor of more than 100 litres. Having arrested Mohsin Ali of Mughla area, the police sealed the factory in Thutta Kunder. A resident of Gogera Chumra, Mandi Shafqat alias Bhutto, was arrested and police recovered 20 litres of wine from his possession. Meanwhile, the Basirpur police raided two places and arrested two drug peddlers Kashif and Ashfaq with 25 litres of wine. Talking to the media, DPO Usman Akram said that incidence of the operation would be expanded. He warned the criminals to stop the illegal practice or get ready to face the music. Principals’ row led to college closure: The tussle between the two principals of “Govt Jinnah Islamia Boys College Sialkot” resulted in the closure of college virtually. Students and teachers staged a protest and sit-in in front of the college to express their resentment against “what they called” had put the future of the students at stake.As per details, the Punjab Education Department appointed Dr Muhammad Nawaz as principal of the college a few days ago but cancelled the posting allegedly on political grounds and appointed Associate Professor Sabir Nazir Butt as the new principal.But, reportedly, Dr Muhammad Nawaz refused to leave the post. Later when the newly-appointed principal Sabir Nazir Butt assumed the charge several professors stood up in favour of Dr Nawaz which led to exchange of harsh words among the faculty members.Meanwhile, the principals ordered to lock the college, especially the principal office and class rooms. While teachers conducted classes in the grounds after entering the premises by scaling the walls amid rainy weather.Later, District Officer (Colleges) Prof Abdul Rasheed visited the college and unlocked the college in his presence.He told the media that the clash between the two principals was the main cause behind the lock-up. He ordered departmental probe against both principals.