LAHORE - At least 10 alleged gamblers were booked and arrested red handed from Hanif Park in Badamibagh police area on Thursday. Police said cell phones, betting money and other valuables have been recovered from their possession.

The arrested accused were identified as Amir Gujjar, Nazim Gujjar, Abdul Karim, Farhan, Zaffar Iqbal, Kamran and etc. Later, the same police raided another fake factory of mobile making at Noor Road and arrested the owner Muhammad Tahir. A case has been lodged against him. Further investigations are underway.

Man attempts suicide: A 30-year-old man attempted suicide by jumping into the canal in Mughalpura shortly after his family refused to marry him with the girl of his choice on Thursday.

However, the residents rescued the self-inflicted victim Abdul Manan and shifted him to a nearby hospital where his condition was told stable till filing of this report.

Valuables gutted:  Valuables worth million of rupees were reduced to ashes when fire broke out in two godowns situated in separate areas of the City on Thursday.

Fire brigades of the Civil Defence, Rescue-1122 and City District Government reached the spots and extinguished the fire. No loss of life was reported.

The rescue officials said that fire had erupted in scrap godown in Misri Shah and rice store in Kahna resultantly goods worth million of rupees were reduced to ashes.