Five injured  in stray dogs attacks

CHINIOT - Children among five persons were mailed by stray dogs in different areas here on Saturday.

Sources said that stray dogs have become a menace in Chiniot as they roam around freely during day and night. They particularly attack people walking in streets at nights.

The injured were shifted to local hospital where three persons were referred to Allied Hospital Faisalabad due to critical condition.

The dwellers of the area expressing concerns over the situation have demanded of the district administration for launching campaign to kill stray dogs which pose threat to lives of citizens including the children especially during the evening hours.INP

Dacoits sweep labourer’s house

our staff reporter

ZAFARWALA - Seven armed robbers looted dowry items including 12 tolas gold ornament, cash and other valuables from the house of a labourer here the other night.

The incident occurred in Laisar Kallan, village Ramberri at the house of Muhammad Rafeeq, a labourer. Seven dacoits entered the house by scaling up wall and bound all the family members hand and foot at gunpoint. They collected gold ornament weighing 12 tolas, cash amounting to hundreds of thousands of rupees and other valuables stocked for the wedding of Rafeeq’s daughter.

The dacoits fled the scene with ease.

SHOPKEEPERS FINED

Assistant Tehsildar Muzaffar Bhatti on directives of the Assistant Commissioner, carried out inspection of various sweets and other foodstuffs shops in village Pindi Bohri. On the occasion, he fined eight shopkeepers of Rs13,000 with a stern warning to improve cleanliness on the premises of their respective outlets.