Scores of local residents including students protested in front of City Press Club against the theft of power transformers from Jaffar stadium and water supply turbine here the other day.

The protesters were demanding reinstallation of the transformers. They said they were facing great hardships as the water supply had been suspended due to the theft of the transformer. The students also joined the protest, saying that only playground available for them in the town had been deprived of power supply. They demanded action against the culprits and reinstallation of the transformers.

CONDOLENCE: The City Press Club held a special meeting to condole the death of the uncle of a local journalist.

Chaired by CPC President Dr Ziaul Hassan Tahir, the meeting expressed sorrows over the death of Haji Sheikh Amin, uncle of Renal Press Council (Regd) Secretary Information Kashif Sohail. The meeting expressed heartfelt sympathies with the bereaved family and prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.