Two held for making fake material

City police on Friday claimed to have arrested two men for manufacturing fake tyre puncture material during a raid in Nolakha area. The police also registered criminal cases against the suspects under the Copy Right Act. The main suspects identified as Chaudhry Tariq Mahmood and Sarwar were sent to the police lockup.  According to police sources, the raid was conducted on the complaint of administration of a renowned tyre puncture material manufacturers “Elephant Cold Patch.” They were involved in illegal use of trade mark, logo and name of the ECP Company for their products to deceive the consumers. The Nolakha police registered a case against the culprits after seizing all fake materials from their possession.  The ECP administration has warned all plagiarists to avoid use of trade mark, logo, and name of the company or be ready for legal action. –Staff Reporter

 Ghurki’s son granted bail

A sessions court on Friday granted bail to Sufyan Ghurki, son of former PPP MNA Samina Khalid Ghurki in a firing case. Additional District and Sessions Judge Rafaqat Ali Gondal passed the order on bail petition moved by the accused. The judge issued notice to the police and sought record. Defense-A Police registered a criminal case against the son of PPP leader Samina Khalid Ghurki allegedly for firing warning shots in front of a house in Lahore’s Defense neighbourhood. The incident took place in DHA (Phase-IV) after Wednesday midnight. The FIR was registered on the complaint of Ali Huzaifa Khan. –Staff Reporter

 Amended police uniform notified

The Punjab police department on Friday approved a few amendments in the newly-introduced police uniform. The department also notified the amendments. According to a notification issued from the Central Police Office Friday, the department only recommended changes in the existing beret cap and shoulder badges.  “However, other pattern of the police uniform articles will remain the same,” the notification says. As per the amendments in the “Punjab Police Dress Regulations 2017”, the constables and head constables may also wear beret cap with field working dress, same like the officers of the rank of ASI and above.  Similarly, badges of ranks of silver metal will be put on the shoulders strap of shirt, jersey, or jacket, instead of slip-on typed embroidered badges of ranks. Also, shoulder badges of letters “police” will also be worn of same silver metal as of badges of metallic ranks on shirt, jersey, or jacket. –Staff Reporter

 Awareness campaign report

City Traffic Police has issued 10-month the report on awareness campaigns, said a press release. According to the report, City Traffic Police has held more than 1,500 lectures and 80 seminars to educate the citizens in different educational institutions, government and non government sectors and drivers of public transport.  Over 200,000 citizens have been educated and pamphlets were distributed in 32 traffic weeks. More than hundred programmes on different TV channels and 50 programmes on radio stations were arranged to educate the citizens about traffic rules. CTO Rai Ijaz Ahmad said that the basic purpose of this campaign is to change the mindset of motorist to ensure road safety. –Staff Reporter