OUR STAFF REPORTER OKARA - Tehsil Municipal Administrator Zaheer Abbas Malik has said that all-out efforts are being made to control dengue in the area and the administration is utilizing all possible resources for this purpose. Malik said this while visiting tyre markets in Depalpur, Lorry Adda, Benazirabad, Faisalabd Road and GT Road. The staff of tehsil administration evicted standing water from old tyres. He asked tyre market tycoons to cooperate with the administration. Zaheer said that owing to the serious nature of the disease, administration had devoted itself to the efforts for controlling the disease for the last many weeks and the Punjab government had allocated maximum resources for taking all possible steps for eradication of the virus. He said that his administration had focused all its attention towards provision of best medicines to patients. He said that the administration was carrying out spray and fogging at a large scale in public places, parks, roads and other places for eradication of dengue mosquito and its larva. However, without citizens participation, the breeding of mosquitoes in houses and residences could not be stopped, he added. Dacoits tie up cops, snatch arms: Holding two police constables at gunpoint at a check post here, armed dacoits tied up, threw them into nearby fields and made off with their Kalashnikovs and rifle. Near village 6/GD Tibba, Zafar Iqbal and Ali Asghar, the constables, after duty at a picket were to leave when fiver dacoits held them at gunpoint and snatched their weapons. District Police Officer Dr Raja Abid Hussain has constituted police teams to arrest the criminals. Inquiry of the incident has been initiated. Separately in Kot Sheikh Ahmad Hujra, armed men fled away with looted Rs 500,000 and gold ornaments. Seven dacoits stormed into the house of Muhammad Boota looted valuables and cash, locked all the family members in a room and ran away.