SIALKOT - The Excise and Taxation Department has sealed 55 properties and impounded 41 vehicles for not paying the property and token taxes during the ongoing recovery campaign in Gujranwala Division.

According to E&T officials, special recovery teams had set up special pickets at all the entry and exit points in Sialkot, Narowal, Gujrat, Mandi Bahauddin, Hafizabad and Gujranwala districts, and impounded these vehicles for not submitting their token taxes. The department also issued final recovery notices to the owners of 55 sealed properties, but they remained reluctant to deposit their outstanding dues.

CASE FILED: Daska City police have registered a case against Fakhar Imam for blackmailing and raping Mariyam Shahid, his former wife, even after their divorce.

The case has been registered under section 25-D, 376 and 386 PPC on the report of Shahid Pervaiz, father of the victim. The FIR revealed that the Qila Deedar Singh-based Fakhar had divorced his wife Mariyam Shahid after one year of their wedding. During this period, the accused had made her nude pictures and porn movies. After divorcing her, the accused started blackmailing her and raped her for several times, he alleged.