KHANEWAL - The timely delivery of justice is not possible without cooperation between the bar and bench. On the direction of honourable Chief Justice to dispose of court cases without undue delay, hundreds of pending cases have been disposed of so far.  This was state by District and Sessions Judge Khalid Naveed Dar while talking to a delegation senior journalists here the other day.

Additional District and Sessions Judge Qamar Ijaz and Senior Civil Judge Imran Raza Naqvi were also present on the occasion. The DSJ said that on the instructions of the LHC Chief Justice, 250 pending cases out of 400 had been decided due to speedy trail and at the end of month less than 100 cases would be pending for the next month.

He said that there was an ideal relationship between the bar and the bench. He point out that the role of media was admirable and positive. He informed the journalists that on the first day, a total of 87 nominations forms were issued of which one candidate of MQM for NA-159 and PP-218 had filed back his nomination papers for scrutiny.

Acid burns victims get free plastic surgery: The doctors have conducted free plastic surgery of seven victims of acid burns here at Laiq Rafiq Hospital, a charity health facility, with the collaboration of an NGO Islamic Help. Those underwent surgery included Naseem, Sajida Perveen, Nagina, Fauzia, Muhammad Sharif, Irshad and Muhammad Afzal.

This was disclosed by renowned plastic surgeon Dr Muhammad Jawad and head of Islamic Help Allama Khalil Qadri while addressing a joint news conference here at Multan Press Club the other day.

 Dr Jawad was assisted by Dr Brian and Dr Zara Yousufzai.

They announced that more free surgeries would be conducted in coming days to offer relief to the poor acid attack victims. They said that victimization of opponents through acid attacks was a common practice in South Punjab and the Islamic Help selected this region while keeping in view high number of cases occurring here. The said that an effective awareness campaign had also been launched in South Punjab to make the people aware of this issue.

They disclosed that a project to supply special sprays, medicines and equipment used for offering first aid and treatment to the acid and fire burnt people to all district headquarters hospitals of South Punjab was also in pipeline. They added that local doctors were being imparted training for giving better treatment to the burnt victims.