KAMALIA-Toba Tek Singh DPO Rana Shahzad Akbar held an open court at City Police Station Kamalia, listened to the complaints of the people and ordered redressal of their grievances.

Addressing the people attending the open court, he stated that people of Kamalia have a positive approach to social affairs and have always come up with better ideas to improve the police working.

He remarked that Kamalia is the heart of the District Toba Tek Singh and its citizens are peace-loving and cooperative. If they keep supporting the police as usual, police too will improve its working and be able to help the citizens better, he said.

He called upon the police officers of district to step up their professional working and improve their social skills so that people may be encouraged to help the police in bringing down crime rate.

Water supply schemes for

Kamalia villages approved

Water supply schemes, worth billions of rupees, have been approved for several villages of tehsil Kamalia.

Water supply has been a long standing demand of the people and the residents of these villages have expressed their gratitude to the political leaders for resolving the issue.

The villages for which the schemes have been approved include: Tukda 54/1, 668/9 GB, 667/8 GB, 670/11 GB, 685/26 GB, 674/15 GB, 682/23 GB, 683/24 GB, 675/16 GB and 322/GB.

Addressing a public gathering, PML-N MNA Ch Asadur Rahman said that provision of clean drinking water to rural areas is the government’s top priority, adding that more grants will get approved for teshils Kamalia and Pir Mahal in the coming days. “Selfless service to the masses and bringing deprived segments into mainstream of development is the pivot of PML-N politics,” he claimed.

FIRE BURNT SHOP DOWN TO ASHES

A fire broke out in a shop at Saddr Bazaar due to short-circuit reduced it to ashes here the other day.

According to the Fire-Brigade, the fire broke out in a shop located at Saddr Bazaar in the wee hours. On information, the fire brigade rushed to the spot but failed to overcome the fire as the fire had already burnt all the goods in the shop.

Traders of Saddr Bazaar observed a shutdown against the incident and demanded the authorities to replace all the hanging electric wires in the market to avoid any untoward incident in future.

When contacted, Mepco Xen Mehr Muhammad Afzal Kathia told this correspondent that he has constituted a team comprising Mepco SDO and Line Superintendent who, after investigating the incident, submitted a report that the fire was erupted due to short-circuit in a faulty UPS.