The thieves left more than 700 telephone connections dead in Shuhada Mosque ground area by stealing the main cable line the other day.

According to the residents, the thieves have stolen main telephone cable from three holes near Shuhada Mosque Ground area in the remit of Farid Town telephone exchange. When contacted the telephone exchange officials said that the landline telephone service would be restored in the next 24 hours. The consumers complained that they have been faced with severe problems due to the theft of the cable.

They demanded the authorities to ensure early restoration of the service in the area.

SALESMAN ROBBED: Three robbers deprived the salesman of a medicines company of Rs0.8 million in People’s Colony, Ghala Mandi area the other day.

Muhammad Ilyas, salesman of a private medicines company, along with Naveed Rashid was on the way to bank with cash in a Suzuki carry van (SLT/1402).

In the meanwhile, three robbers intercepted them at gunpoint and snatched the cash from them.

The Ghala Mandi Police reached the spot and started investigation without any clue or arrest.