JHANG - The newly-posted SDPO urged the people to cooperate with the police to control crimes in the area. Police, masses and criminals are parts of a society. If two of them join their hands, they make the third part ineffective. if police and criminals make coalition, masses are at stake; if masses enjoin with criminals, police become helpless; so the people and police should come loser, SDPO Mirza Anjum Kamal said. The crime ratio can be reduced by making proper arrangements. Old man killed: An old man was killed and eight others were injured in indiscriminate firing over a minor row. In fact, the deceased came forward to settle the issue amicably but the 85-year-lost his life in Mochiwala police precincts in Chak 180-Towana. Two days ago, a young man quarrelled with Nadeem. The next day, the relatives of both boys staged a full-fledged fight as both the parties used arms and opened fire on each other. The grandfather of Kashif came in the firing, got injured and later succumbed to injuries.