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December 28, 2011



December 28, 2011

Man poisoned to death by wife in Rajana
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: A woman with her paramour poisoned to death her husband at Rajana. Ishaq Sipra informed the Pirmahal police that his son Mushtaq was married to Shamshad Bibi of Rajana and she later started living with Ilyas of same locality without getting divorce from his son. He added that his went to the house of Shamshad and objected to his act. He said that both exchanged hot words with each other and later she with her paramour Ilyas poured poison into the mouth of Mushtaq. He said that Mushtaq was shifted to hospital where he died. The police have registered a case and conducting raids to arrest Shamshad Bibi and her husband Ilyas.

‘PTI not assuring tickets to entrants’
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: PTI leader Ghiasuddin Janbaz and district organiser Dr Waheed Akbar have said that the workers will welcome the Ch Ashfaq Group’s entry to the PTI, but presently the party is not in a position to confirm a ticket to any entrant.
They were commenting on expected decision of PML-Q leader Ch Ashfaq to join the PTI here on Tuesday. They said that according to their information, Ch Ashfaq was demanding confirmation of PTI tickets for his all group candidates from different NA and PA seats. They added that the party was not in a position to ensure tickets to his group candidates as there were a number of candidates in the PTI. They stated that former district nazim Ch Abdul Sattar’s son Ch Farrukh Sattar, uncle of PML-N MNA from NA-93 Junaid Anwar, was already in the PTI and a strong party candidate from NA-93.
They said that Ch Ashfaq’s son Mian Kashif Ashfaq, who was a PML-Q candidate from NA-93 and defeated by PML-N MNA Junaid Anwar in 2008 election, was a candidate for PTI ticket. They claimed that no one, including Ch Farrukh Sattar, had so far assured a party ticket so the only unconditional joining of Ch Ashfaq Group would be acceptable to party

workers. The workers will fully support the candidate nominated by the party, they added.

Man killed over property dispute
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: A man was murdered over a property dispute at Chak 338/GB on Monday night. Accused Akbar was residing in a house which was disputed. On the day of the incident, his relative Asghar and his three accomplices came in his house to occupy it but accused Akbar allegedly attacked Asghar and hit a stick on his head. As a result, he was seriously wounded. He was shifted to DHQ Hospital where he died.
VALUABLES LOOTED: A senior journalist’s son was tortured by dacoits on resistance on Monday night. Kashif Zameer, the son of journalist Mian Zameer Hussain, was returning home when two dacoits snatched cash and valuables from him. They also tortured him on resistance. City police have registered a case.
POLLS SCHEDULE: DBA election board chairman Rana Anwar and members Abdul Naeem and Sardar Iqbal on Tuesday announced Schedule for bar elections. According to the schedule, nomination papers will be filed on January 2 and scrutiny will be held on Jan 3 while final list of candidate will be issued on Jan 4. Polling will be held on Jan 14.
STRIKE: Gojra Tehsil Bar Association members on Tuesday observed a complete strike over the death of senior lawyer Muhammad Tariq. The bar members decided to observe three days mourning.

Death anniversary of BB observed
From Our Correspondent
TOBA TEK SINGH: The PPP leaders and workers observed the fourth death anniversary of Shaheed Benazir Bhutto here on Tuesday. Addressing a gathering, the party’s city general secretary Rana Khalid said that BB gave her life for democracy. Riazul Haq, Razzaq Butt, Farooq Kala and Muzaffar Khurshid also spoke.

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