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December 15, 2017

Robbers gun down man on resistance


December 15, 2017

LAHORE : A 55-year-old man was shot dead by robbers on resistance in the Shahdara area.

Victim Abbas was on his way on a bike when he was intercepted by unidentified persons near Mehboob Park, Begum Kot. They tried to rob him but he resisted, on which, they shot him dead. The killers fled. Police have collected forensic evidence from the crime scene and registered an FIR on the complaint of the victim's son, Muhammad Shahbaz.

PHP: Additional IG Patrolling Amjad Javid Saleemi chaired a meeting to review the performance of Punjab Highway Patrol (PHP) in Central Police Office, Lahore. DG Khan region SSP Muhammmad Baqir and Sargodha region SP Hassan Jamil Haider were given letters of displeasure over not taking measures for reducing traffic accidents. The additional IG gave them one month to improve their performance.

Meanwhile, Multan SP Muhammad Sajjad Hussain and Faisalabad SP Umm-e- Salma were given commendation letters over their good performance in reducing criminal activities and traffic accidents, and removing encroachments and helping passengers.

Additional IG Amjad Javid said the ongoing refresher courses should be completed within three months. He directed the officers concerned to evolve a fitness programme for all PHP personnel, and those failing in fitness test be given one month to improve their performance, otherwise, strict departmental action be taken against them.

He directed that the employees absent from duty since long be checked through relevant agencies and strict action be taken against those living aboard without departmental permission. He also directed that a list of the owners of motorcycle-rickshaws who gave their rickshaws to under-age drivers be prepared so that action be taken against them.

house reclaimed: An expatriate Pakistani has got back the possession of his house worth Rs 10 million with the intervention of Overseas Pakistanis Commission (OPC), Punjab. OPC Vice-Chairperson Shaheen Khalid said that Majid Saleem, settled in United Arab Emirates, filed a complaint with the commission that his tenant had refused to vacate his five marla house located at Gulshan Abad, Akalgarh,Rawalpindi. The complaint was referred to the Rawalpindi District Overseas Pakistanis Committee, and with the help of the committee, the he got back the possession of his house. Shaheen Khalid Butt said that expatriate Pakistanis could contact OPC any time for redress of their grievances.

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