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March 10, 2019

Man kills brother-in-law for love marriage


March 10, 2019

LAHORE: A 30-year-old man was killed by his brother-in-law over contracting love marriage with his sister in the Kahna police limits on Saturday.

Police have removed the body to morgue for autopsy. The victim has been identified Tasawur. He had contracted love marriage with the sister of Baqir against his will. On the day of the incident, the accused approached the victim on a bike and opened firing. As a result, he received bullet injuries and died on the spot. The police reached the scene and collected evidence. Further investigation is underway.

suspended: Inspector General of Police, Punjab, Amjad Javed Saleemi suspended two DSPs on account of misconduct and inefficiency in official duties.

The suspended officers are: Lodhran Traffic Officer DSP Muhammad Zubair Bangash and Khanewal Traffic Officer DSP Fayyaz Hussain. Both officers have been closed to Central Police Office, Lahore, Punjab.

transferred, posted: DIG Operations Muhammad Waqas Nazir on Friday issued orders of transfers and postings of 208 upper and lower subordinates of Lahore Police on administrative grounds.

As many as 208 police officers and officials were transferred and posted. Among them are: 29 sub-inspectors, 65 ASIs, 65 head constables and 49 constables.

The DIG said that the transfers and postings were made according to the policy of the department. He said that the speedy act of transfers and postings based on personal appearance at his Orderly Room was to discourage “Safarish culture.” He advised the police officers and officials to avoid Safarish and appear at Orderly Room on every Saturday with their genuine problems.

These police officers and officials had appeared in person before him at Orderly Room with their problems on last Saturday and their orders regarding transfers and postings were issued within a week of their appearance.

It is pertinent to mention here that transfer and posting orders of as many as 318 police officers and officials had been issued previously on their appearance at Orderly Room.

quackery outlets sealed: The Punjab Healthcare Commission (PHC) closed down 39 quackery outlets during the last week.

The PHC enforcement teams along with the officials of police and district administration inspected 278 treatment centres in four cities.

They sealed 39 quacks’ businesses. The teams visited 94 treatment centres in Multan city and sealed 16 centres there. As many as 92 and 69 centres were visited in Toba Tek Singh and Nankana Sahab, respectively.

Twelve centres in Toba Tek Sing and six in Nankana Sahab were sealed. Five businesses of quacks were shut down in Gujranwala.

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