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June 19, 2015
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GUJRANWALA City News

National

June 19, 2015

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Daska killings
ATC to decide about terrorism charges
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: Shehzad Warraich - former Daska SHO who is accused of killing two lawyers - on Thursday was produced Anti-Terrorism Court No 2 Judge Bushra Zaman at Central Jail Gujranwala.
The court adjourned the haring till June 22 to decide whether to strike down the provisions of terrorism charges form the case as requested by the accused.
During the hearing, the accused also sought the permission to appoint his defence counsels and gave the names of Shehzad Mazhar and Sikandar Zulqarnain for approval.

CNG station raided over gas theft
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: A SNGPL team from Lahore and Gujranwala along with FIA officials conducted a raid on Asa CNG Station, Sialkot, reportedly for stealing gas directly from main pipeline and selling gas to consumers even on the days when it is banned.
As the team arrived, several armed men appeared and pushed them out of the CNG station while resorting to aerial firing. As a result, the raiding party sought help from police and SNGPL Sialkot staff.
Later, they found the pipes installed for gas theft as the FIA took the equipment used for the purpose into its custody for examination. FIA Inspector Sajjad Haider Bajwa said a case would be registered after securing laboratory results.
On the other hand, SNGPL official Asim Mir said the CNG station owners were close relatives of a ruling party MNA. It is estimated that gas worth millions of rupees had been stolen.




Shop gutted
From Our Correspondent
GUJRANWALA: Fire broke out in a cloth shop in the basement of Sitara Market, Rail Bazaar, due to short circuit as a result of which valuables worth hundred of thousands of rupees were reduced to ashes, while four persons received burn injuries.
The Rescue 1122 rushed to the spot to extinguish the fire and provided aid to the injured. Sitara Market is three-storey building and any slackness

in extinguishing fire could have resulted in heavy losses.

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