Two brothers gunned down over old enmity


HAFIZABAD – The two brothers of an army officer and sons of a retired army employee were shot dead over an old enmity. Reportedly, two brothers Muhammad Akmal and Tajammul Hussain, residents of village Rabar Tarar, were going to their village after purchasing medicines for their mother from Hafizabad. On their way, six attackers Hasnain, Ali Raza, Ghulam Hussain, Fazal, Shahbaz and Maqsood opened fire and killed them instantly. DEMO AGAINST TMA: The citizens took out a rally to protest the poor performance of Hafizabad Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA).
Reportedly, the residents of Mohallah Naseerpura and Habib Gunj staged a demonstration against the TMA officials for not removing heaps of garbage in the locality. The procession reached in front of the office of Tehsil Municipal Officer Ehsan Ullah Warraich and chanted slogans against the TMA.
They also blocked the road for many hours. They alleged the TMA had failed to provide municipal services. They also demanded action against negligent officials in the administration.
‘ELECTRICITY PILFERAGES WILL BE MET WITH IRON HANDS’: Gujranwala Electric Power Company (GEPCO) Superintending Engineer Javaid Iqbal Ghuman has warned that electricity pilferages would be met with iron hands and no negligence would be tolerated on the part of GEPCO employees. While addressing a meeting at Hafizabad Sub-division No four, he directed the GEPCO officers to ensure 100 percent recovery of arrears from defaulters.
Executive Engineer Rana Ishtiaq and SDO Mian Zafar also addressed the meeting.
NINE SHOPKEEPERS ARRESTED FOR OVER CHARGING: At least nine shopkeepers were arrested for over charging. As per details, Pindi Bhattian DDOR Sadia Tehreem visited various bazaars to check the rates of daily goods and found nine shopkeepers selling meat, vegetables and fruits at high prices. She got the shopkeepers arrested instantly. Meanwhile, Price Control Magistrate Javed Akhtar Pedhehar visited Kolo Tarar, Vanike Tarar and Khan Pur and imposed Rs 11,000 fine on ten shopkeepers for over charging.