Road accidents claim four lives in Hafizabad


HAFIZABAD – At least four people were killed in two road accidents in district Hafizabad. In the first incident, Muhammad Aslam along with his two friends was going to his village on a motorcycle on Chiniot Road.
When they reached village Tibba Shah Behlol, a speedy bus hit their bike, killing all of them instantly. In the second incident, Muhammad Luqman was going home on his motorcycle along with his son Shahzad. When they reached Qatal Ghara Chowk, a van collided with their bike and injured them critically. They were shifted to Lahore where Luqman succumbed to his injuries.
MOTORWAY POLICE INJURE THREE GIRLS: Motorway police shot and injured three girls when they were plucking berries from a tree in village Mian Raheema.
Reportedly, three girls, including two sisters, were plucking berries near the motorway when the motorway police reached there and opened fire on them. As a result, Musqan, Zobia and Nazia were injured. Hafizabad Rescue 1122 shifted the girl to a hospital where their condition was reported critical.
‘LAND RECORD MANAGEMENT PROJECT AT FINAL STAGES’: Land Record Management Project is at its final stages in Hafizabad DDO Hafizabad Nauman Hafeez said this while talking to journalists. He said the Punjab chief minister would open a resource centre at the district complex for issuing computerised documents of land and properties.
He added that all revenue record, including account of revenues and documents of ownership rights, was being computerised. He announced that all the record of tehsil Hafizabad, including account of revenues and documents of ownership rights would be computerised till next June and afterwards record of Tehsil Pindi Bhattian, would also be computerised.
‘PUNJAB GOVT COMPLETING 105 UPLIFT SCHEMES’: District Education Officer Amjid Raheem Saddal has said the Punjab government is completing 105 development schemes at a cost of Rs 80 million for providing missing facilities in the schools of the district. He was briefing a special monitoring team that visited different schemes ongoing in the district.
The team inspected the government girls’ and boys’ schools att Chak Chatta and Daharanwali. The team also got information about the method of teaching adopted by the teachers and would submit his report to the Punjab government.
CITIZENS CONCERNED AT DELAY IN ROAD RECONSTRUCTION: The citizens have expressed their concerns over delayed reconstruction and widening of Court Road. Reportedly, the district government has approved a scheme of reconstruction and widening of old Kutchehry Road with an estimated cost of Rs 18 million for giving better communicational facilities to the citizens. All the shopkeepers removed and rebuilt their shops at alternate places but the district government could not start work despite Tehsil Municipal Administration Hafizabad had transferred Rs 18 million.
The shopkeepers and other citizens had demanded Hafizabad District Coordination Officer (DCO) Muhammad Asif start construction work on the scheme and get rid of pollution.