Case against seven for killing woman over enmity – 11 Apr 2023


OKARA: Seven people, including Sabtain (also known as Shaffo), his father Sikander, Sajid and Amir, along with three other unidentified armed accomplices, entered the house of their rival Ghulam Murtaza in village 45/GD late on Sunday and shot dead Murtaza`s wife Shahnaz.

When the locals intervened, the alleged killers fled.

This incident comes after Sikander`s two sons were previously murdered, leading to Shahnaz`s husband and his brother being jailed.

Forensic and crime scene teams collectedevidence from the crime scene. On the complaint of Shahnaz`s brother-inlaw, Ghulam Mustafa, the Gogera police registered a case against the seven suspects under sections 302, 148, and 149 of the Pakistan Penal Code.

FOOD DEPARTMENT: A Food Department team intercepted a truck on Tahilwala Road and seized 300 bags of wheat, each weighing 50kg.

Following the report filed by the Haveli Lakkha assistant food controller, the Sadar Dipalpur police registered a case against truck driver Arshad Ali and truck stand proprietor Abdul Majeed under Sections 3 and 6 of the Foodstuffs (Control) Actof 1958 and the Punjab Prevention of Speculations and Essential Commodities Act of 2021.

To enforce an interdistrict ban on wheat transportation, the district administration has established ten checkpoints, and the transportation of wheat is being monitored closely.

Additionally, there will be no sale or purchase of wheat at grain markets, and commission agents are required to inform food officials of any wheat arrivals on the market.

UO: University of Okara Vice-Chancellor Prof Dr Sajid Rashid Ahmad recently met with Governor Balighur Rehman to discuss mat-ters related to the university administration.

The VC requested that the positions of senior administrative staff, such as treasurer, controller, and chief engineer, be filled.

The governor assured his support in this regard and also gave his consent to participate in the second convocation of the UO. The governor directed the VC to make arrangements for the event after the appointment of the examination controller.

In addition, the governor nominated Prof Sajid as a member of the Climate Change Consortium, a forum that includes all universities and higher education institutions in Punjab.

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