Woman, daughter `poisoned to death` – 04 Aug 2022

BAHAWALPUR: A woman and her daughter were allegedly poisoned to death in the Chota Bindra locality on Multan Road on Wednesday.

According to the Saddar police, Feroze alerted police and Rescue 1122 that his aunt Rabia Bibi, 35, and her daughter Alisha, 20, were poisoned to death.

Rescuers and the police shifted the bodies to the mortuary of the Bahawal Victoria Hospital for a postmortem examination.

The police said Rabia`s brother-in-law (brother of her husband) allegedly poisoned them over a f amily dispute.

A murder case will be registered after the completion of the postmortem examination.

CHILD PROTECTION: Sara Ahmed, Punjab Child Protection and Welfare Bureau chairperson, performed the groundbreaking ceremony of the Lodhran Child Protection Unit on Wednesday.

The building will be built at a cost of Rs33 million in two years.She said the government would establish child protection units at every district headquarters of Punjab. These units would provide residential facilities for the children and work as a referral unit.

STRIKE: The strike of the private transport operators entered the second day on Wednesday for the acceptance of their demands.

Their demands include a reduction in tokens and other taxes on them.

Passengers faced a great deal of inconvenience at the wagon and bus stands.

PLANTATION: A tree plantation campaign would be carried out at 72 police stations, police posts and district police lines and in the offices of senior and junior police ofhcials across the Bahawalpur range.

Regional Police Officer Sadiq Ali Dogar planted a sapling on the premises of the Government Nawab Sadiq Hospital on Jhangiwali.

The participants planted 1,000 saplings of Miyaki to develop its forest at 2.5 kanals area of the hospital.

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