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GUJRANWALA: Several Civil Defense employees demonstrated outside the deputy commissioner office on Monday against the accounts officer for nonpayment of their wages of Ramazan bazaar duties.

Group Warden Mirza Muhammad Aslam with post wardens Sabir Hussain, Sajid Ali Bhatti and Talib Hussain told reporters that 105 employees were deployed at bazaars for security in Gujranwala district and each was to be paid Rs18,000.

They alleged that the deputy commissioner approved their wages but the accounts officer had withheld the money after they refused to pay the office bribe.

They demanded that the deputy commissioner take notice of the situation.

GUARD: A security guard of the Gujranwala District Headquarters (DHQ) Hospital stripped naked two alleged pickpockets and beat them.

The guard took Usman and Munir to the hospital lawns from the Outpatient Department of the DHQ Hospital where he beat them. Usman and Munir denied the charge and said they had come for treatment.

RESULTS: The Gujranwala Board of Intermediate and Secondary Education (BISE) announced on Monday the secondary school certificate, part I, results.

Up to 249,577 candidates appeared in the exams and of them 136,032 passed.

Of the total candidates, 89,981 were boys from science groups and 78351 girls. Up to 46,230 boys and 52,552 passed. In humanities groups, 81,245 candidates appeared in the exams, and 37,250 students passed.

Published in Dawn, August 21st, 2018