OKARA: The city B-Division police have registered a case against six people for manufacturing cigarettes of a fake brand.

According to the FIR, a private tobacco company on Swabi Road, Mardan manufactures CAFE cigarettes bearing registered trade mark No 369388. It also has protected its label design artistic work through copyrights No F21-2064/2019 at the Intellectual Property Organization of Pakistan.

The company complained that a fake company was preparing substandard cigarettes having the same name, colour and design. The fake company operated from Khalid Town godown, it said.

On the report of complainant company director Zakir Khan, a case against Salman and Meerwan of Sheikhupura besides four other suspects was registered under sections 482, 483, 486, 487 of the PPC and section 66 of The Copy Right Ordinance 1962.

RAPE: Police have registered a case against a man for raping a six-year-old boy at Kot Sher Khan village.

The FIR said the complainant, the father of the girl, returned home and learnt that his son had disappeared. He frantically searched for the boy and reached a deserted place where he found a man raping his son.

The Basirpur police registered a case under section 376 of the PPC.

Published in Dawn, May 24th, 2021

Opinion

PML-N bad cop outfoxed
Updated 13 Jun 2021

PML-N bad cop outfoxed

The feel-good factor can cancel out some of the very negative perceptions about the PTI among low-income voters.
Sink or swim
13 Jun 2021

Sink or swim

What have schools learnt during Covid?
Decoding Digitisation
Updated 12 Jun 2021

Decoding Digitisation

The scope of information technology or digitisation continues to be discussed in a rather limited manner in mainstream discourse.

Editorial

Covid strategy
Updated 13 Jun 2021

Covid strategy

It is critical for govt to demonstrate to the public how badly health, business and education have suffered during the pandemic.
13 Jun 2021

Women in Balochistan

THE Balochistan government seems to be taking steps to improve women’s integration into society and the workforce...
13 Jun 2021

Deprived of cricket

THE federal cabinet has disallowed PTV to enter into an agreement with an Indian company for broadcast rights to...
12 Jun 2021

Feel-good budget

WE have been here before. Every time a government gets some fiscal space it immediately shifts gears to growth,...
Rep Omar’s tweet
Updated 12 Jun 2021

Rep Omar’s tweet

Over the last several decades, America has been instrumental in destabilising a number of Muslim states.
12 Jun 2021

Poor health indicators

IF the coronavirus has taught the world anything, it is that the old maxim ‘health is wealth’ is true. Though...