LAHORE: Railways police on Friday arrested two persons for harassing a woman passenger in Rawalpindi-to-Multan Mehr Express.

The woman was travelling to Multan from Rawalpindi on coach No-8 of the train when two male passengers started teasing and leaving her with no option but to complain to the rail police officials on the train, a spokesman for the railway police told Dawn.

Both, after initial investigation, were arrested by the police during the journey,” he added.

The railway police also traced the lost bag of passenger Nirmala Devi. According to police, she travelled from Karachi to Lahore on the Awam Express train, where she lost her bag and reported the incident to the railway police. The patrolling constable found the bag having Rs41,000 and some medicines.

CITY OPERATION: The Lahore Development Authority (LDA) on Friday demolished, completely or partially, various illegally built structures in various parts of the city.

According to a spokesman, the operation to demolish illegally constructed buildings were carried out at Township, Kahna, Suay Aasal, Venus Housing scheme and other areas. On the other hand, the LDA director general visited the under-construction Lahore Bridge (Kot Lakhpat) project where he was told by the chief engineer-II about 75 per cent completion of the project.

Published in Dawn, August 6th, 2022

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