NAROWAL: Zafarwal police seized 125 litres of country liquor from the Government Rural Dispensary and arrested three suspects allegedly involved in distilling and selling liquor.

A team, led by Station House Officer Sarwat Hakeem, raided the dispensary where liquor was being distilled and sold. Police seized 125 litres of liquor as well as distillation equipment and chemicals and arrested Muhammad Yasir, Waqas Ali and Rashid Ali from the spot.

District Health Authority Chief Executive Officer Dr Khalid Javed formed a three-member inquiry committee on the report of the sale of alcohol at the dispensary. He sought a report from inquiry committee convener Dr Abuzar, the in-charge of the Rural Health Centre, Zafarwal, within three days. The other members of the committee are Dr Muhammad Adnan, deputy district health officer, and Dr Muhammad Aqeel.

Dr Javed claimed that three suspects who were making and selling alcohol at the dispensary were not employees of the health department.

Published in Dawn, November 26th, 2022

Opinion

Editorial

Road to perdition
Updated 01 Feb, 2023

Road to perdition

This is also the time of reckoning for those who sowed the seeds of a disastrous policy against militants.
Transport tragedies
01 Feb, 2023

Transport tragedies

TWO tragedies over the weekend illustrate the weak protocols governing the safety of transport in Pakistan. In fact,...
Disqualifying Jam Awais
01 Feb, 2023

Disqualifying Jam Awais

IT appears that there may be some kind of small punishment after all for PPP lawmaker Jam Awais, who was pardoned ...
Police Lines bombing
Updated 31 Jan, 2023

Police Lines bombing

Where the menace of terrorism is concerned, the government and opposition need to close ranks and put up a united front.
Oil price hike
31 Jan, 2023

Oil price hike

THE record single-day increase in petrol prices, preceded by massive currency depreciation, signifies the ...
Babar Azam’s award
31 Jan, 2023

Babar Azam’s award

BABAR Azam might not have lifted many trophies as Pakistan’s all-format captain in the last year but the star...