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NAWABSHAH: Bandits hijack truck, trailer

August 24, 2007

NAWABSHAH, Aug 23: Some unidentified men hijacked a truck and a trailer loaded with goods at gunpoint in two different incidents from the National Highway, on Wednesday.

A truck#PAE-588 loaded with soap was heading to Sukkur from Chothon Mile near Sakrand when armed bandits stopped it and made good their escape with truck after disembarking driver Muhammad Sharif and cleaner Muhammad Aziz on gunpoint.

No FIR was lodged till filing of this report.

Yet, in another instance about seven highwaymen took away trailer#TLF833 loaded with gas cylinders from Roshanabad Bus Stop, National Highway near Qazi Ahmed. It was going to Lahore.

No FIR was lodged till filing of this report.

ELECTROCUTED: Lineman Mohammad Aslam Siyal 50 of Hesco died of electrocution on Wednesday. He was working on an electric line in Santha Singh Goth, Nawabshah.

BAN: Zila Nazim Nawabshah, Ms Faryal Talpur in exercise of powers conferred to her under section 144 CrPC, has imposed ban on manufacturing, sale, use and storage of explosive material, firecrackers and all sorts of chemicals and devices used in fireworks within the jurisdiction of district from Aug 22 to 28.

The ban had been imposed to maintain peace and tranquillity on the occasion of Shab-e-Baraat.

Man joins PPP: Syed Umaaz Shah, great grandson of Syed Nawab Shah, founder Nawabshah city, has joined the Pakistan Peoples Party in a ceremony held at the Zardari House on Wednesday.

Syed Umaaz Shah is elder brother of Syed G.M. Shah, District General Secretary of the PML.

Speaking at a press conference, MNA Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho, MPA and District President PPP, Ghulam Qadir Chandio expressed gratitude on Syed Umaaz Shah’s joining the PPP.

Anti-corruption team seizes record: Members Anti-Corruption Establishment along with Judicial Magistrate-I Nawabshah, Javed Iqbal Malik raided office of District Food Controller and seized the record, on Wednesday.

The Circle Officer Aijaz Abbasi said almost 6,508 wheat bags and 54,042 gunny bags worth Rs11.2 million were missing from different centres. He said six Food Supervisors Manzoor Rajpar, Munawar Brohi, Ashiq Ali, Jamali, Abbas Unnar, Asif Ali Joyo and Ramzan Lakho were involved in the embezzlement.

Meanwhile, the same team raided the office of Deputy District Officer Revenue Nawabshah and arrested a clerk Arshad for taking bribe from a grower, on Tuesday.

SEMINAR: Quality education plays an important role in the development of the society, said the MNA Dr Azra Fazal Pechuho and Director SZABIST during a seminar on the importance of quality education at SZABIST Nawabshah, on Wednesday.

She said quality education leads a country to development and SZABIST was rapidly expanding its network for quality education.

District Coordination Officer Abdul Razzaq Qureshi said education not only helps in getting jobs but also in making a good human being.

Principal SZABIST Ms Waheeda Mahessar said the civil society helped a lot for the development and growth of SZABIST besides its staff.