LAHORE: A speeding bus hit an 18-year-old boy to death in the Shafiqabad police limits on Tuesday.
The victim has been identified as Shahzeb. He was on his way on a bike when a speeding bus hit him. As a result, he received multiple injuries and died on the spot. Police reached the scene after being informed and collected evidences. Action was being initiated against the bus driver. Edhi ambulance removed the body to morgue. Prisoner dies: A prisoner of Camp Jail involved in drugs peddling died in Services Hospital due to protracted illness on Tuesday.
The prisoner identified as Shafiq was involved in a drugs peddling case in Gujjarpura. He was shifted to hospital on November 22. Police have removed the body to morgue.
peace: Inspector General of Police Punjab Capt ® Arif Nawaz Khan has said that Punjab Police is fully alert for maintaining peace and supremacy of law in the province. He said that strong coordination between public and police was the need of the time in order to maintain peace in society so that process of elimination of professional criminals may be boosted up. He said that extremism had been eliminated due to timely actions by Punjab Police and harmony among religious scholars while implementation of SOPs devised in National Action Plan were being strictly ensured.
These views were expressed by him while addressing a delegation of religious scholars belonging to different schools of thought and members of district peace committee who called on him. Allama Shakeelur Rehman Nasir, Allama Hafiz Muhammad Kazim Raza Naqvi, Allama Muhammad Zubair Virk, Mufti Syed Ashiq Hussain, Allama Hafiz Samiullah and Rana Abdul Manan along with other persons were members of the delegation. The religious leaders praised the leadership of IG Punjab and paid homage to Punjab Police for maintaining peace in all districts during the important religious events especially Eid Milad and Muharram. The delegation presented a shield to IG Punjab for maintaining peace in the province. The meeting offered Fateha for martyrs of Punjab Police.
overcharging: The price control magistrates are regularly conducting raids to monitor prices of essential items in the whole of the province. In a statement issued here Tuesday, a spokesman for Trade and Industries Department said that price control magistrates raided 8,585 shops for checking prices and 114 cases were registered.