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Lawyers’ protest for regional high court benches continue for 20th day

GUJRANWALA: The lawyers protest for their demand of the regional benches of Lahore High Court has been continued for the 20th day here, ARY News reported on Monday. The Punjab Bar Council has announced boycott of the court proceedings until December 09 to press for the lawyers demand of formation of the regional benches in various divisions of Punjab. The lawyers have locked out all courts and also closed the D.C. office and the District Public Prosecutor's office in Gujranwala. Protesting lawyers have also blocked…

100-day plan’s success to set priorities for next five years: Aleem Khan

LAHORE: Senior Minister Punjab Abdul Aleem Khan on Tuesday said that PM Imran Khan's agenda is to end the 70-year-old outdated system and through the success of party's 100-day plan, the priorities are being set for the next five years. Addressing the notables of Gujranwala Division, Aleem Khan said tha solution of basic issues of the masses, provision of justice and to bring Pakistan at par with developed countries are the main objectives for which practical work has been initiated. Taking a dig at opposition parties,…

‘Fake traffic warden’ nabbed in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Police on Saturday said to have nabbed a man pretending to be a traffic warden to mint money by penalizing citizens over traffic violations. As per details, the city traffic police took into custody the alleged impostor, Shehzad, from the Sheikhupura Mor. He had been robbing citizens for 10 years. Fake identity as well as service cards and a sum of money the suspect had made by fining citizens were recovered from his possession, according to the traffic police. A traffic police official said Shehzad, who…

Police arrest 55-year-old biker for one-wheeling in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Police in Gujranwala arrested a 55-year-old man for one-wheeling on his motorbike, after several of his videos went viral on the social media. Anti-one wheeling squad incharge Zaheer said a operation was conducted last Sunday night to arrest the man named Chan Elahi. He has been locked up at the Kotwali police station. He said that police had attempted to take him into custody fifteen days ago but he fled after leaving his motorbike behind. The elderly and bearded man has been spotted one-wheeling across…

CTD arrests two terrorists in Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Counter-Terrorism Department on Friday claimed to have arrested two terrorists from Gujranwala, ARY News reported. A spokesman for the CTD said that the two belonged to a proscribed organisation. They were identified as Asif and Wali Muhammad. Weapons, explosive material, hand grenades, and other material from them were also found from their possession, The CTD claimed that the terrorists intend to target sensitive installations in the city, The arrested terrorists were shifted to some undisclosed…

PTI member killed in Gujranwala clash

GUJRANWALA: A Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) member and Union Councillor was killed while five others were injured as political workers belonging to Pakistan Muslim League-Nawaz (PML-N) and PTI clashed in Gujranwala city of Punjab province, ARY News reported on Friday. According to ARY News correspondent, the incident occured in Faisal Town area of the city where a newly inducted PTI worker and Union Councillor was killed during a clash with PML-N workers. Sources say the clash started after a heated debate between…

Two banned outfit militants arrested from Gujranwala

GUJRANWALA: Police's Counter Terrorism Department (CTD) on Friday claimed to have arrested at least two "militants belonging to a banned outfit" from Gujranwala city of Punjab, ARY News reported. According to details, CTD officials raided a militant hideout in Satellite Town of Gujranwala city and arrested two suspected militants namely Shakeel Ahmed and Faraz and recovered huge amounts of explosive material, arms and ammunition from their custody. CTD statement added that the confiscated material shows that the…

Seven-year-old raped, strangled to death in Karachi

KARACHI: A seven-year-old girl belonging to Karachi's Bhittaiabad area was murdered after being raped and tortured for a month, a medico-legal officer confirmed on Tuesday.  According to ARY News correspondent, body of a seven-year-old girl was found from Bhittaiabad area earlier in the day and was moved to Jinnah Hospital for medico-legal examination. The medico-legal officer said that the minor girl was brutally tortured and raped for about a month as her body has severe injury marks including those of cigarette…

Gujranwala youth ‘fakes’ own kidnapping to ‘go abroad’

GUJRANWALA: Police in Gujranwala city of Punjab province arrested a youth for faking own kidnapping in order to collect ransom from his parents, ARY News reported on Tuesday.  According to police, the youth named Huzaifa was reported missing last week after which his parents began receiving calls from someone claiming to be holding him captive. His parents contacted police which traced the location of the caller and raided the place only to find the "kidnapped youth" and no kidnappers. The accused told the…