23 Official Residences ‘Illegally Occupied’

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MUZAFFARGARH: As many as 23 residences have been illegally occupied by various people in Muzaffargarh irrigation colony.

Executive Engineer (Store and Workshops Division) Chaudhry Mohammad Athar claimed that the chief minister took notice of the issue and asked his inspection team to submit a report to the effect.

He said he issued notices to all occupants and had to face threats as well. He claimed that some civil judges, police and education officials and other private people had been occupying the houses for the last many years.

He said he had informed the high-ups and also sent notices to officials for payment of rent otherwise stern action would be taken and the houses would be retrieved within two days.

Mr Athar said more than Rs7 million worth of rent was imposed on these occupants.

MURDER CASE RESOLVED: Police claimed on Thursday to have resolved a blind murder and arrested a woman and a man.

The incident had taken place in Daira Din Pannah, some 55 kilometer away from city area, in May.

Talking to media, District Police Officer Sadiq Ali Dogar said a Daira Din Pannah police team, led by DSP Kot Addu Syed Ejaz Bukhari arrested a woman ‘M.’

He said she had contracted marriage with ‘A’ seven years back and was a mother of four. He said ‘M’ along with a man she had an alleged affair kidnapped her husband, took him to hill torrent area and killed him.

The DPO said the woman was also complainant in the missing report of her husband. He said a team, led by the DSP Kot Addu, quizzed her and she confessed to her crime.

The DPO awarded Rs1 million worth of prizes and certificates to the team.

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