SADIQABAD - For performing the best across the Punjab province during May and June, the inspector general of police conferred the Excellent Award on the Rahim Yar Khan district police officer.
For May and June, the IGP termed Mr Chattha’s performance worthy to be followed by other district police officers. In his message to the subdivisional police officers, station head officers and other policemen, Chattha felicitated them and praised them over the honour for the district police. He also advised them to leave no stone unturned to improve their prformance so as to ensure safety of people’s lives and property.
LAWYERS’ STRIKE CONTINUES: On the Punjab Bar Council’s call, the Rahim Yar Khan District Bar Association continued strike for the second day and boycotted legal proceedings at the courts as a protest against Malik Riaz’s remarks about the judiciary.
Talking to the media, the lawyers pledged to render any sacrifice to ensure respect for the judiciary. Earlier, on the PbBA’s call, the DBA had announced two-day strike against the allegation levelled by the contractor and owner of a housing project against Chief Justice Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry and the judiciary. Because of the strike, the litigants who hailed from far off areas of the district faced a lot of hardships and ultimately returned disappointed.