SARGODHA    -   The district administration disbursed Rs 240 million among 9600 families affected by floods in Esa Khel through Benazir Income Support Pro­gramme (BISP). 

The amount was distrib­uted at the rate of Rs 25,000 per family under Flood Relief Cash Assistance, said Central Camp in-charge BISP, Muham­mad Saleem here on Sunday while talking to the media. For this purpose, four special payment centers had been setup in the areas including Public library, Union Council Kalor, Union council Taraag and in Kamer Mushani union council Taekhail.

All payment centers were re­mained open on Saturday for the disbursement of payment to the affectees, he added.

The administration di­rected the staff concerned to remain present at the camp­sites to fully cooperate and facilitate the people in their respective regions. Affected families could send their CNIC number to 8171 for registration in Flood Relief Cash Assistance programme and upon receiving message they could visit their nearby campsite to receive payment, he added.

Five criminals held Police on Sunday arrested five criminals and recovered cash, five pistols, motorcycles and other valu­ables from their possession.