Man held for girl’s rape-murder

Police have arrested a man for the alleged murder and rape of a minor girl in Kot Momin area. The family of the girl had accused Mubashar of strangling the victim to death after sexually assaulting her.

Minor molested in Sialkot

A minor boy was allegedly molested by four persons after kidnapping him in Dholan-Motra village of Sialkot district. The boy’s mother accused police of not filing a case against the suspects despite a week’s time. Police said they would register a case against the suspects once the investigation was completed.

Sacked teachers on hunger strike

Schoolteachers, who have been terminated in Kech district, have continued their hunger strike for the second consecutive day in Quetta. The Govern­ment Teachers’ Association members have joined the sacked 22 male and 15 female teachers in holding a hunger strike outside the Quetta Press Club.

LHC stays sale of State gift items

The Lahore High Court has stayed the sale of Toshakhana articles on a citizen’s petition that the sale was discriminatory as only bureaucrats and army officials could participate in the bidding. The court issued notices to the attorney general of Pakistan for a reply on behalf of the federal government at the next hearing.