Multan - The relatives of a deceased sanitary worker, who was thrown out of a third-storey window of a plaza by his employer and accomplices, blocked Bosan Road and demanded immediate arrest of his alleged killers here on Thursday.

The protesters placed the dead body of Javed on the road and the eight-hour long demo was underway till filing of this report. Police failed to convince the heirs of the deceased to open the road.

One Ali Murad allegedly tortured Javed with the help of Mudassir, Husnain and Shaista on allegations of theft and threw him out of window a couple of days back. Javed sustained serious injuries and succumbed to his wounds in Nishtar Hospital. Gulgasht police registered case against Ali Murad, Mudassir, Husnain and Shaista and arrested Mudassir while rest of the accused were still at large.

The relatives of the deceased alleged that the Gulgasht police first caught Javed and then handed him over to Ali Murad, who murdered him. They demanded immediate suspension of SHO Gulgasht and a Sub-Inspector Saqib appointed at the same police station.

TDCP RALLY: The 10th Cholistan Jeep Rally will begin on February 13 and the organizing body the Tourism Development Corporation of Punjab (TDCP) has introduced a Female Racer Category for the first time in the racing event.

Briefing media on the upcoming rally, the Regional Manager of TDCP Ashar Malik said that the rally would continue till February 15 and besides Female Racer category, the racers could run in the race in four more categories.

He said that the participation fee for any of the five categories would be Rs25,000 for ordinary vehicles and Rs50,000 sponsored vehicles. Similarly, he added, two categories-S-1 & S-11 have been fixed for stock vehicles and the participation fee for these categories will be Rs15,000.

The sponsored vehicles will have to pay Rs40,000 for participation in these categories.

The RM disclosed that the participation fee for female racers was lower than the fee fixed for all other categories. “This step has been taken to encourage female racers. Their participation fee will be Rs10,000 for ordinary vehicles and Rs30,000 sponsored ones,” he added.

He told the journalists that the length of the rally route as well as number of check posts would be finalized after route rally scheduled to take place in January.

He said that the GM of TDCP Tanveer Jabbar and Event Manager Fayyaz Ahmad were currently in Bahawalpur to hold meetings with district administration, Health Rangers, Fire Department, Police, Social Security and all other concerned departments in connection with the rally.