MARDAN - Dozens of shopkeepers attacked the Tehsil Municipal Administration (TMA) store, as the TMA officials had removed their cabins from the road.

Police registered cases against some shopkeepers, police sources said. Sources said Tehsil Municipal Officer (TMO), Mardan, Tanweer Khan wrote letter No 3006 on June 30, in which he stated that on June 29, TMA anti-encroachment staffers removed illegal poultry cabins in front of the poultry shops placed on the road.

He stated that later the owners of poultry shops named Sabir Ali, son of Faqir Shah, and Wahid, son of Ghufranullah, residents of Husay Galyara, along with other 80 shopkeepers came to the TMA store and attacked the TMA staffers.

However, other shopkeepers later on left the place while the mentioned two persons threatened and used harsh words with the staffers.

He further stated that the practice of the above persons is against the local government ordinance and is hurdle in the official duty. Police registered the case under section 186 and 34 and started investigations.

Meanwhile, doctors and employees of health department Mardan rejected the implementation of compulsory service act from the Special Secretary Health and said that this personal decision will destroy the health department of the province.

Addressing a joint meeting of doctors and other health employees at Mardan Medical Complex (MMC) Dr Parveez Durrani president Provincial Doctors Association (PDA), General Secretary PDA Dr. Tariq Mahmood, Senior Vice President Dr Zulfikar Durani, Paramedical Association Mardan division President Sharafatullah Khan, district general secretary Fazl-e-Qayum and other said while addressing to a meeting held at Mardan Medical Complex.

Disgruntled group accuses JI activists of exploiting

party platform

Jamaat-e-Islami (JI) (Dastori Group), Mardan, Convener Zahoor Ahmed has alleged that the office-bearers of JI Mardan district are violating the constitution and using the JI platform for their own interests. He said they have started joint businesses.

“All the district office bearers are business partners and provide protection to each other”.

He expressed these views in a statement issued here on Sunday. Zahoor Ahmed alleged that through some so-called religious scholars JI district office bearers struggled to include the member of JI (DG) in JI but all their struggles wasted and no member of Dastori Group is ready to again join the JI. He further said that very soon he will disclose a new scandal in front of media in which some people sold billions rupees land purchased with the charity of JI worker in Sher Garh and they purchased a CNG station on that amount.

He added that very soon he would disclose the office bearers who sold the mentioned land and bought the CNG station.

He said that JI local leader and officer bearers are putting charges of corruption on other party leaders while JI (DG) will remove cover from their faces and will disclose their corruption before the masses.

He alleged that poor workers of JI who are wandering on bicycle have become billionaires.

He claimed that very soon he would disclose all these corruption of JI Mardan district office bearers in a convention.

He said that he would call all the sincere workers of JI in this convention.