Our Staff reporter OKARA - Six dacoits took a family hostage and deprived them of valuables when they were on way to attend a wedding ceremony in vehicle. Reportedly, Shahid, a resident of Village 86/6R Sahiwal along with his father Ashraf and his family members was on way to Depalpur in a pick-up LES-242 to attend a wedding ceremony. When they reached Depalpur Bypass, six armed bandits stopped them and deprived them of valuables including gold ornaments, cell phones and cash and fled away. The police have started investigation into the incident. PROTEST AGAINST POWER CUTS: A protest against unscheduled loadshedding of electricity was held here at Gogera Okara the other day. The protest was led by Meman Khan. The protesters condemned the long hour electricity loadshedding and demanded the authorities to rationalise the outages duration. OBITUARY: The brother of Hafiz Shabbir Ahmad, an official of DCO Office died of a heart attack here the other day. The deceased was Pak Navy personnel. His Qul will be offered at his native village 13/4L on Friday (today).