SARGODHA - Chief of his own faction of Jamiate Ulema-e-Islam (JUI-F) Maulana Fazlur Rehman on Thursday declared that the Jamiat Ulema-e-Islam would take part in the upcoming general elections according to a seat adjustment formula agreed with the PML-N and the news about disagreement or resentment with the PML-N being spread by some elements were baseless and not factual.

He expressed the views while talking to journalist during his visit to Sargodha here on Thursday. The JUI chief predicted that his party would form governments in Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa alone after making a clean sweep in the general elections, adding that the JUI-F would contest the general elections in Punjab in accordance with seat adjustment formula with PML-N.

On the occasion, he announced that JUI-F leader Rao Abdul Qayyum would be the joint candidate of his party and the PML-N from constituency PP-30 and PML-N Chief Mian Nawaz Shairf had expressed his willing in this regard.

ROS FOR FIVE CONSTITUENCIES NAMED: The Election Commission of Pakistan has announced the names of returning officers for five National Assembly constituencies in the district for the general elections to be held on May 11.

According to the ECP notification, Additional District and Sessions Judge Malik Mushtaq Elahi Bingi will perform his duties as returning officer for NA-64. Additional District and Sessions Judge Nazir Ahmed Chaudhry for NA-65, Additional District and Sessions Judge Jamil Ahmed Chaudhry NA-66, Additional District and Sessions Judge Rana Aftab Ahmed Khan has been nominated RO for NA-67 and Additional District and Sessions Judge Muhammad Azam Rana has been declared returning officer for NA-68.

YOUTH KILLED IN MISHAP: A recklessly driven bus crushed a youth to death while his mother was badly injured in the mishap.

As per detail, one Aamir, a resident of village Ludde Wala was on the way to Khushab on a motorcycle (SGM/1552) along with his mother Naziran Bibi on Thursday. When they reached near Shahpur City bus stand, a speeding passenger Bus (LWC/4761) coming from the opposite side hit them. Resultantly motorcyclist Aamir died instantly whereas his mother sustained severe injuries. The police arrested the negligent driver when he was escaping from the scene.  The police impounded the vehicles and shifted the dead body and injured to nearby medical facility. Meanwhile, the Factory Area police have registered case against driver of van bearing registration number MNG/9738 who committed an accident in which his van hit a motorcycle resultantly motorcyclist namely Aziz and his relative lady Zaitoon Bibi had been died on the spot.