Gujranwala: 16 landlords held for water theft
GUJRANWALA: According to the Dawn News on Tuesday, as many as 16 landlords were booked on charges of water theft in Naushehra Virkan on Monday.
Reports said irrigation department sub-divisional officer Muhammad Mansha received information that landlords of remote areas of Naushehra Virkan were stealing canal water. He visited the area and found equipment and pipelines being used for water theft.
He got registered an FIR against landlords who were identified as Riasat Ali, Muhammad Aslam, Rashid Ahmad, Azmat Ali, Muhammad Munir, Rehmat Ali, Nazir Ahmad, Muzafar Husain, Arif Ali, Akbar Ali, Irshad Ahmad, Muhammad Abbas, Liaquat Ali, Ataur Rehman, Muhammad Nawaz and Muhammad Azmat Mitho.