Hafizabad: Bank manager nabbed
HAFIZABAD: The police have arrested cluster Manager of Askari Bank GT Road branch Gujranwala Usman Safdar on charge of defrauding more than 100 growers here the other day. According to detail, growers were from Vanike, Behak Ahmad Yar, Gujranwala, Wazirabad, Sialkot, Alipur Chattha, Rahwali and other places. The case had been registered on the report of landlord Khalid Hussain, Ghulam Sarwar, and others at Vanike Tarar Police Station and he had been declared a proclaimed offender.
After arresting the accused, he was produced in Court of Judicial Magistrate Saddaat Rasool and court grant his three days remand.
According to the complainants, the accused had misappropriated millions of rupees of the grower by adopting various tactics.
Crackdown on underage drivers soon: DSP Traffic Waseem Akhtar has called upon citizens to create awareness against underage driving and desist from giving vehicles to children for driving.
He pointed out that most of the road mishap occurred due to careless driving by teenagers and parents should stop giving their vehicles to the minors to avoid road accidents. Further, he said that to avert such incidents District Traffic Police was going to launch crackdown on tender-age drivers.
Meanwhile, the traffic police have displayed banners and distributed pamphlets to create awareness among the public regarding traffic rules and ill-effects of driving by minors.