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Officials issues statement regarding prisoner’s murder in Adiala

Officials said that all injured prisoners have transferred to pims hospital.

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Islamabad: The jail authorities has issued a statement regarding prisoner’s murder in Adiala jail.

According to the details, the murder’s matter took place in mental patients’ cell number eight. The imprisoned Ahsan dogged out the wall from a water mug and take out a brick and attacked on other mental patients.

It is stated in the officials’ statement that in this attack the sleeping prisoners injured badly. Ejaz Rabbani, Shiraz and Hammad are included in that injured prisoners.

Officials said that all injured prisoners have transferred to pims hospital. Injured Ejaz during treatment passed away in hospital.

Jail officials further said that Inspector General’s (IG) Jail has ordered an inquiry and District Inspector General (DIG) jail Rawalpindi is investigating the incident.

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NEPRA decides to increase power connection’s security fee

It should be noted that earlier the connection fee has been increased in July 2023 as well.

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Lahore: National Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA) has decided to increase the security fee of electricity connection.

According to the details, electricity distribution companies have filed an application in Nepra, in which the electricity connection security fee for domestic consumers has been requested to be increased from Rs1220 to Rs18,000.

Officials stated that consumers with a load of less than 10kw will have to pay Rs20,000 per kw and for connection on a single-phase meter, consumers will have to pay up to Rs24,000.

However, a request has been made to increase the security fee from Rs610 to Rs7,800 per kilowatt in rural areas while consumers with more than 10 marla land will have to pay one percent of the property rate.

Nepra further said that it has been decided to increase security for industrial, street lights and housing societies as well, under which the fee for commercial and small industries has been requested to be increased to Rs 57,000 per kilowatt from 2010.

Ministry of Power Division has decided to increase the security according to the bills of 3 months but after the hearing in Nepra, demand notices will be issued by increasing the security fee.

It should be noted that earlier the connection fee has been increased in July 2023 as well. 

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CM Punjab orders immediate payment of GMC employees’ salaries

The Chief Minister stated that any omission in this regard will not be tolerated.

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Gujranwala: Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz ordered the immediate payment of the salaries of the employees of Gujranwala Municipal Committee (GMC).

According to the details, Chief Minister Punjab Maryam Nawaz expressed anger over the strike of employees and the cleanliness situation in Gujranwala and ordered the immediate payment of the salaries of the employees.

Chief Minister Punjab directed the concerned authorities to find a solution to the problem and release funds for immediate payment of salaries of GMC employees.

Maryam Nawaz said that such a situation should not happen again in the future. She is determined to provide the best facilities to the people. The Chief Minister stated that any omission in this regard will not be tolerated.

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