Action against corrupt officials of education dept demanded.
Byline: Shafiuddin Shafqi
KARAK -- Village Nazimeens demanded action against corrupt officials in education department and end political interference in education and set three days deadline for the acceptance of their demands. These demands came in a meeting of the village Nazimeen held here on Tuesday at Lakki Ghundaki with its district president Ijaz Qamar in the chair and other village Naizmeen also attended the meeting.
The meeting alleged that there were some officials and teachers in education department who were involved in politics and corruption and they have proofs of their corruption, therefore, action should be taken against them to purge the education department from corrupt elements. They set three days deadline for the acceptance of their demands and decided to stage protest sit-in outside the office of deputy commissioner Karak after the lapse of deadline.
They also decided that they would evolve their future line of action on the day of protest sit-in and resolved to unveil the corruption of those elements who were involved in it. They said that they were not against all teachers but those who politicking and involved in corrupt practices would be conveyed to logical conclusion.
Woman killed: One woman was killed and her husband seriously injured in a road accident as a result of head-on collision between a motorcycle and a speedy pick up on Indus highway. Police sources informed here on Tuesday that a person resident of Paloski Banda Tehsil Takht-e-Nusrati was going on his motorcycle with his wife and they met with an accident near Ahmadabad Chowk on Indus Highway when their motorcycle rammed into a speedy pick up going towards DI Khan and both the motorcycle riders sustained critical injuries.
They were immediately shifted to a hospital but the women succumbed to her injuries on the way to hospital while her husband, whose could not ascertained instantly, was referred to a hospital in Peshawar in very precarious condition. The doctors stated his conditions critical.