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TMA employees protest non-payment of salaries.

KARAK -- The employees of tehsil municipal administration, Banda Daud Shah, on Saturday demonstrated against non-payment of salaries for last two months.

The employees said they were unable to make both ends meet because of withheld salaries.

They said they had held meetings with tehsil nazim Malik Shaukat Ali Khan Khattak and tehsil municipal officer Farhat Khan, demanding payment of dues, but to no avail. They resolved to continue the agitation till acceptance of their demand.

Later, TMO Farhat Khan held talks with the cabinet members of the TMA employees' union and assured them that the issue would be resolved soon.

He said though the TMA was facing financial crunch, it would ensure payment of salaries to its employees.

FRAUDSTERS HELD: The police have arrested two persons for selling artificial gold to people and recovered the illegally-gotten money from them.

Officials said on Saturday that two fraudsters identified as Hassan Shah and Zafar Khan, residents of Muzaffarabad AJK, were arrested on the complaint of the locals.

The accused were apprehended by the traders while selling fake gold to them in Takht-i-Nusrati Bazaar and handed over to police.

The officials said during interrogation they admitted to have committed such fraud in other parts of the district and also in Bannu and Lakki Marwat. The police registered FIR against them.

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Publication:Dawn (Karachi, Pakistan)
Date:Dec 2, 2018
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