53 booked for damaging water supply tanks.

TOBA TEK SINGH -- The Arrouti police registered a case on Thursday against 53 people, including 13 nominated, for dismantling an under-construction water supply scheme's tanks, breaking pipelines and stealing bricks and other construction material from the water supply scheme of Chak 696/36-GB.

Complainant Khurram Shahzad said Tahir Shafiq and his 52 accomplices damaged the water pipelines and stole the material.

The police said an investigation was underway into the incident.

Those nominated in the case have termed the charges levelled against them in the FIR baseless.

They said the FIR had not been registered on the complaint of Public Health Department officials or the contractor and the complainant was their opponent who tried to implicate them with fake allegations.

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