2 BALOCH PLANE HIJACK CONVICTS TO BE HANGED EARLY MORNING IN CENTRAL JAIL

ABBAS KASSAR
HYDERABAD:
Two Baloch nationalists Shahswar and Sabir Baloch who had hijacked PIA aircraft from Mastung in Balochistan and captured at Hyderabad airport in 1998 and were sentenced to death are to be hanged in central jail Hyderabad early morning of Thursday 28 May 2015. The hijackers who mistook Hyderabad as Bhuj (India) and had landed here. They were arrested and sentenced to death by Anti Terrorist Court. Since 1998 both were kept in central jail Hyderabad while third of their accomplice Shabbir will also be hanged in Karachi central jail same time and date.
The families of both Baloch condemned prisoners met them Wednesday. After meeting with Shahswar his son Humayoon said his father was being hanged because they were Balcoch and under oppression and suppression since long. Talking to media outside central jail he said his father had served 17 years in jail yet he was not released.
It may be reminded that Hyderabad central jail had witnessed hanging of these 2 Baloch after Nawab Noroz Khan and his 6 sons who were hanged in this jail in 1964 during era of General Ayub Khan.

NON GAZETTED WASA EMPLOYEES DEMAND PAYMENT OF DUES 0F 2012-13

BY ABBAS KASSAR
HYDERABAD:
Non gazette employees of Water and Sewerage Agency of Hyderabad Development Authority have demanded their outstanding dues of salaries, pensions, gratuity and other dues of 2012 and 2013. After a meeting held under hair of employees association president Khalid Noor Shaik.
The meeting was informed that due to non payment of outstanding dues the employees were restive. The meeting was given details of the outstanding dues according to which Rs.414 millions were outstanding on account of salaries of officers and staff, pension, gratuity, GP Fund, group insurance medical allowance etc.
The meeting was told that government has given bail out of Rs.487 millions out of which the above amount of dues can be easily paid. The meeting thanked commissioner and director general H.D.A for their support and hoped that the employees of WASA could soon get their due right.