Raise in bike registration fees notified

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Staff Reporter

The Punjab Law Department on Thursday issued a notification regarding the increase in registration fees of motorcycles.

According to a private TV channel, the notification reads: The new fee for the registration of 70cc motorcycle will be Rs1,000, for 100cc bike it will be Rs1,500, for 122cc bike it will be Rs2,000 and for 1500cc motorbikes the fee will be Rs2,500.

Meanwhile, a man was arrested for assaulting an employer outside his shop on Ravi Road. A video of Bilal beating up a man went viral on social media.

According to the police, he assaulted the victim for being absent from work for over a week.

CCTV footage of the attack showed the suspect punching, kicking, and dragging the victim by his hair. People in the neighbourhood tried to resolve the conflict but Bilal kept assaulting the employee. On Wednesday, the police arrested the suspect.

An FIR has been registered. “No one can take the law in their hands,” the investigating officer said, adding that the police won’t discriminate between the poor and the rich.

Meanwhile, Pakistan’s first case under the Parents Protection Ordinance 2021 has been registered against a son in Bahawalpur.

According to a private TV channel, the visually-impaired elderly complainant told the police: “My son misbehaved with me and pushed me out of the house.” The police have arrested the son.

President Arif Alvi issued the Parents Protection Ordinance 2021on May 8. It aims to protect parents from forced eviction by their children.

Under the ordinance, evicting parents will be a punishable offense. Those found guilty may face a prison term up to one year or fine, or both.

President Alvi issued the ordinance under Article 89 of the Constitution.

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