03 Aug 2020: A man stabbed his elder brother to death over a petty domestic quarrel in village Maroi. The elder brother who was unmarried had complained about the younger brother’s child bed wetting, after which the unfortunate incident occurred.
02 Aug 2020: Coronavirus SOPs were openly flouted at each and every Eid congregation in Chitral, like they are in mosques everyday. Prayer congregation leaders did not mention anything about precautionary measures. Some salient points of the Eid sermons were, importance of donating hides to seminary students and importance of ‘purdah’. It may be mentioned here that Coronavirus cases are silently increasing in Chitral with most cases going unreported.
01 Aug 2020: Covid-19 cases are increasing in Chitral. Many deaths in the recent past have been attributed to the virus although the victims did not report their sickness. Some doctors and prominent people are said to be in self quarantine after the attack of the virus. The positive thing is that fatalities are less compared to those recovering from the virus.
29 July 2020: Spurious and health injurious chips and snacks continue to flow in Chitral in large numbers. School children are addicted to these ‘snacks’ and the health of our future generation is being degraded by these fake and chemical laden snacks. The Administration should take steps to stop the trucks loaded with this stuff at check posts. Also shops should be warned not to sell them and defaulters punished severely.
24 July 2020 : Muhammad Yasser s/o Muhammad Yaqub, a student of Govt Centennial Model School Chitral has obtained 991 marks and has come first among all the students of government schools of the two districts