Sale of ‘kala pathar’ banned in DG Khan

An awareness campaign will be launched to educate people about the hazards of paraphenylene diamine


Our Correspondent February 08, 2017

DERA GHAZI KHAN: DG Khan Deputy Commissioner Allah Rakha Anjum has banned the sale of paraphenylene diamine also known as ‘kala pathar’ and directed the authorities to confiscate all the stock available in markets.

The commissioner has taken the decision due to a surge in suicide incidents in the city. He said the sale of kala pathar is strictly banned and the violators will be dealt with accordingly. An awareness campaign will be launched to educate people about the hazards of paraphenylene diamine.

Published in The Express Tribune, February 9th, 2017.

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