10052017-CT-01.qxd 5/10/2017 12:33 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY | 10 MAY 2017 | CHANDIGARH Senators playing politics Plaza muddle Memorable moments PU VC AK Grover accuses Senators of playing political games at the cost of the university P2 The Sector 17 Plaza in Chandigarh has turned into a flea market, courtesy vendors P5 Fans enjoy an IPL tie between Kings XI Punjab and Kolkata Knight Riders P6 PARTLY CLOUDY SKY | MAX 40°C MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 37.6°C MIN 29.5°C | SUNSET WEDNESDAY 7.06 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 5.32 AM FORECAST CITY FUEL PRICES FOR TODAY PETROL HPCL BPCL IOC DIESEL HPCL BPCL IOC ~66.06 ~66.04 ~66.04 ~56.36 ~56.34 ~56.34 SNIPPETS Tipsy women jump light, Police to grill prime accused tear constable’s uniform Brought on warrant to Kharar Man booked for wife’s suicide Chandigarh: Almost a week after a 36-year-old woman committed suicide at her house in Sector 37, the police have booked the victim’s husband in a case of abetment of suicide. Deepti Kapoor, who was staying in a rented house in Sector 37 along with her husband Sandeep Kapoor and a seven-year-old son, had hanged herself on May 1. The victim’s husband had gone to work when she committed suicide. The victim’s family had given a complaint against Sandeep alleging that he provoked the victim to take the extreme step. The police said the victim’s husband had been booked on a complaint of her father Rajender Kumar Grover, a resident of Gurugram. The matter is under investigation at the Sector 39 police station. TNS 7 held, 24 cases solved Chandigarh: The anti-snatching, robbery and dacoity cell of the crime branch has solved 24 cases of robbery, vehicle theft and snatching with the arrest of seven youths. Police officials said the accused -Lucku, alias Badshah (20), Vicky, alias Tharra (19), Guddu (19), Balwant (19), Lucky (20), Gopal, alias Chopra (19), and Ankit (20) -were arrested on May 4 from a forest area in Sector 25 while planning to rob a petrol pump in Sector 39. During interrogation, they confessed to being involved in around 60 cases of dacoity, snatching and vehicle theft across the tricity. The police said seven cases of robbery and dacoity, nine cases of vehicle theft and eight cases of snatching in Chandigarh had been solved with their arrest. TNS Ishrat S Banwait Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 9 Two women were arrested for allegedly misbehaving with a traffic policeman and tearing his uniform in Sector 43 last evening. Both women were in an inebriated condition and jumped the red light after which they were caught. The women were arrested today and granted bail by a court as one of them has her wedding on May 11. They were released on a bail bond of Rs 35,000 each. According to the police, the women, who were in a car, jumped the red light Tribune News Service S CHANDAN Sources said one of the accused women has her wedding on May 11 due to which the accused were granted bail by the court. SANDEEP JOSHI near the Judicial Academy, Sector 43, and tried to speed away from the spot. Inspector Naseeb Singh, SHO of the Sector 36 police station, said the woman driver moved towards a dead end and halted there. The police said the complainant in the case, Constable Manjit Kumar, posted in the traffic wing, who was stationed near the spot, told the women driver about the traffic violation. “Both women, who were in an inebriated condition, started misbehaving with the policeman,” the SHO said. The complainant alleged that the accused women also tore his uniform and obstructed him from performing his duty. The policeman informed the Police Control Room following which a police team was rushed to the spot. The police said a case under Sections 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter a public servant from his duty) and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter a public servant from the discharge of his duty) of the IPC has been registered against both women at the Sector 36 police station. The police said since it was late evening, the women were not arrested yesterday. They were arrested today and produced in the court. Badnore puts vanity number policy on hold Ramkrishan Upadhyay The seven accused in the custody of the police. Out on bail, courtesy impending wedding Chandigarh, May 9 Punjab Governor-cum-UT Administrator VP Singh Badnore has put on hold the policy regarding the choice number, which allows senior officers, the Member of Parliament and some other categories of dignitaries to take registration numbers twice during their service at Transport Secy gives up 0001 the reserve price. Sources said Badnore called officers today and directed them to put on hold the implementation of the policy till a review took place. In view of the decision of the Administrator, KK Jindal, Secretary (Transport), 2 students hurt as auto hits tree The injured students under treatment at the GMSH, Sector 16. MANOJ MAHAJAN Tribune News Service Chandigarh, May 9 Two school students were injured after the auto-rickshaw they were travelling in went out of control and hit a tree in Sector 28 this afternoon. Five students of a government school were in the auto at the time of the incident. Sources said the auto-rickshaw was being driven rashly that led to the accident. The injured students were rushed to Government Multi-Specialty Hospital (GMSH), Sector 16. All students were residents of Dariya near the Industrial Area, Phase I. The police said the parents of the students did not lodge any complaint against the auto driver, who was known to them. A DDR was lodged at the Sector 26 police station. c m y b has decided to give up the number on his own, which he got allotted for a vehicle purchased in his wife’s name. As Jindal has decided to give up the number, the RLA will include the most sought-after number in the auction of vanity numbers of the CH 01 BM series, which will begin on May 18. Jindal’s decision to get the number allotted for himself at the reserve price of Rs 50,000 had created a controversy as it continued on page 5 Tribune News Service Bouncers for closure of nightclubs today Panchkula, May 9 Gagan, the prime accused in To show solidarity with the the murder of bouncer Amit deceased, Amit Sharma, alias Sharma, alias Meet, who is Meet, his bouncer friends have serving a jail term in Nabha, called for closure of all nightclubs on Wednesday. A message in was today brought to this regard was circulated Kharar on a production among bouncers in the warrant. A CIA team of tricity on Tuesday evening. the Mohali police Meet had a good rapport brought him to among bouncers. The Kharar to interrogate message also includes a him in another call to gather outside Meet’s unsolved case. house in Mani Majra on Sources said a BOUNCER’S Wednesday morning. team of the MURDER Most bouncers in thethe Panchkula police tricity were aware of also reached there to ques- message. However, they said the tion him about Meet’s mur- decision to close the clubs would der. The Mohali police have be that of the owners. The confirmed that Gagan will be owners said they were yet to take questioned in all cases. Sev- a decision on it. . eral teams of the Panchkula police have been carrying out wala. The registration numraids in various parts of Pun- ber of the car and the faces of jab to nab the other accused. the accused are not visible. The police have viewed CCTV footage, but it has not Meet cremated provided them any substan- The victim, Meet, was cretial clues in the case. The mated at the Mani Mjara creCCTV footage of a cow shed mation ground on Tuesday in Saketri shows the Swift car evening. The body was handused by the accused. It has a ed over to the family after a time stamp of 12:06 pm. It, postmortem at the Panchkuhowever, just shows the car la Civil Hospital. continued on page 5 taking a turn towards Kaimb-
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