10102017-CT-01.qxd 10/10/2017 1:00 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE TUESDAY | 10 OCTOBER 2017 | CHANDIGARH Giving light to others Students roped in Faisal wins Institute for Blind ready with its brand of candles and lamps, assembled by students. P2 Mohali administration ropes in students to make people aware of safe driving. P5 Top seed Faisal Qamar eases into the round of 16 with a 6-2 6-2 win over Delhi’s Yugal Bansal. P6 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 35°C MIN 22°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34.8°C MIN 22.7°C | SUNSET TUESDAY 5.57 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6.21 AM Landlord barges into girls’ room, arrested Tribune News Service Chandigarh, October 9 A retired bank officer has been arrested on charges of assualt or use of criminal force on woman with intent to disrobe her. The police said girls, who were staying in a rented flat at a society in Sector 49, submitted a complaint against the landlord, Davinder, a resident of Sector 48. Bid to pressure police A few people, including a BJP leader known to the accused, tried to pressure the police not to register a case claiming that the complaint was false. A protest was staged outside the police station late in the evening after which the police registered a case and arrested the accused. . Police sources said someone had told the accused that boys often visited the flat to meet the girls. He went to the flat this morning. The accused went inside the room, where the girls were sleeping, without knocking at the door. “Female friends of the girl who stays in the flat had come from Delhi to meet her and they were sleeping in the room. The accused allegedly went to their room continued on page 4 Violence over student’s death at Barwala college Property, vehicles damaged; students say mgmt didn’t offer timely help Tribune News Service Suicide? Probe under way Panchkula, October 9 Students of Swami Devi Dyal Group of Professional Institutes, Barwala, today damaged college property and burnt vehicles following the death of a student last night. Nurjam Hawari (20), a second-year engineering diploma student, hailed from Nepal. He died after falling from the third floor of the boys’ hostel of the college. Enraged students damaged college property, including the Chairman’s office, burnt vehicles and damaged cars and ambulances. They alleged that they did not get immediate support from the college management. Raipur Rani police station SHO Arvind Kamboj said they were probing whether the student committed suicide, lost balance or was pushed. The family had been informed and was expected to reach by tomorrow morning. The body had been kept at the mortuary of the General Hospital, Sector 6, here, he said. The victim, Nurjam Hawari (20), a second-year engineering diploma student, hailed from Nepal. He died after falling from the third floor of the boys’ hostel of the college. Raipur Rani police station Nurjam Hawari SHO Arvind Kamboj said they were probing whether the student committed suicide, lost balance or was pushed. Candlelight march In the evening, students took out a candlelight march. They said Nurjam could not have committed suicide. The damaged building of Swami Devi Dyal Group of Professional Institutes at Barwala; & (below) a damaged ambulance. TRIBUNE PHOTOS Requesting anonymity, college students blamed the management for not providing timely help. A student said the ambulance was not in a working condition. Students pushed it in a bid to start it, but in vain. They took the victim to the hospital in some other vehicle of the col- c m y b lege. However, as crucial time was lost, Nurjam died, he said. After the incident, students set a motorcycle and a car on fire. They vandalised the windowpanes of a car and an ambulance. Air conditioners and computers of the continued on page 4 Snatcher held, 12 gold chains recovered Chandigarh, October 9 The crime branch of the city police has arrested a notorious snatcher and recovered 12 gold chains from his possession. The snatcher, Vicky of Delhi, has several cases registered against him in different states. A senior police official said they had recovered close to a dozen chains from Vicky. The possibility of more recoveries cannot be ruled out, the official said. The accused was produced in court on Sunday, which remanded him in three-day police custody. The sources said jewellers who purchased ornaments from Vicky were being identified. Vicky and his accomplice Dilshad were earlier arrested by the crime branch in October last year. As many as 18 gold chains and three stolen two-wheelers were recovered from the accused then. Gold chain snatched A motorcycle-borne miscreant sped away after snatching a gold chain from a woman near her house in Sector 47 here on Sunday. The victim told the police that the snatcher was riding a black bike. She failed to note down the registration number of the motorcycle. A case has been registered at the Sector 31 police station. — TNS 2 miscreants open fire outside hotel Misbehave with girls, threaten youths; booked Tribune News Service Panchkula, October 9 Two miscreants allegedly opened fire and threatened six youth, including four girls, outside Hotel North Park, Sector 32, close to the Ghaggar bridge here, when they were returning at 1.30 am today after attending a night pool party in the hotel. On a complaint of Mohali resident Manish Kumar, an FIR under Sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 285 (negligent conduct with respect to fire or combustible matter) and 341 (wrongful restraint) of the IPC and under the Arms Act has been registered against two unknown persons at the Chandimandir police station. According to the complaint, when the six youth, including four girls, were returning after attending the party in the hotel, two motorcycleborne persons came in front Police trying to identify accused The police visited the hotel and questioned the staff and checked the CCTV footage to identify the accused. As the incident took place outside the boundary of the hotel, they did not get any vital information about the accused and the firing incident. . of their car and stopped them. They misbehaved with the girls and thrashed the other two. They allegedly fired into the air. When the the victims opposed the two, they pointed a pistol at Manish. The attackers also called their friends. However, as hotel bouncers and other people had come out of the hotel by then, the two fled from the spot along with their friends, the complainant said. Chandimandir SHO Lalit Kumar said they had registered an FIR. The police visited the spot and recovered a live cartridge, he said. POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 10 am to 2 pm: Parts of Sector 6, 7, 20, 26, 38, 38 (West) and 39, IMT Colony, Maloya village, Plot No. 256 to 380, 186 to 188, Industrial Area, Phase I, Shashtri Nagar, farmhouses on Kishangarh Road and MES tubewells
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