13102017-JTR-01.qxd 10/13/2017 12:15 AM Page 1 FRIDAY | 13 OCTOBER 2017 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Raid by Health Dept Festive & feisty Charvi in Woh Apna Sa The dept had collected as many as 210 food samples in September and October (until October 10). P2 Festival season is here and along with other celebrations, are you ready to be at your best? P3 Woh Apna Sa will be taking an eight-year leap and new cast would be joining the show. P4 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 34°C MIN 20°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C MIN 20°C | SUNSET FRIDAY 5.53 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 6.24 AM 8 of Rajiv Raja gang nabbed Jalandhar, October 12 The ousted employees of the PIMS Employees Union today declared they shall be 19 cases against Rajiv Raja in police stations of Punjab, Haryana & Chandigarh Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, October 12 The district police here today arrested eight members of the infamous Rajiv Raja gang. Narcotics, three cars, a scooter an4d firearms were recovered from the accused. Senior police officials told this at a press conference here. The police had put up a naka near Dholwaha. A car that was indicated to stop at the naka tried to flee from the spot and attempted to run over the police party. During this time, the car went out of control and got stuck in the bushes. A police party followed it and nabbed the driver and his three accomplices. They were identified as Amrit Singh, alias Amrut, a resident of Kundanpuri Ludhiana, Satnam Singh, alias Karodi, a resident of Langowal in Sangrur district, Jatinder Singh, alias Shuru, a resident of Ambgarh in Jalandhar district, and Shubham, alias Bamb, a resident of Ladowal in Jalandhar. During interrogation, Satnam Singh, Amrit Singh and Shubham told the police that they were in contact with gangster Rajiv Raja of Ludhiana, who was currently in the Sangrur jail. They told that Woman held for drug peddling Our Correspondent DIG, Jalandhar range, Jaskaran Singh, addresses the press conference regarding the arrest of eight members of the contract killing gang inHoshiarpur. the contact of Satnam Singh had been locked in the jail in Sangrur and Raja was in touch with them by calling them from various mobile phones from the jail. They told the police that Raja had told them that brothers of the sarpanch Satnam Singh, who was shot dead in Chandigarh, NRI Jung resident of Canada, Joti and Prince residents of Khurdan, had a deal with him to kill persons belonging to the opposite party. They had given the contract of Rs 35 lakh for it. Of this, the first installment of Rs 10 lakh was given to them. The police said that out of these some lakhs were kept by Satnam, Shubham and Amrit, while the rest of the amount was taken by Raja’s men. After taking the murder contract, they came for a recce of the area. Their three accomplices Chetan Sharma, alias Chinu, a resident of Ludhiana, Hemank, a resident of Chandra Nagar, Ludhiana, Tajinder Singh, alias Honey, alias Bhinda, a resident of Sangrur, were also roaming in the area on a scooter separately. The police then nabbed the accused from different areas and recovered a countrymade pistol, three live cartridges and a scooter from the accused Hemank. He informed the police that dur- ing the probe, it was discovered that Atinder Pal Singh, a resident of Dhadianyal, and Hardeep Singh, alias Dabu, were getting the recce done. The police then arrested the accused, Atinder Pal Singh, along with the car, from Bhikhowal. Accused Hardeep Singh was yet to be arrested. The accused would be produced in court and taken on remand. There are 19 cases registered against Rajiv Raja in various police stations of Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh. Two pistols, 19 cartridges, three cars, 435 gm of intoxicants and a scooter were recovered from the accused. Rail traffic hit on Phagwara, Ludhiana section Our Correspondent Phagwara, October 12 The downline rail traffic on the Phagwara-Ludhiana rail section remained suspended for around two hours as the driver, Sanjeev Kumar, of the New Delhi-bound 12032 DN Swaran Shatabdi Express train, which left the Phagwara railway station around 6.20 pm, said the Phagwara railway station authorities got information of a suspected blast near the Mauli railway station between Phagwara and Goraya around 6.25 pm. The Railway Protection Force and officials of Permant Ways Inspection (PWI) rushed to the spot to inspect any damage to the rail tracks. The Balaspur-bound 18238 Dn Chattisgarh Express train and Hapa-bound 12474 DN Hapa Express train were stopped at the Phagwara railway station. The normal rail traffic could be restored only after getting green light from the authorities after inspection of the 4-km-long track. Meanwhile, railway sources said tonight that some miscreant had thrown a cracker on the engine of Shatabdi Express that was running at the speed of 110 km per hour. The driver got nervous and applied brakes, but none of any suspected bomb was found. After some time, the train proceeded towards its destination. c m y b Phagwara, October 12 The Goraya police have arrested a drug peddler— a woman identified as Sandeep Kaur of village Silkiana — and recovered 52 grams of of intoxicant powder from her possession last night. The accused was nabbed at a check-point while coming on an Activa scooter bearing the registration number PB-08B-5407. The Activa has been impounded, the police said. House burgled: The house of a villager Tejinder Kaur was reportedly burgled at village Paddi-Jagir last night. Gold ornaments worth lakhs including four sets of gold, three rings, five bracelets, two ear rings and a gold chain were found stolen from her house. The police have registered a case in this regard. PIMS ousted staff plan another stir holding another protest on the issue of their ouster from the institute within a few days. Employees had alleged that certain members of the management had made casteist remarks against them. — TNS Photo: P2
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