11112017-CT-01.qxd 11/11/2017 1:06 AM Page 1 cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE SATURDAY | 11 NOVEMBER 2017 | CHANDIGARH Shortcomings in schools Vehicle thief held Calvin ends Ajay’s dream run Child rights commission finds shortcomings during an inspection of two schools in the city. P2 Police arrest vehicle thief, recover seven stolen two-wheelers from his possession. P4 Calvin ends Ajay Malik’s dream run in a three-setter to clinch title. P10 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 27°C MIN 14°C | YESTERDAY MAX 29.2°C MIN 12.6°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 5.29 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 6.45 AM Friend who was with Tanishq before mobiletowerlocation;kinaskedtosendhimlarge death identified,at tojoinprobe Both had same Life on the edge SD COLLEGE STUDENT’S DEATH Rajinder Nagarkoti Tribune News Service Children next to their household belongings after a demolition drive in Sector 51, Chandigarh, on Friday. PHOTO: MANOJ MAHAJAN BSF constable killed as car rams into divider Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 10 A 37-year-old BSF constable, who was on deputation with the Narcotics Control Bureau (NCB) in Chandigarh, was killed in a road accident today. The victim, identified as Yatender Vashisht, was returning home to Sector 46 from the NCB office in Sector 25 when his car went out of control and rammed into the Sector 36/37/41/42 roundabout during the wee hours of today. Sources said the victim, Yatender Vashisht, the victim along with other NCB employees, had gone to Delhi on November 8 to get drug peddlers, arrested by them, lodged in jail. They started back for Chandigarh in the evening and reached the NCB office during the wee hours. All NCB employees picked their cars from the NCB office and left for their houses. On the way back home, the victim’s car rammed into the road divider. He was rushed to the hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. The victim hailed from Delhi and is survived by his wife and two children. NCB officials said the victim was a hard-working person. 19-yr-old student killed in mishap Kharar, November 10 Mohit Kumar (19), a secondyear student of hotel management at Chandigarh University in Gharuan, was killed in a road accident near Pakki Rurki village on the KhararMorinda road today. Mohit Kumar Mohit was coming on his motorcycle from Gharuan to Kharar. When he reached near Pakki Rurki village, he was hit by an unknown vehicle. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital in Kharar where he was declared brought dead. — OC ‘Fake’ CBI officer’s driver acquitted Chandigarh, November 10 A local court today acquitted the driver of a man who was arrested for impersonating a CBI officer in 2011. The court acquitted Jaswinder Singh. Accused Aman Kumar and Mukesh Puri were declared proclaimed offenders on May 9, 2014, and July 6, 2013, respectively, while the trial against Singh went on separately. Singh was booked under Sections 419, 420, 171 and 34 of the IPC. On December 18, 2011, the police registered a case against Aman Kumar, who was faking his identity as the ACP of the CBI, his “gunman” Mukesh Puri and his driver Jaswinder Singh. While Kumar was arrested from a hotel in Chandigarh, his two accomplices were arrested near Attawa Chowk. However, he was acquitted on Friday after the owner of the firm that Singh worked for recorded his statement in the court claiming that Singh was his personal driver. — TNS POWER SHUTDOWN MOHALI 11 am to 5 pm: Parts of New Sunny Enclave, Jandpur, Fartullahpur, Desumajra, Manana, Thaska, North Country Mall and nearby areas ROPAR 9 am to 5 pm: Shastri Nagar, Bhatha Sahib Chowk, Guru Nagar, Kurali Road, Pul Bazaar, Meera Bai Chowk, Shekhan Mohalla, Gugga Mari Mohalla, Uchha Khera, Chhota Khera and Giani Zail Singh Nagar c m y b Panchkula, November 10 A day after the death of a 19year-old SD College student, the Panchkula police have identified his Mohali-based male friend who was with Tanishq before his death. The police have issued a notice to his family to send him to join the investigation at 10 am tomorrow. The victim’s friend is at large and his mobile phone is also switched off. The body of Sector 4 resident Tanishq Bhasin was found in his car with a bullet injury on his forehead on the Panchkula-Morni road yesterday morning. A senior Panchkula police official said before going to Morni, Tanishq’s mobile tower location was in Mohali and at the same time his friend’s tower location was also the same. Tanishq had also called up the same friend on the evening of November 8 before going to Mohali. The mobile POSTMORTEM RULES OUT EXTERNAL INJURY FAMILY WANTS PISTOL OWNER TRACED The postmortem, which was conducted at the General Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula, has ruled out any external injury on the body. The bullet was also recovered from the head. The viscera and bullet were sent for further examination. Tanishq’s family lodged a police complaint on Friday evening to trace the actual owner of the German-made pistol used in the crime. The police have found that the pistol was not registered in Panchkula. CIGARETTE BUTTS RECOVERED FROM CAR The police recovered cigarette buts, a pack of cigarettes and a matchbox from the car. Tanishq’s friends and family members told the police that he was not a smoker. TOLD FRIENDS HE WOULD GET WEAPON FROM UP The police also questioned Tanishq’s friends, who said around three months ago, he had told them about how weapons were easily available in Uttar Pradesh. Tanishq had even told his friends that one day he would get a sophisticated weapon from there, the police said. phones of both Tanishq and his friend were switched off at the same time and at the same tower location around Panchkula on November 8 night, the official said. The police official said the father of the victim’s friend was a senior functionary of Verka in Mohali. The family had also not been able to contact him as his phone is switched off. In the evening, the police issued a notice to the family members asking them to send him to join the investigation, the official said. Panchkula Police Commissioner AS Chawla said they were probing all possible angles and had sent his mobile phone and the laptop to a cyber lab in Gurugram for examination. “I cannot divulge any more details as the investigation is in progress,” Chawla said. LET MY VEST DRY HERE, SAYS NOTE FOUND IN BAG A two-page note written in his notebook, which was found from Tanishq’s bag in the car, reads, “Let my vest dry here. Please do not remove it from there until I wake up. Also do not keep anything”. The second page reads, “Wake me up at 7.15 am...7.15 AM sharp...College”. A police official said they were also investigating the Blue Whale challenge angle in the case. WHATSAPP WAS FUNCTIONAL ON LAPTOP, NOT MOBILE The police have sent his mobile phone and laptop for further examination to the Gurugram-based cyber lab of the Haryana Police. There was no WhatsApp on Tanishq’s mobile, but he was using it on his laptop.
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