30112017-CT-01.qxd 11/30/2017 12:28 AM Page 1 cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE THURSDAY | 30 NOVEMBER 2017 | CHANDIGARH Three trains cancelled Official apathy Debasish overcomes Rijul Three long-route trains cancelled for over two months due to foggy winter season ahead. P4 Baba Banda Singh Bahadur War Memorial at Chappar Chiri remains in a state of neglect. P5 Debasish Sahoo rallies from a set down to overcome Rijul Bhatia in tennis tournament P6 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 25°C MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 25.7°C MIN 9.3°C | SUNSET THURSDAY 5.22 PM SUNRISE FRIDAY 7.01 AM A befitting tribute Woman dead, 4 of family injured in mystery fire Fights in family were routine: Neighbours Tribune News Service DS Sandhu and Jaya Kanta Sandhu, parents of a martyr, Second Lieutenant Rajeev Sandhu, with students after paying tributes at his memorial at St John’s High School in Sector 26, Chandigarh, on Wednesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: NITIN MITTAL P2 POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 9 am to 6 pm: Parts of Sector 17, 19-A, 22 and Elante Mall SNIPPETS 11 held for gambling at hotel Chandigarh: Eleven persons, including a hotel manager, have been arrested by the Chandigarh Police for gambling at Hotel Solitaire, NAC, Mani Majra. An amount of Rs 2.21 lakh was recovered from the accused. According to the police, the accused, identified as Kunal, Bhupinder Singh, Vishal, Jugal Kishore, Anil Kumar, Surinder Kumar, Sandeep Kumar, Vikram, Goppi, Raj Kumar and Kuldeep Chand, were arrested while gambling at room number 106 of the hotel. Kuldeep is the manager of the hotel. The police said they had secret information about gambling at the hotel. Apart from the cash, two pairs of cards were recovered from their possession. A case under the Gambling Act and the IPC has been registered at the Mauli Jagran police station. TNS GANG RAPE Police and forensic experts at the house where the fire incident took place in Sector 19, Chandigarh, on Wednesday. NITIN MITTAL incident is not known. However, neighbours said there used to be routine fights Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 29 The three accused in the 22year-old’s gang rape case, Mohammad Irfan, Garib and Poppu, were sent to two-day police remand by a local court today. The court also allowed the police application to use handcuffs on the accused. The police had sought a twoday remand for recreating the scene to see where the The accused at the District Courts in Sector 43, Chandigarh, on Wednesday. A TRIBUNE PHOTOGRAPH accused had taken the victim and to check whether they are involved in any other crime as well. Mohammad Irfan, the first HSRP affixation from today Chandigarh: After a delay of over a year and a half, the Administration is all set to start affixation of high security registration plates (HSRPs) from November 30, 2017. KK Jindal, Secretary, Transport, Chandigarh Administration, will inaugurate the scheme at the office of the RLA on Thursday. The RLA has fixed four locations where the work will start. The locations are the RLA office, Sector 17, the STA office, Sector 18, the SDM (East) office in the Industrial Area and the SDM (South) office at Sector 42. TNS Pay hockey player ~50K, company told Chandigarh, November 29 The consumer forum has directed a Delhi-based event management company to pay Rs 50,000 to a citybased international hockey player. Joy Deep Kaur has represented the Indian team numerous times and had approached the forum saying that she had paid Rs 35,000 to “Vibrant Concepts” as participation fee in a beauty pageant which never occurred. She demanded a refund but it was not given. The contest in question was “Mrs Punjaban-2016”, . among the family members. They said the police were also called two or three times on Sunday following a fight in the house. According to the police, around 7 pm, a call was received about a fire due to a gas cylinder blast. Fire tenders and a police party reached the spot. The charred body of Saroj was lying inside the house near the front door. The police said from the inspection of the site it appeared that the fire had taken place in the house due to some inflammable continued on p6 Will help cops establish their role in last year’s gang rape 22-YEAR-OLD’S Chandigarh: One person was injured after a gun of a security guard attached with a cash van went off accidentally in Sector 17. DSP (Central) Ram Gopal said the cash van of a bank arrived from Ambala at Bank Square in Sector 17. The DSP said the security guard’s gun went off due to his negligence. Sources said the bullet hit a cycle after which its pellets hit a passerby, leaving him injured. The injured was identified as Vinayak, who works at an office of the Punjab Government in Sector 17. He was rushed to a government hospital. The police said the condition of the injured was stable. The police said a case of negligence had been been registered against the security guard, Shyam Singh, at the Sector 17 police station. TNS Tribune News Service Neighbours said there used to be routine fights among the family members. They said the police were also called two or three times on Sunday following a fight in the house. 2-day police remand for accused DNA profiling of the trio next Gun goes off accidentally, 1 hurt Ishrat S Banwait Chandigarh, November 29 A 50-year-old woman was killed while four of her family members, including a two-and-a-half-yearold boy, were injured in a fire incident that occurred under mysterious circumstances at a Sector 19 house in Cheap Housing Colony. Saroj’s charred body was found at the entrance door when a fire team entered the house. Her daughter Usha (28), who sustained 65 per cent burn injuries, was admitted to the PGI. Usha’s son Arpit, her father Sundar Singh (52) and grandmother Palo (75) were also injured and were rushed to the GMCH, Sector 32. The reason behind the fire Had paid ~ 35,000 for beauty pageant that never occurred . which was to be held in October last year. According to Kaur’s complaint, the organisers kept postponing it and as a result she had to miss international matches in December 2016 and January 2017. She repeatedly asked for a refund of her money but the company never responded. She thus approached the forum seeking relief. A resident of Sector 27, Kaur also stated that she continued on p6 c m y b to be arrested in the case, was to be produced in the court on Monday, but he had attempted suicide. His production continued on p6 Chandigarh, November 29 Suspecting the involvement of three gang rape accused in similar cases reported in the past, the Chandigarh Police will interrogate the accused and get their DNA profiling done. Sources said the DNA profiling would be matched with the samples collected from the clothes of a 21-yearold call centre employee who was gangraped by an auto driver and his accomplice in December last year. Although one suspect, an auto driver, was arrested after the victim identified him during the test identification parade, the DNA profile of the suspect did not match with the samples collected from the clothes of the victim. Mohammad Irfan (29), an auto driver, and his two accomplices Kismat Ali, alias Poppu (21), and Mohammad Garib (21), who were arrested last week, will be interrogated to establish their suspected role in various cases reported in the past. The trio is on two-day police remand. They have been arrested for the gang rape of a 22-year-old girl. The victim, a native of Dehradun, had hired an auto from Sector 37 for her PG in Mohali on November 17. The auto was stopped near a forest area in Sector 53 where the trio gangraped her. Police officials said the accused would also be taken to the crime scene and the route from where the 22-yearold victim was brought to Sector 53 from Sector 37 would also be reconstructed.
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