13062018-CT-01.qxd 6/13/2018 1:14 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY | 13 JUNE 2018 | CHANDIGARH VC forms committee Man held with gold Gurpreet for Asiad Panjab University VC forms a 23-member committee to discuss governance reforms report. P2 Ludhiana native arrested with 760 gm of gold worth ~26 lakh at the airport in Mohali. P3 Mohali wrestler Gurpreet Singh selected for the Jakarta Asian Games slated for August this year. P6 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 40°C MIN 29°C | YESTERDAY MAX 39°C MIN 28°C | SUNSET WEDNESDAY 7.25 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 5.21 AM Realtor Bajwa gets 2-yr imprisonment Remembering the legend Failed to comply with order to pay refund, compensation Tribune News Service Members of the late Nek Chand’s family pay tributes to him at his wax figure at Rock Garden on his third death anniversary in Chandigarh on Tuesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MANOJ MAHAJAN PAGE 3 SNIPPETS 4-year-old dies in mishap Chandigarh: A four-year-old girl was killed after the car she was travelling in along with her family was hit by a speeding taxi at the Sector 46/47/48/49 light point on Monday night. Sources said the victim had been identified as Abira. Her father, Gaurav, an advocate, mother Nidhi and sister Aira were also travelling in the car when the accident took place.The injured was rushed to the Government Medical College and Hospital (GMCH), Sector 32, in a private vehicle where she later succumbed to her injuries.The police said the cab driver had been identified as Hardev. A case has been registered against him at the Sector 49 police station. TNS PASSPORT OF SEVEN NRI HUSBANDS SUSPENDED PAGE 3 POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 10 am to 2 pm : Parts of Sector 48 A and B, and Sector 7 B and C Kataria to shell out ~22 lakh as fine Chandigarh, June 12 A local court has sentenced the chairman of Aryans Education and Charitable Trust, Anshu Kataria, to oneyear imprisonment in a cheque-bounce case. The complaint was filed against him by Dena Bank from which multiple loans had been availed. Kataria had given a post-dated cheque to the bank worth Rs 55 lakh, which was dishonoured. Kataria has also been fined Rs 22 lakh by the court. According to the complaint, various term loans were availed by the trust from the Sector 38 branch of the bank. The current outstanding amount at the time of filing the complaint was over Rs 22 crore. Kataria issued four post-dated cheques as interest and instalments. The cheque in question was dated August 25, 2015, amounting Rs 55.07 lakh drawn on the State Bank of India, Rajpura Township, Patiala. According to the complaint, the cheque was payable with a written direction by the convict on the back of the cheque to make an CBSE CLASS XII Desh Bhagat varsity Chancellor had got jail On January 22 this year, the Chancellor of Desh Bhagat University, Zora Singh, was also sentenced to two-year jail in a similar case. His cheque for ~21 lakh had bounced and he was fined ~42 lakh. The complainant in the case was a person who had funded Desh Bhagat University. However, Zora Singh’s cheques of repayment had been dishonoured. RTGS in favour of the Aryans Educational and Charitable Trust to Dena Bank. On October 5, 2015, a bank employee presented the cheque, but it was returned saying, “Balance in account is less than the cheque amount”. After the bank communicated the same to Kataria, he sought two months to arrange the funds. The cheque was again presented on November 23, 2015, but was returned saying “insufficient funds”. On December 23, 2015, the bank sent a legal notice to the accused, but he still failed to make the payment. The bank thus approached the court. continued on page 2 Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 12 A vacation Bench of the Punjab and Haryana High Court on Tuesday directed the Central Board of Secondary Education to declare the re-evaluation result of the Class XII English paper by June 29. The direction by Justice Arvind Singh Sangwan came on a petition filed against the CBSE and another respondent by Saloni Bhugra and other students through counsel Baltej Singh Sidhu. Laying down the schedule, the Bench asked the students to apply for re-evaluation by June 21 and ordered the declaration of the result by June 29 for enabling the students to appear for the Delhi University counselling the next day. Appearing before the Bench, Sidhu had contended that the petitioners were bright students and had secured high marks in Class X. However, the marks scored in the Class XII examination in 2018 were on the lower side in English. A representation dated May 28 had already been filed in the matter. continued on page 2 Paying traffic challansuphill task Long wait at Traffic Lines, courtesy single window for making payments On-the-spot payment was allowed earlier Amit Sharma Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 12 Paying challan at the Traffic Lines in Sector 29 is an uphill task. With a single window for men, women and senior citizens to pay the fine, people end up in long queues and have to wait for over an hour. Interestingly, the challan branch was revamped in 2015 and the payment counters were increased from two to seven. Despite this, only a single counter is used to make the payments. The motorists who get challaned first have to go to the illventilated hall at the Traffic Lines and submit the challan Earlier, the traffic police had a provision for on-the-spot cash payment for traffic violations. However, it was recently discontinued as it was difficult to differentiate between legitimate and illegitimate payments on the spot. < People queue up at a payment < counter at the Traffic Lines in Sector 29 to pay challans on Tuesday. MANOJ MAHAJAN there to get it numbered. A traffic cop sitting at the hall collects all challans and puts a number on these. In a bid to avoid a rush at the payment on end. Harjinder thus demanded a refund, which was not given and Harjinder MP woman booked on charge of extortion Aryans Trust chief sentenced to jail Tribune News Service A complaint was filed by Sector 49 resident Harjinder Singh stating that he had paid ~20 lakh for a villa in a project of Mariner’s Biuldcon in Mohali eight years ago. There was a pact between Bajwa Developers and Mariner’s Buildcon. However, the construction of the project did not start for years on end. Harjinder thus demanded a refund, which was not given. moved the commission. In 2016, the commission ordered a refund of Rs 20 lakh, along with Rs 2 lakh compensation and Rs 21,000 as litigation costs. However, the order was not complied with and Harjinder filed an execution petition last year. The current order has found Bajwa Developers equally guilty in the case. The project was in Sector 123, Mohali, and promised 200 independent villas. According to the complaint, by September 2012, Harjinder had paid Rs 20 lakh through four cheques. In June 2013, Harjinder was allotted a 300 yard villa. However, the company did not start its construction. English: Declare re-evaluation result by June 29, says HC Stole computer data of P’kula woman, sought ~50L for returning it CHEQUE-BOUNCE CASE Ishrat S Banwait Chandigarh, June 12 The Punjab State Consumer Redressal Commission has sentenced the Managing Director of Sunny Enclave, Jarnail Singh Bajwa, to twoyear imprisonment for unfair trade practices. He was also directed to pay a fine of Rs 10,000 by the court. A complaint was filed by Sector 49 resident Harjinder Singh stating that he had paid Rs 20 lakh for a villa in a project of Mariner’s Biuldcon in Mohali eight years ago. There was a pact between Bajwa Developers and Mariner’s Buildcon. However, the construction of the project did not start for years Complainant had paid ~20 lakh for villa counter, the cop returns the challans to people in small batches to avoid longer queues. As a result, people have to wait for their turn to get the numbered challans. The ordeal does not end here as after waiting in the hall for an average of 45 continued on page 2 c m y b Rajinder S Nagarkoti Tribune News Service Panchkula, June 12 The local police have lodged an FIR against a Madhya Pradesh woman for stealing personal and professional data of a Panchkula woman, who runs a coaching centre in Zirakpur, and demanding Rs 50 lakh for returning the data. The accused woman, Marshlyn Porter, had even threatened the Panchkula woman and her husband that she would misuse their data and send objectionable messages to their relatives. On a complaint of Navneet Suri, a resident of Sector 20, the police have lodged an FIR against the accused woman under Section 66 of the IT Act and Sections 380 (theft) and 384 (extortion) of the IPC. The complainant said his wife Megha Suri, who runs a coaching centre in Zirakpur, Zero FIR lodged A senior Panchkula police official said after taking a legal opinion, they had lodged a zero FIR at the Sector 20 police station. As the crime was committed in Zirakpur, the case had now been forwarded to the SSP, Mohali, for further action. had, in February 2017, become friends with Marshlyn, who introduced her as a tutor through Facebook. Later, Marshlyn and her husband also visited Panchkula and Zirakpur, and even stayed at their residence. The complainant’s wife was writing notes for them. In November 2017, they even made a payment of Rs 50,000 for staying at their residence and for the notes. The complainant said in February this year, the couple told his wife to write for sonic literature on evils of all religions, especially Hinduism, but his wife refused. Later, they told his wife that they were interested in her coaching centre notes and wanted to purchase these. However, they said they wanted to check the notes on her computer before purchasing these. The couple came to the coaching centre in Zirakpur and checked the notes on the computer there. The next day (February 11), they found the hard disc of their computer missing. The complainant contacted Marshlyn and her husband, who confirmed that they had stolen the hard disc and would now misuse their notes and professional and personal data. They even threatened the complainant’s family over the phone of dire consequences if they did not pay Rs 50 lakh to them. Minor delivers baby, juvenile held for rape Chandigarh, June 12 A 17-year-old juvenile was apprehended for raping a minor girl, who gave birth to a baby in the seventh month of pregnancy at GMCH, Sector 32, on Tuesday. Sources said the 16-year-old victim, a resident of Burail, Sector 45, complained of stomach ache after which her mother brought her to the hospital where doctors revealed that the girl was pregnant after which she gave birth to a baby boy. The doctors said the newborn was stable and had been kept under observation. The police were informed about the incident following which the victim’s statements were recorded. During the investigation, the accused was identified and later he was apprehended. The police have registered a case of rape, including Sections of the POCSO Act, against the minor boy at the Sector 34 police station. The victim is a single parent child. She was being brought up by her mother and has a brother. The accused is also a resident of Burail. Sources said the medical examination of the newborn, the victim and the accused was conducted. Their DNA samples were also collected. —TNS Boy booked for raping 11-yr-old Panchkula, June 12 An 11-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a Class IX boy here, the police said on Tuesday. On a complaint of the victim’s mother, an FIR was registered against the accused at the Chandimandir police station under the POCSO Act. The victim’s mother had submitted that she had gone for work at Kalka and her daughter was alone at home when their neighbour, a 15-yearold boy, raped her daughter. The incident was two months old, but was narrated by the victim to her mother now. — TNS
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