31072018-JTR-01.qxd 7/31/2018 1:23 AM Page 1 c m y b TUESDAY | 31 JULY 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Woman dies of diarrhoea For that killer look Bye to small screen A 28-year-old woman of Ekta Nagar locality dies after consuming contaminated water. P2 Cosmetic procedures are no longer just an exclusive preserve of the stars. P3 Actress Digangana Suryavanshi has decided to say goodbye to television. P4 FORECAST RAIN LIKELY | MAX 34°C MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 33°C MIN 26°C | SUNSET TUESDAY 7.24 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5.44 AM 5 youths loot over ~9 lakh from bank Our Correspondent Accused take away staff’s wallets, cell phones Mahilpur (Hoshiarpur), July 30 Five masked youths robbed around Rs 10 lakh from a branch of Axis Bank located on the outskirts of the nearby Kot Fatuhi town. The five accused with revolvers came to the bank and looted Rs 9,60,000 in cash from the bank’s safe. Wallets and four mobile phones of bank employees were also taken away by them. According to information, the incident took place about 1:05 pm on Monday when a youth, who had wrapped his head with a veil, entered the bank. He took a slip and The five accused with revolvers came to Axis Bank and looted Rs 9,60,000 in cash from the bank’s safe. Wallets and four mobile phones of bank employees were also taken away by them. After the incident, they fled in a car parked a little away from the bank. They also tried to take away the DVR attached to the CCTV cameras of the bank but failed to do so. returned immediately. The security guard sitting inside went to him outside the bank and asked the reason for returning without any work. The youth said he had to go to a SBI branch but came here by mistake. Afterwards, when the bank guard entered the bank and closed its glass door, four persons, along with the youth, entered the bank by pushing the guard. They took out revolvers and one of them put a revolver on the bank manager’s temple, who was sitting on the cashier’s counter. The robbers after looting the money escaped from the spot. They also snatched wallets and cell phones of employees. They also tried to take away the DVR attached to the CCTV cameras of the bank but failed to do so. After the incident, they fled in a car parked a little away from the bank. Bank manager Bhuvneshwar Bhargav said at the time of the incident, he along with cashier Jaspal Singh, office boy Money Kumar and guard Antaryami were present in the bank. After getting information, district police chief J Ellanchezhian, SP (D) Harpreet Singh Mander, Udham Singh’s Shaheedi Diwas to be observed tomorrow in Ajnala Aakanksha N Bhardwaj Tribune News Service Jalandhar, July 30 Members of the Desh Bhagat Yadgar Hall Committee will be observing the Shaheedi Diwas of Shaheed Udham Singh on August 1 in Ajnala, Amritsar. The members will also remember martyrs of the 1857 revolt, whose mortal remains were exhumed from a well in Ajnala. Amolak Singh, convener of the committee, said the function was scheduled to be held in Ajnala to mark the two events. Every year, the committee members celebrate and commemorate every event related to the great freedom fighters of the country with full respects. Udham Singh was born on December 12, 1899, at Sunam in Shaheed Udham Singh Warish Shah’s book owned by martyr on display s A copy of ‘Heer’, a book (see pic ) written by Sufi poet Waris Shah, that was owned by Shaheed Udham Singh himself, is displayed at the Yadgar Hall. Its pages also have the signature of the martyr. Punjab. To avenge the Jallianwala Bagh massacre, he went to England, shot and killed Michael O’Dwyer, former Governor of Punjab. Udham Singh was hanged in Penton Ville Jail, London, on July 31, 1940. A copy of ‘Heer’, written by Sufi poet Waris Shah, that was owned by the martyr himself is displayed here at the Yadgar Hall. The pages also have the signature of Shaheed Udham Singh. Continued on page 2 Skull found hanging from tree Hoshiarpur, July 25 The police have found a skull hanging from a tree and the trunk lying on the ground beneath it from the forest of Dagana village near the Bhangi cho. The body has been kept in the mortuary of the local Civil Hospital for identification. As per the police, the deceased might have committed suicide by hanging with a rope at least 20 days ago. More details could be known only after the arrival Victim might have committed suicide around 20 days ago, say police of the autopsy report. The matter came to the fore when a farmer from the village while returning from his farm late in the evening felt foul smell near the forest along Dagana. After returning to the village, he informed the village sarpanch and others. Later, sarpanch informed the Model Town police station. The police reached the spot as soon as the information was received. The police have sent the body to the Civil Hospital for autopsy. A mobile phone was found from the pocket of the deceased, which was not working. The victim seems to be a migrant labourer. Investigation is on in the case. — OC c m y b DSP Raj Kumar Garshankar, DSP Rakesh Kumar Chabbewal, SHO Baljit Singh Hundal, Additional SHO Neelam Kumari and other police personnel reached the bank. During the investigation, the CCTV footage was checked in which a Volkswagen Polo car used by the robbers was identified. The guard identified the youth who had entered the branch first as a person living in a nearby village. He already had FIRs lodged against him. According to the police, the vehicle’s location was traced to moving towards Chandigarh from Shahid Bhagat Singh Nagar. City financier assaulted for ~20 Jalandhar, July 30 A city-based financier was brutally assaulted by some street vendors in Raj Nagar here over a brawl for Rs 20. As per Ajinder Pal Singh, he, along with his wife, was on the way home when they stopped the car near a cart. He bought four burgers and offered Rs 100 while the vendor demanded Rs 120. Following this, both entered into a brawl and the vendors standing nearby also came to the spot. Continued on page 2 Minor tussle over girl leads to firing incident in city Cops identify over 10 accused; scuffle creates panic among residents Rachna Khaira Tribune News Service Jalandhar, July 30 A minor scuffle between two youths over a girl led to firing of a gunshot in the congested bus stand area on Monday. Though no casualty was reported in the incident, it has created a panic among city residents. Preliminary investigation in the case revealed that the shot was fired by a member of the Lahoriya gang. Arsh Lahoriya, the cousin of the Suraj Lahoriya, head of the Lahoriya gang, was allegedly fired the gun shot at the other youth, identified as Gursharan Singh. Police sources said Gursharan and the girl were enrolled for a personal grooming course in a make-up institute in the area. Another youth Sahil too had taken training from the same institute a few months ago and was known to Gursharan and the girl. On Monday, when Gursharan and the girl were sitting outside the institute, Sahil reached the place for some work and allegedly teased the girl. It infuriated Gursharan and both of them entered into a brawl. Police officials at the crime spot near the bus stand in Jalandhar on Monday. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH After much hullabaloo, both of them threatened each other of dire consequences and left the spot. Eyewitnesses revealed that within a few minutes, both of them returned along with five cars carrying over 24 youths carrying arms and sharp weapons. Police Commissioner Praveen Sinha confirmed that Sahil returned with members of the Suraj Lahoriya gang. Among them, Arsh Lahoria was carrying a .12 bore gun and allegedly fired at Gursharan. However, the shot was missed and the youths managed to escape from the spot. Sinha said directions were issued to the police team to take out details of the arms licences issued to the youths Continued on page 2
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