20082018-JTR-01.qxd 8/20/2018 1:26 AM Page 1 c m y b MONDAY | 20 AUGUST 2018 | JALANDHAR JALANDHAR TRIBUNE Stray cattle pose threat Saqib unplugged Love saga Stray cattle continue to be a serious threat to residents in almost every part of the city. P2 Actor Saqib Saleem shares how success and failure are relative terms. P3 Prince Narula and Yuvika Chaudhary are one of the mostloved couples of telly town. P4 FORECAST CLOUDY | MAX 33°C MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 33°C MIN 27°C | SUNSET MONDAY 7.06 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 5.57 AM Peddlers will not be spared, say Dayalpur residents On wrong foot Hold third rally against drug menace Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service A part of the AstroTurf suffered damages as hockey players play a cricket match at Burlton Park in Jalandhar. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH MINOR GIRL’S DEATH UNDER BUS Departmental probe begins against ASI after kin allege tampering of registration number Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 19 A departmental probe has begun against ASI Jang Bahadur, who was posted at the Adampur police station here, a day after a 13-year-old was crushed to death by a school bus at Safipur village. The parents of the victim, Rachna, alleged that the ASI, who was also the inquiry officer in the case, tried to tamper with the registration number of the bus to save the school authori- Parents threaten protest The parents of the 13-year-old victim demanded action against the ASI and said they will not cremate her body till the police take action against the policeman. They said they will hold a protest outside the Adampur police station. ties. The victim was coming from her school when her bicycle was hit by the speeding bus of a private school resulting in her death. The parents alleged that the ASI, after the incident, tampered with the registration number of the bus which was involved in the accident. Later, the parents refused to cremate the body of the victim. The parents reportedly demanded action against the ASI and said they would not cremate the body till the police take action against him. They said they would hold a protest out- Lover booked for woman’s suicide Our Correspondent Phagwara, August 19 The Phagwara police were forced to change the Section from 174, CrPC, to Section 306, IPC, against a youth, Inder, the boyfriend of the 18year-old woman, Manisha, who allegedly committed suicide after being jilted by her lover and live-streamed it on social media on Friday. Mandeep Singh, Superintendent of Police, Phagwara, said here on Sunday that the woman belonged to Hoshiarpur district but was living in a rented accommodation at Mansa Devi Nagar mohalla here. A suicide note found in her room mentions that she committed suicide due to unrequited love and betrayal by her boy friend. The accused was mentioned in the note as her lover, but his whereabouts were not mentioned and they were probing the matter, he said. The body was kept in the mortuary of the local Civil Hospital. Her father is an NRI settled in France while her mother died some time ago, the SP said, adding that the police had informed her father. The police have taken the mobile phone of the deceased in their custody for further investigation. Earlier, the police registered the case under Section 174, CrPC, on Friday but the section was changed to 306, IPC, after getting the video on Instagram. side the police station. SSP Navjot Singh Mahal said the departmental inquiry had begun and action would be taken accordingly. Meanwhile, a case was registered under Sections 304A (causing death by negligence), 279 (rash driving or riding on a public way) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of Rs 50) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) against the accused driver, identified as Sarabjit Singh, a resident of Hoshiarpur, at the Adampur police station. Man arrested on rape charge Jalandhar, August 19 A 25-year-old woman from Shahkot filed a complaint with the police that she had allegedly been raped repeatedly for the past six years. The accused, Manjinder Singh of Malsian, has been arrested. As per the complaint, he had first raped her in 2012 and had threatened her with dire consequences that if she tell it to anyone, he would kill her father and brother. But it was on August 18 that she decided to break her silence and lodge the complaint. — TNS Admn to send 1,000 quintals of food material for Kerala flood victims Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 19 In consonance with the announcement of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to extend relief worth Rs 10 crore from the state to flood-ravaged Kerala, the Jalandhar administration would airlift 1,000 quintals of ready-to-eat food material from the Adampur airbase on Monday. Deputy Commissioner, Jalandhar, Varinder Kumar Sharma, who monitored the entire exercise of packaging the food material here on Sunday, said one lakh food packets were being made in the district for distribution in the flood-affected state. He said each pack would have one big and two small packets of biscuits, tea, sugar, a bottle of water and milk powder. Sharma said the entire process of packaging would be completed by this Labourers unload food material, to be sent to Kerala, in Jalandhar on Sunday. SARABJIT SINGH evening and the food would be airlifted on Monday from the Adampur airbase. The Deputy Commissioner said to complete the exercise, nearly 1,000 labourers had been deployed. He said 20 senior officers of the district administration, led by Additional Deputy Commissioner (Development) Jitendra Jorwal were overseeing the arrangements for completing the exercise smoothly without any hassle. Sharma said the district administration would ensure that maximum help could be given to the victims of the tragedy. The Deputy Commissioner said the disaster which had struck Kerala recently had been an incident of misfortune for the inhabitants of the state. He said the entire country, especially the residents of the city, would ensure all help to them in this hour of crisis. Sharma said as Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh had already announced help to the state, the district would ensure its maximum participation in the noble cause. c m y b Jalandhar, August 19 Residents of Dayalpur village on Sunday held an anti-drug rally at Morar village against the peddling of drugs in the village. As many as 100 men from Dayalapur, Morar, Hamira and other villages attended the rally, which was the third anti-drug rally hosted entirely as a part of the campaign against drugs initiated by the residents of Dayalpur, after it took up cudgels to rescue 40 per cent of its youth steeped in drugs. The first two rallies by the residents of the village were hosted earlier this year – in July – at Dayalpur and Hamira, the erstwhile hub of drug supply in the region, to counter the menace in the area. Sunday’s rally, however, was primarily directed at a couple of peddlers who, as Residents of Dayalpur village take part in an awareness rally against drugs at Morar village in Kapurthala on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTO 85 youths undergoing treatment As many as 85 youths have been undergoing the drug de-addiction treatment under the campaign of Dayalpur village. These include addicts from neighbouring villages, including Hamira, and Jalandhar, Udhopur, Lambra and Hoshiarpur town. per the residents of Dayalpur, continue to sell drugs in the area despite the crackdown by the police. Harjinder Singh Raja, former Dayalpur sarpanch and the brain behind the drive, in his address to youth of the village said the residents of the village would not allow the sale of drugs in the village and they should ensure action against any peddler who was still indulging in the trade. Satnam Singh, SHO, Subhanpur police station, under which the Morar village falls, was invited to the rally that was slated to begin at 5.30. However, he turned up much earlier for the event at 3.30 and went away early after addressing some of the youngsters who had started gathering early at the spot. As many as 85 youths have been undergoing the drug de-addiction treatment under the campaign of the village. These include addicts from neighbouring villages, including Hamira, and Jalandhar, Udhopur, Lambra and some from as far as Hoshiarpur.
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