10112017-CT-01.qxd 11/10/2017 12:45 AM Page 1 cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE FRIDAY | 10 NOVEMBER 2017 | CHANDIGARH Nursery admissions Pollution level Kaavya in final Admission process for nursery and pre-nursery classes in private schools to start on November 30. P2 Pollution level in Chandigarh at a record high, far higher than that recorded on Diwali. P3 Second seed Kaavya dumps Vanshika to enter final of tennis tournament. P6 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 28°C MIN 14°C | YESTERDAY MAX 27.4°C MIN 13.4°C | SUNSET FRIDAY 5.29 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 6.44 AM Youth, father thrashed by bouncers in club Chandigarh, November 9 A 21-year-old youth and his father who, along with other family members, had gone to a club in the Industrial Area, Phase I, to watch Jasmine SandHardik Chadha las’ show, were allegedly thrashed by bouncers last night. Sources said the victims, Hardik Chadha (21) and his father Rajeev Chadha (45), residents of Sector 16, Panchkula, had gone to the club along with the family. The victim’s mother said her son wanted to get a selfie clicked with the singer following which he went close to the stage. She said it was then that a bouncer pushed him. The incident led to an altercation. The victim’s father intervened after which both of them were thrashed. The bouncers then moved them out of the club. Rajeev, in his complaint to the police, alleged that his gold chain was also snatched by the bouncers. The police were informed after which both victims were taken to the GMCH, Sector 32, for a medical examination. A police complaint has been made at the Industrial Area police station and a daily diary report lodged. — TNS SD College student found dead in car First arrest made in HCS (Judicial) paper leak case Vehicle found on P’kula-Morni road |Bullet injury on forehead |German-made pistol recovered Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Panchkula, November 9 A 19-year-old youth, a resident of Sector 4, Panchkula, was found dead in his car with a bullet injury on his forehead on the PanchkulaMorni road this morning. The deceased has been identified as Tanishq Bhasin, a second-year student of SD College, Chandigarh. Tanishq’s father Sunil Bhasin is an advocate in the Punjab and Haryana High Court. Prime facie, the police are suspecting it to be a case of suicide as there was a bullet injury at the centre of his forehead, but they have not ruled out the murder angle also. The Panchkula police recovered a German-made pistol and a bag from the car. Family members said their son could not have committed suicide and demanded a thorough probe into the incident. No suicide note was recovered from the car. Panchkula ACP (Law and Order) Nupur Bishnoi said in the morning, a passerby informed the police about the car. After reaching the spot, the police opened the car with the help of a mechanic as it was locked from inside and found Tanishq’s body on the driver’s Had left home at 6.30 pm on November 8 Rang up at 10.30 pm to say he wasn’t coming Panchkula Police commissioner AS Chawla said Tanishq had left his home at 6.30 pm on November 8. The police are trying to ascertain where he spent the night and the people whom he contacted or met before his death, sources said. His uncle Anil Bhasin said Tanishq had called up the family around 8.30 pm on November 8 that he was coming for dinner. However, he again called up at 10.30 pm to say that he was not coming for dinner. On Thursday morning, the family came to know about his death, he said. UNANSWERED QUESTIONS 1 The pistol did not belong to Tanishq or his family members. If it is a case of suicide, from where did he get the pistol. Or was it somebody else who used the pistol to murder Tanishq? 2 If it is a case of suicide, why was there no suicide note in the Toyota Corolla car or in his bag? 3 The police also found a knife in his bag. Why was he carrying a knife? TANISHQ BHASIN, THE DECEASED The car in which Tanishq Bhasin was found dead parked at a police station; (below left) blood stains on the seat; and (right) Sunil Bhasin (black T-shirt), father of the deceased, being consoled in Panchkula on Thursday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: NITIN MITTAL PISTOL DOES NOT BELONG TO US, SAYS FAMILY The family has told the police that the German-made pistol, which was recovered from the car, was not their weapon. The father told the police that they did not know anything about the pistol. A senior police official said it was not easy to procure a German-made pistol and they were checking from where this pistol was bought. TANISHQ WAS GOOD IN STUDIES: FATHER Tanishq’s father Sunil Bhasin, while talking to the media at the Chandimandir police station, said their son could not have committed suicide. “He was very good in studies,” he said. UNCLE WANTS ALL ANGLES PROBED Anil Bhasin, Tanishq’s uncle, said it was difficult for the family to believe that he committed suicide. He was intelligent and always scored around 95 per cent marks. The police should probe this case from all angles, he said. POSTMORTEM TO BE CONDUCTED TODAY seat. The police also recovered his mobile phone from the car, she said. The police also recovered a German-made pistol, which was lying close to Tanishq’s right hand. Panchkula Police Commissioner AS Chawla said after preliminary investigation, they came to know about the owner of the white Toyota Corolla. The bag found in the car contained books, a laptop and a knife. The police were probing all angles and were collecting the call detail record of Tanshiq’s mobile phone, which was also found in the car, he said. The postmortem of the body will be conducted at the General Hospital, Sector 6, Panchkula, on Friday. The body has been kept at the mortuary. ts Ploring nea ssion se Pos c m y b Chandigarh, November 9 The police have made the first arrest in the HCS (Judicial) paper leak case. The police have arrested Sunita, one of the beneficiaries. The accused was produced in a local court today, which sent her to three-day police custody. Police officials said the accused was arrested from Najafgarh, Delhi. An FIR in the paper leak case was registered on September 19 after the Punjab and Haryana High Court recommended scrapping of the HCS (Judicial) preliminary examination. Three persons — Registrar (Recruitment) Balwinder Sharma and two beneficiaries Sunita and Sushila — were booked by the police. A High Court committee looking into the case had recommended scrapping of the examination after prima facie finding that some candidates had access to the question paper. continued on page 5 POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 9 am to 1 pm: Parts of Sector 26, Industrial Area, Phase 1, Kalagram, Railway Colony, sleeper factory, Rai Pur village and Vikas Nagar in Mani Majra 10 am to 2 pm: Parts of Sec 47-D
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