29112017-CT-01.qxd 11/29/2017 12:42 AM Page 1 cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE WEDNESDAY | 29 NOVEMBER 2017 | CHANDIGARH Wait for pay panel Encroachments galore Rushil in quarters Panjab University teachers may have to wait longer for the 7th Pay Commission benefits. P2 Food joints and restaurants continue to encroach on government land with impunity. P3 Rushil rallies from a set down to beat Jivaj Chawla, enters tennis quarters. P6 FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY | MAX 25°C MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 24.7°C MIN 8.6°C | SUNSET WEDNESDAY 5.22 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 6.59 AM Victimwasviolated4 times Revised winter flight schedule out Tribune News Service 22-YEAR-OLD’S AUTO DRIVER STILL HOSPITALISED GANG RAPE The 29-year-old auto driver, who attempted suicide at the Burail jail, remained hospitalised for the second day on Tuesday. The accused, Mohammad Irfan, had stabbed himself in the stomach with a broken glass. Amit Sharma Tribune News Service Chandigarh, November 28 The 22-year-old girl was raped four times on the day of the incident. Police sources said Kismat Ali, alias Poppu (21), raped the victim twice. The sources said the victim was taken to a forest area in Sector 53 and raped by Poppu first. The victim was then raped by Mohammad Irfan followed by Mohammad Garib (21). After the trio raped the victim, Poppu again raped her. The sources said since the auto was parked on the slip road, Irfan got scared that some- one might see it after which all three escaped from the spot leaving the victim behind. The police said the tower location of Irfan’s mobile phone was of the area where the gang rape incident took place. Later, the accused went to Sector 35 before returning to Zirakpur. The victim, a native of Dehradun, had hired the auto from Sector 37 for Mohali on November 17. The auto already had two male occupants, who were known to the driver. The auto was stopped near a forest area in Sector 53 where the trio gangraped her in the forest. The images of the accused were caught in a CCTV camera installed at the Sector 42 petrol pump where the accused had stopped to get the fuel tank refilled. A case of gang rape was registered. TRIO TO BE QUIZZED ON LAST YEAR’S GANG RAPE Once brought on production warrant, the Chandigarh Police will also interrogate the trio to establish whether they were involved in the gang rape of a call centre employee in the forest area of Sector 29 in December last year. Sources said if anything crucial came out of their interrogation, their test identification parade (TIP) would be conducted again to get them identified by the victim who was raped in Sector 29. The modus operandi in both gang rape incidents is similar. While the police had arrested one person after he was identified by the victim in the TIP , the second was neither arrested nor identified. The autorickshaw used in the crime was also not recovered. The investigation suffered a major setback when the DNA of the accused did not match with the samples collected from the victim’s clothes. Mohali, November 28 Chandigarh International Airport Limited (CHIAL) today released its revised winter flight schedule that will be implemented from December 3 to February 17, 2018. According to the new schedule, 29 flights will operate from the airport. The first flight will arrive at the airport at 6.55 am from Delhi while the last flight will depart from Chandigarh at 3.30 pm. Air India, Jet Airways and IndiGo will operate seven flights each from the airport. There is no change in the flight operations of Vistara, AirAsia and SpiceJet. The Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi GoAir flight has been cancelled and GoAir will operate one flight to Mumbai, which has been postponed to an afternoon slot. In the new schedule, Air India has cancelled the flight to Kullu, which was started on October 13. An official from Air India said the flight ARRIVAL DEPARTURE ARRIVAL DEPARTURE ARRIVAL DEPARTURE JET AIRWAYS Bengaluru-Chandigarh-Bengaluru Leh-Chandigarh-Leh Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 14:20 14:50 9:30 10:15 7:15 7:40 Dubai-Chandigarh-Delhi** Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 9:10 10:00 10:35 12:05 12:10 12:50 10:35 11:00 Mumbai-Chandigarh-Mumbai 6:55 7:25 13:55 14:20 11:45 12:15 Pune-Chandigarh-Mumbai Jaipur-Chandigarh-Jaipur 14:05 14:35 14:50 15:30 10:50 11:15 Hyderabad-Chandigarh-Hyderabad Sharjah-Chandigarh-Jammu ** Mumbai-Chandigarh-Mumbai 13:45 14:15 14:20 15:20 11:55 12:25 Delhi-Chandigarh-Dubai** Bangkok-Chandigarh-Bangkok 15:10 15:30 14:45 15:45 9:20 13:35 SPICEJET AIR INDIA VISTARA Hyderabad-Chandigarh-Hyderabad Mumbai-Chandigarh-Pune 10:20 10:50 Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 8:35 9:15 Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 11:40 12:15 8:05 8:40 14:45 15:20 Delhi-Chandigarh-Sri Nagar GOAIR 11:30 12:00 Mumbai-Chandigarh-Mumbai Srinagar-Chandigarh-Delhi 12:50 13:20 15:05 15:35 AIRASIA INDIGO Bengaluru-Chandigarh-Bengaluru Delhi-Chandigarh-Delhi 12:35 13:00 7:30 8:00 All flights in the graph will operate from Monday to Saturday except the international flight to Sharjah (on Mon, Thurs, Sat), Air India flight to Leh (Tue, Sat) and AI flight to Bangkok (Mon, Wed, Fri). to Kullu would not operate in the revised schedule due to fog and inclement weather conditions. The official said, “Another Air India flight to Delhi, which was started on October 30 and is the first flight to arrive at the airport, will be discontinued from December 15.” The major addition to the schedule is the Air India international flight to Bangkok, which will operate continued on page 5 SNATCHER GETS SEVEN-YEAR JAIL Panchkula: A local court on Tuesday awarded sevenyear imprisonment to a snatcher. The court also slapped a fine of ~3,000 on Raju, a resident of Pinjore. The case dates back to November 7, 2016, when the Panchkula police booked him in connection with a snatching under various Sections of the IPC. TNS The stretch from Matka Chowk to the Sector 16/17 light point on Jan Marg will be closed for traffic from December 1. MANOJ MAHAJAN UNDERPASS: ROAD TO REMAIN CLOSED FOR 3 MONTHS Chandigarh: With the UT Administration all set to start construction work on the first phase of the pedestrian underpass between Sector 17 and Rose Garden, the service lane and the main carriageway behind the RBI and the James Plaza hotel on Jan Marg from Matka Chowk to the Sector 16/17 light point will be closed for traffic for three months from December 1. The construction work on the pedestrian underpass will be undertaken in two phases. The underpass will be constructed by excavating the carriageway. The work will be undertaken by closing the road partially. Road users are advised to use alternative routes and diversions set by the traffic police during this period. In the second phase, the main carriageway towards Rose Garden will be closed. TNS City’s heritage sold in US for ~22.50 lakh Chandigarh, November 28 The heritage furniture of the city is in total neglect. A dining table designed by Pierre Jeanneret 50 years ago has been auctioned for a whopping Rs 22.50 lakh at an auction held in the USA recently. The dining table, made of teak, was put to auction at a reserve price of $30,000. The price of heritage items taken from the city is increasing at auctions abroad. The dining table designed by Pierre Jeanneret This is the second item from the city to be auctioned after a floor lamp made of steel and aluminum for High Court and Legislative Assembly rooms was auctioned for Rs 16 lakh by an auction house of the UK, Bonhams, in the first week of November. Ajay Jagga, an advocate, who has been raising the issue for long, has written to the Director, CBI, and the Director General, DRI, to start an investigation into the sale. He said steps should be taken to stop such auctions through diplomatic channels. Heritage chairs designed by Le Corbusier and Pierre Jeanneret had fetched Rs 1.14 crore an auction held at Chicago on October 26. — TNS c m y b POLICE MAY GRILL DERA CHIEF The Panchkula police are likely to interrogate Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim in connection with the Panchkula violence, in which 35 people were killed and over 200 injured. PAGE 5
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