08062018-CT-01.qxd 6/8/2018 1:07 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE FRIDAY | 8 JUNE 2018 | CHANDIGARH Major setback for PU Encroachments removed Anusha in final PU fails to find a place among top universities in QS World University Rankings-2019. P2 Enforcement wing of the city civic body removes encroachments, illegal vendors from Sec 15, 16. P5 Anusha beats Yashika to book a berth in the girls’ under-16 final of STA Talent Series Tennis Tournament. P6 FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY | MAX 39°C MIN 28°C | YESTERDAY MAX 39.5°C MIN 27.2°C | SUNSET FRIDAY 7.28 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 5.21 AM 23-year-old youth shot in Nayagaon Seeking blessings Was attacked by bike-borne men after arguments Tribune News Service BJP national president Amit Shah pays obeisance at a gurdwara in Sector 44, Chandigarh, on Thursday evening. He later went to meet Milkha Singh at his residence in Sector 8. Earlier in the day, he met Olympian Balbir Singh Senior at his residence in Sector 36. TRIBUNE PHOTO: NITIN MITTAL PAGE 6 HCS officer arrested Finally, PGI admits for molestation dog-bite victim Tribune News Service Released on bail Tribune News Service Panchkula, June 7 The local police today arrested an HCS officer, Reagan Kumar, for allegedly molesting a woman employee of the office. The accused was produced before a local court and released on bail. Kumar was holding the post of Administrative Officer-cum-Secretary and CEO of Utkarsh Society, Secondary Education Department, Haryana Government. In her complaint, the The officer, Reagan Kumar, was produced before a local court and released on bail. Chandigarh, June 7 After The Tribune highlighted the plight of a man who was made to shuttle from one hospital to another for the treatment of his 13-year-old son Amit, a dog-bite victim, the PGI admitted the child today and started his treatment. Savita Kumari, HoD, Internal Medicine, PGI, said, “The treatment has begun and depending on the reports, the boy will be shifted to the neurology department. In a majority of the cases, we send woman had alleged that on May 28, the official called her to his cabin and offered her coffee, which she refused. The woman claimed that on May 29, the official again called her to his cabin and tried to sexually abuse her. She claimed that she called up her brother and submitted a complaint to the Haryana continued on page 4 Amit the dog-bite victim after administering vaccine as we have limited bed availability. continued on page 4 WOMAN’S DEATH IN POOL Gym owner, trainer booked for negligence Relatives of the victim, Gurmeet Kaur, come out of the Phase 1 police station in Mohali on Thursday. A TRIBUNE PHOTO Tribune News Service Mohali, June 7 After a 54-year-old woman drowned in a swimming pool of a gym in the industrial area, Phase 7, here, the gym owner and the trainer on duty at the time of the incident have been booked for causing death due to negligence. The FIR has been filed against Anil Prachit, owner of OZI Gym, and Manjeet Singh, trainer of the victim. Preliminary tests suggest that the victim may have died due to drowning. The victim, Gurmeet Kaur, a resident of Sector 71, had joined the gym a few days ago to learn swimming. It is learnt that she had entered the pool for just the second time yesterday, but was left alone there. While she had She wanted to learn swimming, had entered pool for just the second time: Kin entered a 4-foot-deep area, she went towards the area where the depth was 5 ft. There, she could not swim and struggled to keep her head above the water. However, there was no one to help her and she drowned. The police have gathered the CCTV footage of the area, which shows that the body kept floating in the water. The “negligent” trainers thought that she was swimming. When they discovered that something was wrong, they checked and saw that she was continued on page 6 c m y b Mohali, June 7 A 23-year-old safai karamchari working at the PGI was allegedly shot dead by two motorcycle-borne men in the Nayagaon area this evening. Saurabh, alias Mandy, received two bullets of the four that were reportedly fired by the assailants. The incident took place at Adarsh Nagar Colony where the assailants arrived and the pillion rider fired at Saurabh. He was taken to the PGI where he was declared brought dead. The police suspect it to be a case of old enmity. The police recovered four shells from the crime scene and suspect that a .32 bore pistol was used by the assailants. One of the bullets hit Saurabh in the chest. The victim was playing cards at a public place when the motorcycle-borne assailants arrived and asked him to come towards a secluded spot. They went a few metres away and had heated arguments with each other. An eyewitness told the police that seconds after the arguments, one of the motorcycle riders pulled out a pistol and allegedly fired four bullets from point-blank range at the victim. The Mohali police have registered a case of murder at the Nayagaon police station. The police have identified one of the Gold chain snatched from Sec 49 woman Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 7 Two motorcycle-borne miscreants snatched a gold chain from a woman in Sector 49 while she was having a morning walk. The victim has been identified as Nirmala Devi, a resident of Sector 49. The police said the miscreants, who were riding a black motorcycle, targeted the victim near the PGI society around 6.30 am. The accused sped away from the spot. The victim failed to note down the registration number of the motorcycle. The police were informed about the incident after which a police team reached the spot and initiated an investigation. A case has been registered against unknown persons at the Sector 49 police station. ~2,500 snatched The spot where the youth, Saurabh, alias Mandy, was murdered in Nayagaon, Mohali, on Thursday evening. A TRIBUNE PHOTO Victim was involved in snatchings, assaults According to the police, the victim was involved in four or five assault and snatching cases registered in the city and Mohali. The police suspect it could be a case of a gang war or a deal gone bad. One of the two accused identified Assailants fired four shots at victim The police have identified one of the two accused, but are yet to arrest him. According to the SHO of the Nayagaon police station, his name is Akash and he was known to the victim. In another incident of snatching, three miscreants riding an auto reportedly snatched Rs 2,500 from a person at the Housing Board light point on Thursday night. The police were informed about the incident, who visited the spot and initiated an investigation. An eyewitness told the police that one of the motorcycle riders allegedly fired four bullets from point-blank range at the victim. Two bullets reportedly hit the him. two accused, but are yet to arrest him. According to the Station House Officer of the Nayagaon police station, his name is Akash and he was known to the victim. POWER SHUTDOWN CHANDIGARH 10 am to 2 pm : Parts of Sec 43
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