09062018-CT-01.qxd 6/9/2018 12:29 AM Page 1 c m y b cHANDIGARH TRIBUNE SATURDAY | 9 JUNE 2018 | CHANDIGARH Teachers canecharged P’kula garbage dump Anusha wins tennis title Police resort to mild lathicharge, use water cannons on protesting computer teachers. P2 Panchkula MC plans to shift garbage dump from Sector 23 to Bhanu village. P4 Anusha Verma registers win over Milli Pandit in STA-AITA tennis tournament final. P10 FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY | MAX 38°C MIN 28°C | YESTERDAY MAX 39.6°C MIN 30.6°C | SUNSET SATURDAY 7.23 PM SUNRISE SUNDAY 5.21 AM Expect rain from June 9 to 12 Chandigarh: A cloud cover followed by is expected to bring respite to city residents from the rising mercury. According to the Met Department, there are strong chances of thundershowers from June 9 to June 12. Besides the heat, the moisture content in the air has also increased to 71 per cent. Man falls from 4th floor, dies Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 8 A 34-year-old man, a resident of Sector 25, reportedly died after falling from the fourth floor of the house on Friday night. Sources said the victim had been identified as Ankit. The victim was rushed to the PGI by his family where doctors declared him brought dead. The police were informed, who have initiated an investigation into the matter at the Sector 11 police station. Amit PGI offers free treatment to dog-bite victim Tribune News Service Chandigarh, June 8 The PGI has offered free treatment to 13-year-old dogbite victim Amit, a resident of Vikas Nagar in Daria village. Confirming the development, Prof Jagat Ram, PGI Director, said, “All expenses incurred on the treatment of the dog-bite victim will be borne by us.” Amit was admitted to the hospital yesterday after The Tribune highlighted his plight. continued on page 2 12-yr-old boy crushed to death under truck Was riding cycle; kin, residents go on rampage, damage truck union office Tribune News Service Mohali, June 8 A 12-year-old boy was crushed to death under a truck at Phase 6, Mohali, this morning. The family of the child and residents went on the rampage soon after and allegedly threw stones at the truck union office and broke windowpanes. They were demanding that the owner and driver of the truck be presented at the spot. Shivam, a resident of Valmiki Colony, Phase 6, was playing outside the gate of the truck union office around 10.15 am when the truck came out of the gate and crushed him. The victim was a student of Class II though he was 12 years old. Shivam’s parents are daily wage earners. The deceased is survived by a brother as well. The family and residents of Valmiki Colony wrapped the body of the child in a bedsheet, sat around it and started a protest at the truck union office. Soon, the matter escalated and heated arguments took place. The protesters started throwing stones at the union office, which were later reportedly returned by the union. The entire incident took place in front of the police, who watched as mute spectators. Soon, another police party arrived and brought the situation under control. At least six persons received minor injuries. The windowpanes of the union office and Relatives try to console the wailing mother of the victim, Shivam, at Phase 6 in Mohali on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: VICKY Strike at three houses, decamp with over ~3 lakh, gold items Tribune News Service Panchkula, June 8 Thieves targeted three houses within 24 hours in Panchkula district. In the first case, thieves targeted the house of a hotelier in Sector 26 here and decamped with cash and gold items. The complainant, Amit Arora (35), the owner of a hotel in Dera Bassi, said he, along with his family, had gone out of station on June 3. When the family members Shivam, the victim The truck union office that was damaged by irate kin and residents. those of four trucks and an SUV were damaged. The family members of the victim were adamant that the owner and driver of the truck be presented at the spot. The police gradually managed to calm them down. While Shivam’s mother was inconsolable, his cousin Rohini said the death was caused by a rashly driven truck. Ramu, uncle of the deceased, said Shivam was a student of a government school in Phase 6 and was playing outside. “He was playing on his cycle when the truck mercilessly crushed him; the driver fled the spot,” he said. The police said the boy was crushed to death while riding a cycle. The truck was coming outside from the premises of the union office. The in-charge of the Phase 6 police post, Bhupinder Singh, said they had registered a case against the truck driver. Eight months on, made to stand till the rising of the court, fined ~1,000 Ishrat S Banwait Tribune News Service Rahul, who was punished for flouting the cracker ban, at the District Courts, Sector 43. Sector 22 resident Rahul (31) was booked by the police on the night of October 19, 2017. According to the FIR, he was seen bursting crackers outside his residence at 10.20 pm. This was a violation of Section 188 of the IPC and the police booked him. At that time, the High Court had passed an order that crackers could be burst only between 6.30 pm and 9.30 pm. c m y b Rahul burst crackers in the presence of a police party that was patrolling the area. However, Rahul pleaded ignorance saying that he was unaware of the order. While he was released on bail on the spot, he had to face a trial in the case, which was decided today. Speaking to Chandigarh Tribune, Rahul said, “I’m relieved that I will not have to come to the court again.” returned on Friday, they found the house ransacked. The police said Rs 3 lakh and 350 gm of gold were found stolen from the house. The police have registered a case under Sections 380 Theft accused escapes from custody, arrested Tribune News Service Flouting Diwali cracker ban costs man dear Chandigarh, June 8 A city-based cloth shop owner had to face a trial for eight months for flouting the Diwali cracker ban. He violated the Administrator’s order and was booked for bursting crackers after the stipulated time. Today, he was punished by a court and made to stand till the rising of the court and was also fined Rs 1,000. Thieves have a field day in Panchkula Chandigarh, June 8 A Dadu Majra resident, who was arrested for committing a theft at his own house, escaped from the police custody on Thursday while he was being brought to the Maloya police station from a local court. The accused was later nabbed by the police. According to the police, the accused, Gurwinder Singh, alias Gaggi, a resident of Dadu Majra village, was arrested on June 6 on a complaint of his father Amrik Singh, who had alleged that Gaggi committed a theft at his house. Amrik had alleged that his son had stolen gold and silver jewellery and Rs 20,000 from the house on May 27, following which a case of theft was registered at the Maloya police station. Was held on father’s complaint for theft at his own house A team of the Maloya police arrested the accused and produced him in the court on Thursday. While being brought back from the court, the accused pushed one of the cops and escaped from outside the police station. Sources said the cops had parked the police vehicle outside the police station when the accused pushed the cop and ran away. The cops immediately launched a hunt and after a few hours, the accused was nabbed. A case under Section 224 (resistance or obstruction by a person to his lawful apprehension) of the IPC has been registered at the Maloya police station. (theft in dwelling house) and 457 (lurking house trespass or house-breaking by night in order to commit an offence) of the IPC. In the second case, thieves targeted a house in the Chandimandir Cantonment area. House owner NK Rajkumar had gone to the Command Hospital. When he returned home, he found cash and jewellery missing. In the third case, thieves targeted a locked house in Sector 20. Day after, 9 booked for youth’s murder Tribune News Service Mohali, June 8 A day after a 23-year-old PGI safai karamchari was shot dead allegedly by two motorcycle-borne youths in Nayagaon, the police have booked nine persons — Aakash, Deepak, Amandeep, Nanu, Shamu, Udu and Shallu, and two others, all residents of Janta Colony, Nayagaon. According to the police, the names have been included after recording the statements of the family and other witnesses. Saurabh, alias Mandy, received two bullets while four shots were reportedly fired at him by the assailants. The incident took place at Adarsh Nagar Colony where the accused arrived and the continued on page 2
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