29012019-CT-01.qxd 1/29/2019 12:22 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE TUESDAY | 29 JANUARY 2019 | CHANDIGARH CITY TRANSGENDERS FACE SEXUAL ABUSE: PU STUDY Transgenders face sexual abuse, police harassment and find difficulty in getting jobs, says a PU study. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY WHAT’S ON CHANDIGARH COMEDY PLAY: ‘Je ashiq mil jaandey’, at Tagore Theatre; 6.30 pm LECTURE: Brij Narain Memorial Lecture by Prof Ramesh Chand, member, NITI Aayog, at Golden Jubilee Hall, PU; 10.30 am HINDI PLAY: ‘Agg ikk baat hai’ by Dr Navdeep Kaur and Teekam Joshi at Randhawa Auditorium; 6.30 pm TFT WINTER FEST: Play, ‘Veer Raja Nahar Singh’, by TFT Group at Bal Bhawan; 6.30 pm TALK: Lecture on ‘Land and terrorist in the thought of Deleuze and Guattari’ by Prof Manola Antonioli at Mulk Raj Anand Auditorium, Arts Block-I, PU; 3 pm APNI MANDI: Apni Mandi will be held at Sector 29, 56 and Dhanas TRICITY FUEL PRICES PETROL DIESEL CHANDIGARH ~67.39 ~62.86 PANCHKULA ~71.76 ~65.49 MOHALI ~77.01 ~66.52 PAGE 2 PAGE 3 MC DISPENSARIES RUN OUT OF ANTI-RABIES VACCINE Non-availability of the anti-rabies vaccine has left patients harassed at MC dispensaries in Sectors 19 & 39. MAX 19°C | MIN 7°C | YESTERDAY MAX 18.5°C | MIN 5.3°C SUNSET TUESDAY 5:56 PM Another cop on the run, booked; ‘deal’ was settled for ~55,000 Tribune News Service TAINT ON KHAKI NOTHING NEW ■ May 15 , 2018: SI Sewa The graft accused SHO of the Mauli Jagran police station, Baljit Singh (right), with a CBI sleuth in Chandigarh. RAVI KUMAR CONSTABLE TOOK ~45,000 ON BEHALF OF SHO In his complaint to the CBI, Ramesh alleged that the SHO of the Mauli Jagran police station demanded a bribe of ~1.20 lakh for not registering a case against his nephew and others. The bribe amount was negotiated and reduced to ~55,000, after which the complainant gave ~10,000 to the cops the same day. Ramesh then approached the CBI following which a trap was laid outside a tavern at Mauli Jagran on Monday. CBI sleuths claimed that Constable Surinder Rathi took ~45,000 on behalf of the SHO, after which he was nabbed. The sleuths then reached the Mauli Jagran police station and arrested the SHO. Ramesh then approached the CBI with his complaint following which a trap was laid outside the tavern at Mauli Jagran today. CBI sleuths claimed that Constable Surinder Rathi took Rs 45,000 on behalf of the SHO, after which he was nabbed. The constable was then asked to make a call to the SHO to inform him about the money being received. The CBI sleuths then reached the Mauli Jagran police station and arrested the SHO. Sources said another constable’s role in the case was also being probed, who was at large. A case under Section 7 of the Prevention of Corruption Act and Section 120-B of the IPC has been registered against both suspects. The c m y b Singh, posted at the Industrial Area police station, was nabbed while allegedly taking ~5,000 as bribe ■ October 24, 2017: SI Mohan Singh of the Sector 31 police station was arrested while taking a bribe of ~2 lakh ■ May 23, 2017: Head constable of the UT police, posted at the Sarangpur police station, arrested by the CBI while taking a bribe of ~10,000 from a woman ■ January 1, 2017: Raj Kumar, a head constable posted at the Sector 31 police station, arrested for allegedly taking a bribe of ~5,000 duo will be produced before the CBI court tomorrow. Baljit Singh was held for graft earlier too Bajlit Singh, who was a subinspector in 2007 and was posted as the in-charge of the Mauli Jagran police post along with two other cops, was arrested by the CBI for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs continued on page 3 PAGE 6 Mohali’s Jasnoor bags three gold on opening day of the Punjab State Swimming Championship at PU. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 7:15 AM CBI traps 2 cops in graft net Chandigarh, January 28 In yet another CBI trap on UT cops, sleuths nabbed the SHO of the Mauli Jagran police station, Inspector Baljit Singh, and a constable for allegedly taking a bribe of Rs 45,000. Another constable, who has been booked by the CBI, is at large. Sources said Ramesh Kumar of Mauli Jagran had approached the CBI with a complaint that the SHO and two other cops were demanding a bribe from him. On January 26, police personnel from the Mauli Jagran police station had rounded up a few persons, including Ramesh’s nephew, on allegations that they sold drugs. The police had claimed that they had recovered three packets of charas from them. In his complaint to the CBI, Ramesh, who runs a tavern in Mauli Jagran, alleged that the SHO of the Mauli Jagran police station demanded a bribe of Rs 1.20 lakh for not registering a case against his nephew and others. The bribe amount was negotiated and reduced to Rs 55,000, after which the complainant gave Rs 10,000 to the cops the same day. SWIMMING C’SHIP: JASNOOR CLINCHES 3 GOLD MEDALS TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARH TRIBUNE ‘Drug queen’ held with 10-gm heroin Was earlier sentenced to 10-year jail Tribune News Service Chandigarh, January 28 A 50-year-old woman, who has several cases, including under the NDPS Act, registered against her in the city and was also sentenced to 10year imprisonment in 2015, has once again been arrested by the Chandigarh Police with heroin. According to the police, the woman, Bala, a resident of Sector 38, was arrested from Dhanas village while possessing 10 gm of heroin. A case under the NDPS Act Bala, the accused has been registered against the woman at the Sarangpur police station. Bala is infamous as “drug queen”, who continued on page 3 Labourer killed in Sector 44, two arrested Tribune News Service Chandigarh, January 28 A labourer was murdered allegedly by two other labourers at Labour Colony, Sector 44, last night. According to the police, complainant Guddu Kumar, a resident of Labour Colony, said he, along with his friend Lalit Kumar, was coming towards his shanty after purchasing clothes when the two suspects, Sandeep Verma (23) and Monu (19), stopped them and started arguing with Lalit. Since Lalit had enmity with the suspects, they started beating him with continued on page 3 15-year-old hit by car, dies Victim had got down from tractor to buy sweets Tribune News Service Panchkula, January 28 A 15-year-old boy died on the spot after being hit by a Swift car in Raipur Rani block today. The victim, Monu, a native of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, was sitting on a tractor with his relative Harbans Singh, a resident of Kakkar- majra village in Ambala. Harbans Singh is into the business of transporting construction material in his tractor-trailer. Both were going from the Mouli bus stand to Kakraali road. Around 2 pm, Monu asked Harbans Singh to stop the tractor as he wanted to buy sweets from a shop. According to the FIR, as he got down from the tractor, a Swift car (HR 03V 0902), which was coming from Mouli, hit him and sped away. Monu died on the spot due to head injuries. “We have registered a case for causing death by negligence and rash driving. The car driver is absconding,” said Sub-Inspector Jaswinder Singh, in-charge of the Mouli police post.
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