03022019-ATR-01.qxd 03-02-2019 00:25 Page 1 c m y b Amritsar TRIBUNE ACTIVISTS HAIL STATE ANIMAL TAG FOR INDUS DOLPHIN Term it as a step towards ensuring preservation of the unique ecosystem of Beas. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF 7 BOOKED FOR ASSAULT Tarn Taran: Seven persons have been booked in connection with an assault in Jauhal Dhai Wala village, 35 km from here. Sub-Inspector Baljinder Singh, SHO, Goindwal Sahib police station, said the accused had been identified as Ganga Singh, his sons Balwinder Singh, Rajwinder Singh of the same village, Gurjit Singh, Gurmit Singh, Inderjit Singh, and Labha Singh of Sangarpur village. The assault took place around a month ago. Complainant Daljit Singh of Jauhal Dhai Wala alleged that the accused thrashed him, took his bike keys, snatched Rs 7,500 and also took away documents pertaining to his land. The SHO said the accused had been absconding. Sections 341, 379, 506, 148 and 149 of the IPC have been slapped. TNS FUEL PRICES PETROL ~76.6 DIESEL ~66.2 WHAT’S ON AMRITSAR CULTURAL FEST: The annual management, cultural and sports festival — AArunya 3.0 — of the IIM, Amritsar, concludes on Sunday. MEDICAL CAMP: A free screening camp for detection of cervical cancer for underprivileged women to be held at the IMA House by Phulkari at 11 am. PLAY: A play — Kujh Taan Karo Yaaro — at Punjab Naatshala at 6 pm. Commendation certificate given Hoshiarpur: The DG’s commendation certificate has been awarded to CRPF Deputy Commandant Vijay Kumar for his commendable services in conducting ‘Amarnath yatra’ succesfully and facilitating the companies deployed there. Vijay Kumar is a native of Hoshiarpur. — OC PAGE 2 PAGE 3 GEETA PHOGAT ON THE RAMP FOR DESIGNER RINA SINGH MALLIKA SHERAWAT MAKES COMEBACK WITH WEB SERIES Wrestling champion Geeta Phogat packs a punch at the Lakme Fashion Week Summer/Resort 2019. MAX 20°C | MIN 4°C | YESTERDAY MAX 19.0°C | MIN 3°C SUNSET SUNDAY 6:06 PM PAGE 4 Mallika Sherawat will be playing a pivotal role in ALTBalaji’s horror comedy series Booo - Sabki Phategi SUNRISE MONDAY 7:22 AM SUNDAY | 3 FEBRUARY 2019 | AMRITSAR Establishments of 5 9 swine flu cases ❝ tax defaulters sealed Tribune News Service Accused of not paying tax since 2013-14 Tribune News Service Amritsar, February 2 The property tax wing of the Municipal Corporation sealed five shops of tax defaulters here on Saturday. The shopkeepers have not paid property tax for 2013-14 till date. The employees sealed a shop of a car dealer and junk seller at Majitha Road, a bakery shop at Mustafabad, a crockery shop and a garments store at Vijay Nagar. Pardeep Rajput, nodal officer, property tax, said the shopkeeprs hadn’t paid property tax since 2013-14. For the recovery of pending tax, the MC has sealed the properties. The team of the Municipal Corporation comprised Pardeep Rajput, Davinder Babbar, Sanjay Gupta, Saravjeet Singh, Jatinder Kumar, Varinder Singh, Mandeep Singh, Manpreet Singh, Pawan Kumar, Vijay Kumar, Ashwani Kumar and Shiv Kumar. Amritsar, February 2 With the Health Department reporting two more swine flu positive cases in the district, the count has reached nine. Dr Navdeep Kaur, nodal officer for swine flu control, said, “The situation is under control. The samples of all patients tested today are negative. The patients admitted to hospitals are recovering.” The department has confirmed three deaths due to the disease in the current season. The district had reported a maximum of six deaths due to disease in 2016. Dr Navdeep Kaur said the private hospitals too had been asked to report such Body found Property tax employees seal a shop on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Jalandhar: A body was found hanging at a park in the industrial area, Jalandhar, on Saturday. Morning walkers spotted the body and informed the police. The area SHO said the deceased was identified as Senti (35), a resident of Sidh Mohalla, near Sodal. His family members said Senti was disturbed due to some dispute in the family for the past few days. — TNS Two arrested with firearms, drugs in city Tribune News Service Amritsar, February 2 The Sadar police have nabbed two persons with habit-forming drugs and two pistols from Laxmi Vihar. In a press release issued here on Saturday, the police stated that the accused had been identified as Ramandeep Singh, alias Deep, of Kotla Tarkhana village and Chanan Singh, alias Channa, of Laksari Nangal village. During search, the police recovered 780 intoxicating tablets and two .32 bore pistols with magazines, 10 live bullets and a motorcycle. A case under Sections 22, 61, 85 of the NDPS Act and 25, 54, 59 of the Arms Act has been registered against them. Further investigation is under way. Meanwhile, the city police held Manjit Singh, alias Makhni, of Prem Nagar, Lovepreet Singh, alias Mangu, of Sundar Nagar, now residing at Palm Vihar, for allegedly possessing 20-gm heroin. In another incident, the police nabbed Anuradha of Dashmesh Avenue, Majitha road, with 105 intoxicating tablets. Separate cases under the NDPS Act have been registered against them while further investigation is under progress. The accused in police custody on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Sun surprise Woman alleges harassment; man arrested Tribune News Service As the city witnessed sunshine after cloudy days, residents turned up at the Jallianwala Bagh in large numbers to bask in the sun in Amritsar on Saturday. PHOTO: SUNIL KUMAR c m y b Amritsar, February 2 A family was booked for allegedly thrashing a pregnant member as well as manhandling cops in Varyam Nangal village on Friday evening. The woman, 25year-old Sandeep Kaur, has also accused them of forcing her to bring dowry. Her father-in-law Balkar Singh has been arrested. Sandeep Kaur mentioned in her police complaint that a couple of months after her marriage with Satnam Singh two years ago, her in-laws started harassing her for dowry. She said that they thrashed her at 7 pm on Friday and locked her in a room. She accused her sister-in-law Kanwaljit Kaur of kicking her stomach “with an intention of causing miscarriage”. According to her, she borrowed a neighbour’s mobile and phoned her brother who came with her father Surta Singh and a police party. continued on page 2 The situation is under control. The samples of all patients tested today are negative. The patients admitted to hospitals are recovering. ❞ Dr Navdeep Kaur, NODAL OFFICER FOR SWINE FLU CONTROL cases immediately so that their samples could be taken. She said that with the Indian Medical Association also creating awareness among doctors, all suspected cases were been reported timely to start treatment at the earliest. The Health Department has urged people to prefer government institutions for swine flu treatment. Travel agent dupes 10 of ~4.5 lakh; case registered Tribune News Service Amritsar, February 2 Around 10 persons have been duped by a woman, who promised Dubai work visa and took Rs 45,000 each from them. She provided them with tourist visa due to which they had to suffer hardships in Dubai. A case has been registered against her but no arrest has been made so far. Sahib Singh of Rangar Nangal village stated to the police that he, along with nine others, gave Rs 45,000 each to Ranjit Kaur, a resident of Baba Sawan Singh Nagar, who promised them two-year work visa for Dubai. However, she gave THE CASE ■ Ranjit Kaur, a resident of Baba Sawan Singh Nagar, promised twoyear work visa for Dubai to 10 youths, but gave them tourist visas. ■ She took Rs 45,000 each from them. The victims had to suffer hardships in Dubai. ■ After managing their return somehow, they filed an FIR. She is yet to be arrested. . them tourist visas. A probe was conducted by Inspector Kashmir Singh and a case under Section 420 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 13 of the Punjab Human Smuggling Act on the directions of the Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Amritsar rural. Sahib Singh said he came in contact with her through a youth of his village. They met her in March last year at her office in a market in Beas. He gave her money in May and after receiving visas, they went to Dubai. Upon landing there, a man, Javed, sent them to a house where the victims with 19 others were kept in a room owned by a Pakistani man. After a couple of days, he forced them out of his house so the victims had to stay in parks for several days before a Sikh transporter in Dubai came to their rescue and helped them return. After returning from Dubai, they lodged a complaint with the police in December.
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