05092021-JTR-01.qxd 9/4/2021 11:37 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE DRAG-FLICKER GURJIT KAUR VISITS HER ALMA MATER Gurjit, who represented Indian women hockey team at the Tokyo Olympics, visited Lyallpur Khalsa College. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF DEEPA MURDER CASE: TWO HELD Hoshiarpur: Two persons were arrested by the police in connection with the murder of a youth in Argowal village of Garhdiwala police station’s area on Saturday. Addressing a press conference at Police Lines here, SP (I) Ravinderpal Singh Sandhu said a special team headed by SSP Amneet Kondal was formed to investigate the case. On August 31, Rajinder Singh of Argowal was returning from a gurdwara on a bike around 10:15 am and his cousin Gurdeep Singh, alias Deepa, was on a bike ahead of him. He saw that a Swift car, driven by Jaskaran Singh of Talwandi Jattan, hit Gurdeep Singh’s bike and he fell. After this, the car occupants attacked Gurdeep with sharp weapons and seriously injured him and he died later. A murder case was registered at Garhdiwala police station. The SP said the accused Jaskaran Singh and Hardeep Kumar, alias Ladi, of Sohiyan village were arrested. The Swift car, two illegal pistols, two daggers and two knives, used in the crime, were also recovered. He said after taking the accused on remand by producing them in court, they will be interrogated thoroughly. OC PAGE 2 SAIF ALI KHAN TALKS ABOUT HORROR-COMEDYBHOOT POLICE PAGE 3 YAGYA BHASIN TO PLAY LEAD IN NILA MADHAB PANDA’S NEXT Movie focuses on two brothers Vibhooti and Chiraunji as they travel throughout the country hunting down bhoots. MAX 34°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 25°C SUNSET SUNDAY 6:46 PM PAGE 4 Bhasin is all set to play a lead role in movie Bishwa, produced by renowned filmmaker Nila Madhab Panda. SUNRISE MONDAY 6:06 AM SUNDAY | 5 SEPTEMBER 2021 | JALANDHAR Man nabbed with over 15K intoxicants Alprazolam, tramadol tablets bought from U’khand were to be sold at overpriced rates Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 4 Kapurthala police on Friday busted a drug cartel with the arrest of a person carrying 15,520 intoxicating tablets. The police registered a case under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act against the accused at Phagwara Sadar police station. SSP Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh said police teams were formed under the supervision of SP Sarabjit Singh and DSP Parmjit Singh of Phagwara to control drug menace. The accused has been identified as Sukhdev The banned tablets seized from the accused held in Kapurthala. Singh, a resident of Ajit Nagar, near Park Mini Rose Garden, Ludhiana, who is now living at Bhulla Rai village, near Shiv Mandir, Phagwara, Kapurthala. The SSP informed a police team, led by CIA staff incharge Sikander Singh near village Bhula Rai on the Phagwara side of the highway, noticed a person with a suitcase in his hand going towards Bhulla Rai village. On suspicion, the police party stopped him and asked him about his name and address and on checking his suitcase, a large quantity of drug pills were recovered from his possession by the police. As many as 15,520 alprazolam and tramadol tablets were recovered from the accused. The SSP further elaborated that during preliminary investigation the accused had revealed that he had brought the intoxicating tablets from Kaliyar Sharif district Roorkee, Uttarakhand, in a suitcase by bus. He bought these tablets from Kaliyar Sharif at Rs 20 per strip and was supposed to sell the same at Rs 150 per strip which amounts to a hefty 23 lakh. This consignment of pills was to be supplied in Phagwara and its surrounding villages, which would make many youngsters addicted to drugs. Giving more details, the SSP said, “The seized intoxicants are mostly pharmaceutical opioids. Many of these pharmaceutical products have legitimate and important medical use; however Continued on page 2 When 101-yr-old Ghadarite protested against renovation Tailor slapped ~5L penalty JALLIANWALA BAGH Tribune News Service Jalandhar, September 4 On October 6, 2008, a fiesty 101-year Ghadarite Baba Bhagat Singh Bilga on a wheelchair led a protest in Amritsar against the renovation proposed at the Jallianwala Bagh. On Saturday, the Desh Bhagat Yadgaar Committee, visited the Jallianwala Bagh to ‘verify’ the changes made recently. The Jallianwala Bagh, which was thrown open to public after a gap of more than a year, has angered citizens and historians. The level of alterations has led to widespread criticism of the Centre. Earlier, the comittee had raised serious concerns on January 20, 1978; September 11, 2007; October 6, 2008; Continued on page 2 Tribune News Service 101-year-old Ghadarite Baba Bhagat Singh Bilga leads a protest against defacement of Jallianwala Bagh in Amritsar in 2008. FILE c m y b Jalandhar, September 4 In a raid conducted by the team of the enforcement wing of the Punjab State Power Corporation Limited (PSPCL), a tailor was slapped a fine of ~5 lakh for stealing electricity. The owner of the tailoring shop was reportedly running the electricity load through a POWER THEFT kundi connection by using a 30-metre PVC cable. Subsequently, the meter of the shop was disconnected by the enforcement wing team due to defaulting amount of ~1.30 lakh, but the owner of the shop was running the load through a kundi connection by using 30-metre PVC cable. “The shop has a residential Continued on page 2
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