02102021-LT-01.qxd 02-10-2021 00:05 Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE SEWAGE OVERFLOW: RESIDENTS WRITE TO CHIEF MINISTER PAGE 2 In a complaint, residents of Dhandari Khurd have requested the CM to make a surprise visit to their village. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY SKY AMITABH SHOOTS KAUN BANEGA CROREPATI WITH FRACTURED TOE PAGE 3 DIA, JACKIE HONOURED WITH ‘CHAMPIONS OF CHANGE’ Big B recently suffered a fracture, but despite nursing a broken toe, he has been continuing to shoot for the show. MAX 33°C | MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 24°C SUNSET SATURDAY 6:10 PM PAGE 4 The award ceremony of ‘Champions of Change Maharashtra’ took place in Mumbai on September 30. SUNRISE SUNDAY 6:21 AM SATURDAY | 2 OCTOBER 2021 | LUDHIANA 6 snatchers held; 8 mobikes, House burgled; jewellery, cash stolen 9 mobiles, arms recovered Our Correspondent Ludhiana, October 1 A house was burgled, an elderly woman was duped and her gold bangles stolen by car-borne women and an Activa scooter was stolen at different places in the city. Our Correspondent Ludhiana, October 1 Six snatchers were arrested from different places and eight stolen motorcycles, nine mobile phones, firearms and other weapons were recovered from them. Three persons involved in several incidents of loot and snatching were arrested by the police on Thursday from near Gaushala on Tibba Road. The arrested persons, identified as Pardeep Kumar, resident of Shimla Colony, Mohammed Parvez and Maninder Nath, both residents of Prem Vihar, were booked under Sections 379B, 411 and 473 of the IPC. The police have recovered one stolen motorcycle with fake number plate, nine mobile phones of different brands and one sword (datar). Two others, also behind several loots and snatchings, identified as Beant Singh, resident of Guru Nanak Colony in Dhandari Kalan, and his accomplice One fresh case in district Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 1 One case of Covid-19 has been reported in the district in the past 24 hours. There are 13 active cases in the district at present. A total of 25,17,311 samples have been taken, of which 24,18,092 were found negative. The total number of confirmed cases belonging to Ludhiana is 87,540, while 11,679 positive cases belong to other districts or states. The Health Department has confirmed that 2,102 patients from Ludhiana and 1,051 from other districts or states have died of virus till date. COVID-19 FIGURES SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE DEATHS 25,17,311 87,540 13 — 2,102 Three of the arrested snatchers in police custody in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTO Raja, resident of Raghu Nath Enclave, Chandigarh Road, were arrested by the police from near Jamalpur Chowk on Thursday. A case under Sections 379, 411 and 473 of the IPC was registered against them. On the basis of information provided by the snatchers during preliminary interrogation, the police have recovered six stolen motorcycles. The duo used to steal or snatch two-wheelers and subsequently sell them with fake documents and bogus number plates. Another thief/snatcher, identified as Jaswant Singh, resident of Haibowal, was nabbed on Thursday by the police from near Local Bus Stand while he was riding a stolen Hero Passion motorcycle (PB-10FJ-4959). Jaswant told the police that he was involved in thefts and snatchings at gunpoint. The police have also recovered one double barrel gun and a revolver from Jaswant, who has been booked under Sections 379, 379-B and 411 of the IPC and Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act. Garbage dump blocks stretch on main Focal Point road Development of area ignored, broken road causing mishaps Harshraj Singh Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 1 Development in the Focal Point area is continuously being ignored here. The main Focal Point road (that connects Chandigarh Road and Dhandari Khurd area) is in a shambles for a long time. As the authorities concerned turned a blind eye towards the problems being faced by the commuters, big potholes are causing mishaps. Around 100-metre stretch of the main road (from Jeevan Nagar towards Dhandari Khurd) remains completely blocked due to dumping of a huge amount of garbage on the road. The situation turned worse in the rainy season. Raju, a factory worker, said, “As the garbage dump has blocked a stretch on one Garbage dumped on the main Focal Point road in Ludhiana. PHOTO: INDERJEET VERMA side of the double road, we are generally forced to pass through the wrong side. Many of the factory workers suffer due to the garbage dump and badly broken road. Sometimes, bike riders meet with mishaps on the broken stretch of the Focal Point road. We want the government must direct the authorities concerned to reconstruct the road. And, the garbage dump should be removed at the earliest.” Badish Jindal, president of the Federation of Punjab Continued on page 2 Three-day bicycle expo begins Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 1 The 12th edition of the three-day India International Cycle, Fitness & Outdoor Sports Expo (CFOSE) started at Government College of Girls here today. With a single roof structure and one of the largest events in the bicycle industry, more than 75 participants from different trades like cycles, cycle parts, tyres and tubes, gym and fitness equipment, e-bikes, e-rickshaws, etc, are participating in the event. Major participants from Ludhiana are Ralson, Kular International, Vishwakarma Industries, KS Munjal Industries, Phoenix, Speedways, Citizen Group, Suncross Bikes, Cute Cycles and Kalvin Bikes. Arjun Dhanda from Visitors look at designer cycles at the CFOSE at the Government College for Girls in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN Kalvin Bikes said response has been good but by tomorrow and day after, more visitors are expected. “The scenario on bicycle has totally changed. It is not just a poor man’s ride, but it has become an excellent tool to lead a healthy life. Today, people invest in good bicycle as they know they are to use it continuously to remain fit and healthy. Going by the choice of people, our company caters to premium segment only,” said Dhanda. Continued on page 2 c m y b Thieves entered into a house in Indra Nagar Colony in Model Town, locked the lone woman present there in bathroom, broke open almirah locks and fled with jewellery and cash on Thursday. Owner of the house Ashwani Kumar reported to police that he had gone to his shop on Gill Road along with the domestic help and his wife was alone in the house. In the afternoon two unidentified persons entered the house and after locking his wife in bathroom, they took away two gold bracelets, gold chain, gold locket, gold jewellery set, five pairs of earrings, diamond jewellery set and Rs 2.5 lakh. The police have registered a case under Sections 380 and 354 of the IPC. Continued on page 2
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