31102021-LT-01.qxd 10/30/2021 10:20 PM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE 5-WKT WIN FOR CRYSTAL CLUB IN FIRST EDITION OF GNSA CUP A fine spell of bowling by Divyam (6 for 14) enables Crystal Club to defeat SC Academy by five wickets. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY PAGE 2 FOREST OFFICER PINTUBEN JOINS RANVEER ON THE BIG PICTURE PAGE 3 WHEN CELEBS RESORT TO TRICKS, IT’S A REAL TREAT FOR FANS Pintuben Gujarati, a forest officer from Ahmedabad, will join host Ranveer Singh on The Big Picture this weekend. MAX 30°C | MIN 13°C | YESTERDAY MAX 29°C | MIN 13°C SUNSET SUNDAY 5:39 PM Muthoot security guard will get awarded for bravery: CP PAGE 4 Halloween is here and everyone is geared up to observe the day stepping out for trick, wearing scary costumes. SUNRISE MONDAY 6:41 AM SUNDAY | 31 OCTOBER 2021 | LUDHIANA Hosiery waste godown gutted in fire at Maharana Pratap Nagar Ludhiana, October 30 A fire was reported in a godown of hosiery waste at Maharana Pratap Nagar on Tibba Road on Saturday. The cause of fire is not known and the stock kept in godown was gutted in fire. Residents of the nearby area blamed the Fire Brigade of reaching late at the spot, while firemen said the road was closed due to some function and they had to take some other route. The fire was brought under control in one hour. — TNS ~26-lakh theft Discharged my duty to save robbery, says guard Surjit Kumar accused Nikhil Bhardwaj nabbed, ~15L recovered Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 30 A security guard of the Muthoot finance company, Surjit Kumar (47), whose bravery act foiled the major gold robbery on Saturday morning, will be given a bravery award by the Ludhiana police. After four robbers barged into the gold company office at Sundar Nagar and fired gunshots at manager Sunny Sharma, the guard immediately took position and fired at the robbers which killed one of the robbers Amar Partap Singh of Bihar. Talking to The Tribune, guard Surjit Kumar said, “The robbers entered, pointed gun at my manager and asked him to open the safe where gold was kept. I closed the main shutter of the office and fired gunshots from my double-barrel gun at them which killed one robber on the spot. Three robbers then fled from the spot. I discharged my duty. You take it as my bravery act or my duty.” The guard has been work- Tribune News Service Residents gather outside the Muthoot finance company office after the robbery attempt incident in Ludhiana on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN ing at the Muthoot office for the past four months. Appreciating the bravery shown by Surjeet Kumar, Commissioner of Police Gurpreet Singh Bhullar said the Ludhiana Police would soon award him for his exceptional courageous act that foiled the robbery. Meanwhile, the CP revealed that recently teams of the Ludhiana Commissionerate police had interacted with the security guards of finance companies and guided them on how to keep vigil on suspects and prevent crime. He said the police have taken cognisance of negligence on the part of the Muthoot company, including its non-functional alarm system, and other issues. “We had also asked the banks and finance company offices to install metal detectors at door so that no person having arms could enter and if anyone enters, the detector will sound an alarm,” the CP added. The police said a pistol was recovered from the dead robber, a pistol and two motorcycles were recovered from near the Muthoot office. Police teams are conducting raids on various places to nab the remaining robbers. A case under various sections of the IPC has been registered at the Daresi police station today. Ludhiana, October 30 The police today nabbed the accused who had stolen ~26 lakh from a hosiery unit at Sundar Nagar a few days ago. The police recovered ~15 lakh from the accused, identified as Rajesh Prajapati of Shakti Nagar. Rajesh was working at the Amit Enterprise hosiery unit and on October 25 he had stolen cash from the hosiery’s safe and fled to Bihar. The ADCP-I, Pragya Jain, in a statement said the police traced the location of the accused in Bihar. Accordingly a police party was dispatched to Bihar and the accused was nabbed from the Rafiganj railway station there. Jain said further questioning of the accused is on to recover the remaining cash. Three test +ve in dist Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 30 Three persons tested positive for Covid and no death due to the disease was reported in the district today. The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients has reached 97.57 per cent and there are 22 active cases in the district at present. Twenty patients were asked to undergo home isolation today. A total of six patients — two from Ludhiana and four from other districts —are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals. Till date, a total of 27,15,026 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 26,15,715 were found negative. Now, the total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,608, while 11,703 patients belong to other districts/states. The total number of patients who lost their lives to the disease is 2,106 from Ludhiana and 1,053 from other districts. Samples of 7,095 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly. (Pre-Nursery to Grade XII) Affiliated to C.B.S. E., New Delhi. (Affiliation No. 1630435) DX-l, South City, Ludhiana. 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