26112021-LT-01.qxd 26-11-2021 00:26 Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE LUDHIANA GIRLS DEFEAT MOGA, CLINCH BASEBALL TITLE PAGE 2 Ludhiana beat Moga to clinch title in the girls’ section of the 8th Sub-Junior Punjab State Baseball Championship. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF MAN ENDS LIFE, WIFE BOOKED Ludhiana: A man committed suicide due to the alleged illicit affair of his wife. The deceased has been identified as Vimal Kumar of Heera Nagar, Noorwala road. On the basis of the suicide note, the Basti Jodhewal police registered an abetment to suicide case against the deceased’s wife Ekta, her paramour Rakesh Kumar of UP, one Ashu and his wife. The deceased’s brother Kamal told the police that on November 23, his brother left the factory in the afternoon to have lunch but he didn’t return to the factory later. “When I returned home in the evening, I found that my brother had committed suicide by hanging himself. I found a suicide note in which he (deceased) mentioned that his wife had eloped with her paramour due to which he is ending his life. TNS WOMAN ENDS LIFE, HUSBAND BOOKED Ludhiana: The Focal Point police registered a case of abetment to suicide against a man after his wife committed suicide. The police registered a case against Gurpreet Singh of Neechi Mangli. The accused is yet to be arrested. Complainant Manjit Kaur, mother of the deceased, Amandeep Kaur, told the police that her daughter got married to Gurpreet Singh about 12 years back. For the past few years, the accused had been physically and mentally torturing her daughter. On November 20, when her daughter was alone at her inlaws residence, she hanged herself from a ceiling fan. She remained admitted to a hospital for two days but on Tuesday she succumbed. TNS AMITABH WELCOMES SHWETA BACHCHAN & NAVYA NAVELI MAX 25°C | MIN 9°C | YESTERDAY MAX 26°C | MIN 9°C SUNSET FRIDAY 5:25 PM Hindu outfits gherao DC, CP offices, block road The police try to stop activists of Hindu outfits from entering the DC office in Ludhiana on Thursday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 25 Fuming over the recovery of bovine remains from Jeevan Nagar on Wednesday, members and leaders of Hindu outfits, gaushala committees and BJP held a protest outside the offices of the Deputy Commissioner and Police Commissioner today. The protesters blocked the road outside the CP office for over an hour which caused huge inconvenience to the commuters. They lifted dharna only after CP Gurpreet Singh Bhullar came out of his office and received a memorandum. Initially, Hindu outfit leaders Amit Arora and Rajiv Tan- don, BJP spokesperson Amit Sarin, Gursimran Singh Mand, chairman, International Anti-Khalistani Terrorists Foundation Gursimran Singh Mand and members of gaushala committees gheraoed the DC office and sat on a dharna there for over half an hour. They were insisting that DC Varinder Sharma should come out of his office and receive a memorandum. They raised slogans against the DC for not paying heed to the cow slaughtering issue which hurt the sentiments of the Hindu community. After the DC received the memorandum, they marched towards the CP office and raised slogans against the district’s top cop and state gov- ernment for failing to trace the culprits behind the crime. Joint CP Headquarters, Har, ish Dayama asked the protesters to come and meet the CP but protesters wanted the CP to himself come out of his office and receive memorandum. When the CP didn’t turn up, the protesters fumed and went outside the CP office and jammed road for an hour. Later, when the CP came out of his office and received the memorandum and assured the protesters that culprits will be held soon, then they lifted the dharna. The CP told the protesters that an FIR was immediately lodged in the case and police teams are on the job to trace the culprits. COVID-19 FIGURES Tribune News Service SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE 28,66,614 87,652 13 1 DEATHS 2,110 For any information related to Covid Contact: 0161-2444193 & 4622276 at present. Ten patients were asked to undergo home isolation today. A total of nine patients — two from Ludhiana and seven from other districts — are undergoing treatment for Covid at various city hospitals. Till date, a total of 28,66,614 samples for Covid test have been tak- NGT panel ‘pulls up’ MC for not ensuring waste segregation Ludhiana, November 25 The National Green Tribunal (NGT) monitoring committee on Thursday ‘pulled up’ the Ludhiana MC for failing to ensure the source segregation of waste in the city. The panel, led by Justice Jasbir Singh (retired), gave directions to the MC to ensure waste segregation in the city. Panel members along with the MC and PPCB officials inspected some static waste compactor sites in Ludhiana today. An official said the panel found that source segregation of waste is not being done by the Ludhiana MC as per its claims. Justice Jasbir Singh along with officials visited static waste compactor sites at Middha Chowk, Rishi Nagar, Sarabha Nagar and Bhai NGT panel members with MC officials during a visit to Ludhiana. Chatar Singh Park. However, the civic body has not ensured waste segregation at even these sites. The MC has run multiple campaigns in the past but it failed to ensure waste segregation in the city. The Ludhiana Municipal Corporation has also failed to ensure the processing of waste and legacy waste at its main garbage dumping site near Kakka village. The panel members also visited the site today and gave directions to the civic body to ensure the processing of the waste. Ludhiana ranked 39 out of 48 cities (above 10 lakh population category) in the country in the Swachh Survekshan 2021 recently. If the civic body failed to improve solid waste management, its performance may decline more in the upcoming Swachh Survekshan 2022. The panel also inspected a factory in the city today. — TNS en, of which 27,67,226 were found negative. The total number of patients belonging to Ludhiana is 87,652, while 11,736 patients belong to other districts/states. The total number of patients who lost their lives to Covid is 2,110 from Ludhiana and 1,060 from other districts. Samples of 4,925 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly. Youth gets 3-year jail for kidnapping minor girl Legal Correspondent Ludhiana, November 25 Additional Sessions Judge Ashish Abrol has convicted a youth, Salman Khan, alias Lalu, resident of Nahar Singh Di Gali, Sherpur Kalan, Ludhiana, on the accusation of enticing a minor girl by promising to marry her and then kidnapping her. He was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment for three years. A fine of Rs 2,000 was also imposed upon the convict. Pronouncing the verdict, the court held that the prosecution has successfully proved the guilt of the accused beyond any reasonable shadow of doubt. c m y b Mand leaves after Shiv Sena leaders bad-mouth DC Gursimran Mand, who accompanied the Shiv Sena leaders to the DC office, left the protest midway after the protesters resorted to bad-mouthing DC Varinder Sharma. “These Shiv Sena leaders are just doing politics over cow to whom Hindu community adores and they are insulting the DC by resorting to bad-mouthing. It was my mistake to be part of the Shiv Sena protest as the latter are just here to get more gunmen only and least concerned about the cow slaughtering. However the Shiv Sena leaders have denied the allegations of Gursimran Mand. PAGE 4 It was Salim Khan’s birthday on Nov 24 and Salman Khan made sure he shared a glimpse of celebrations with his fans! SUNRISE SATURDAY 7:03 AM RECOVERY OF BOVINE REMAINS Nikhil Bhardwaj HOW KHAN FAMILY CELEBRATED SALIM KHAN’S BIRTHDAY Amitabh welcomed his daughter and his granddaughter on the sets of Kaun Banega Crorepati 13 recently. 72-yr-old man dies, one tests +ve in district Ludhiana, November 25 One person tested positive for Covid and one patient lost his life to the disease in the district today. The deceased was 72-year-old man from Sunet and had been admitted to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital. The recovery rate of Covid19 patients has reached 97.58 per cent and there are 13 active cases in the district PAGE 3 FRIDAY | 26 NOVEMBER 2021 | LUDHIANA DMC Hospital PRO’s body found in canal Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 25 Public Relation Officer of Dayanand Medical College and Hospital Aayush Chaku was found dead under mysterious circumstances. His body Aayush Chaku was found in the Sidhwan canal near Bhairowal Kalan village in South City on Thursday evening. The SHO, Model Town police station, Inspector Inderjit Singh, said Aayush had been missing since November 18 and his missing complaint was lodged on November 20. As per the statement given by the deceased’s parents to the police, Aayush had been under depression for the past few months but he had not revealed the cause of his depression to the family. On November 18, he left home saying that he was going for a walk but he didn’t return. He had also left his mobile phone at home. The family had been searching for Aayush but to no avail. Today when some passersby noticed a floating body, they informed the police and when the body was identified, Aayush’s family was informed. The SHO said it seemed that the man had committed suicide, still post-mortem examination would be done to find the exact cause of death. So far, the police initiated the inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC in the case. Aayush is survived by his wife, daughter and parents. The heroin smuggler in STF custody in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTO Smuggler nabbed with 930-gm heroin Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 25 The Special Task Force nabbed a notorious smuggler and recovered 930 gram of heroin from his possession. A case under the NDPS Act was registered against him yesterday. The accused has been identified as Surinder Kumar (30) of Prem Nagar. The STF in-charge, Inspector Harbans Singh, said a secret information was received on Wednesday that smuggler Surinder Kumar was on his way to deliver a huge quantity of heroin to his clients. Accordingly the STF laid a trap and nabbed the smuggler from Lakkar Bazar along with the heroin. An electronic weighing machine was also recovered from the smuggler. During preliminary questioning, Surinder Kumar revealed that he was a ‘henna’ artist and started smuggling drugs from the past three years. He was already facing two cases of drug smuggling registered against him in the past. The accused is also a drug addict. Smuggler Surinder Kumar admitted that he used to buy heroin from Chinki Bawara, a big heroin smuggler. He them used to sell the drug in retail to his clients.
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