23012022-LT-01.qxd 23-01-2022 00:09 Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE ATAM NAGAR IN FOR FIERCE CONTEST WITH NEW CANDIDATES IN POLL FRAY PAGE 2 Carved out as an independent segment in 2009, Atam Nagar is in for a fierce contest with the entry of new parties. FORECAST RAIN TWO WOMEN AMONG 7 OF FAMILY BOOKED FOR LIQUOR SMUGGLING PAGE 3 Seven members of a family of Latala village, including two women, booked for stocking liquor brought from other states. MAX 13°C | MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 14°C | MIN 8°C SUNSET SUNDAY 5:53 PM A SALUTE TO SUBHAS CHANDRA BOSE ON BIRTH ANNIVERSARY PAGE 4 As the nation celebrates the 125th birth anniversary of Bose, celebs talk about how they are inspired by his legacy. SUNRISE MONDAY 7:22 AM SUNDAY | 23 JANUARY 2022 | LUDHIANA 7 dead; 939 test +ve 3 robbers carjack Swift Dzire from two youths Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Ludhiana, January 22 As many as 939 persons tested positive for Covid, while seven patients lost their lives to the virus in the district today. The deceased are six men and a woman belonging to Jagraon, Daba Road, Ghangas, Model House, GTB Nagar and Rahon Road, who were admitted to different hospitals. A total of 1,03,578 persons have tested positive for the virus since March 2020, while 2,170 persons from the district have succumbed to the virus till now. The recovery rate of Covid-19 patients today rose to 90.49 per COVID-19 FIGURES SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE 31,20,202 1,03,578 7,676 344 DEATHS 2,170 For any information related to Covid Contact: 0161-2444193 & 4622276 cent. Today there were 7,676 active cases in the district and 7,440 patients were asked to isolate themselves at their homes by the Health Department. At present there are 358 patients admitted to various private and government hospitals. Out of these 236 patients belong Ludhiana, January 22 Three motorcycle-borne robbers, carrying sharp weapons, carjacked a Swift Dzire car from two youths near the MC Zone D office on Friday night. The car occupants were wait- to Ludhiana district, while 122 are from other districts. Till date, a total of 31,20,202 samples for Covid test have been taken, of which 30,03,083 were found negative. Samples of 7,466 suspected patients were sent for testing today and their results are expected shortly. ~17.9L seized from Scorpio at naka Tribune News Service Ludhiana, January 22 Staff of the Police Division No. 5 recovered Rs 17.90 lakh at a naka in the Bharat Nagar chowk on Friday night. A Scorpio (PB02BN4545) was stopped for checking by the police at the naka. The occupants started arguing with the police over checking of the vehicle. Then they fled in the SUV but a bag , containing cash fell down on the road from the vehicle. When the police checked the bag, Rs 17.90 lakh were recovered from it. The SHO, Police Division No. 5, Neeraj Chaudhary, said on Friday night a special naka was laid at the Bharat Nagar chowk to check suspected vehicles. A Scorpio was signalled to stop at the naka. An occupant sitting beside the driver stepped out of the SUV and started arguing with the police, the SHO said. “Instead of allowing the police to check the SUV, occu- pants started arguing with them. Then they accelerated the vehicle and fled, but a bag slipped out from the hand of the man sitting beside the driver and fell on the road. When the police checked the bag, the cash was recovered from it,” the SHO added. The SHO said, “On the basis of the vehicle number, its ownership detail will be obtained. Once the owner is identified, only then the purpose of carrying Rs 17.90 lakh in the SUV can be found.” c m y b ing for a Swiggy food delivery boy on road when the incident happened. The SHO, Police Division No. 5, Neeraj Chaudhary, said the incident occurred at around 11 pm when two youths, namely Naman Garg, resident of Bharat Nagar Chowk, and Kush Verma, resident Cemetery Road, were standing near their car. Both youths had ordered food on Swiggy. They had parked their car near the MC Zone D office and were waiting for the delivery boy. Three motorcycle-borne robbers came brandishing sharp weapons and snatched car keys from the youths. Two robbers fled in the car, while one on the motorcycle. The robbers also threatened the car occupants with dire consequences if they inform the police about the incident, the SHO said. The SHO said the police, on getting information, reached the spot and started probe. The preliminary probe suggested that robbers were not known to the car occupants. “We are checking the CCTV cameras to find the out route the robbers took and soon they will be nabbed,” added the SHO.
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