04052022-ATR-01.qxd 5/3/2022 11:38 PM Page 1 c m y b Amritsar TRIBUNE GNDU STUDENTS RAISE HOSTEL MESS FOOD FEE ISSUE, AGAIN Students said whether they eat food served in the mess or not, they have to pay the bill, deeming it unjustified. FORECAST RAIN OR THUNDERSHOWERS INBRIEF ELECTRIC SCOOTER CATCHES FIRE Amritsar: An electric scooter caught fire while charging in Wadali village here on Tuesday. The incident damaged other items at the house belonging to Daljit Singh. His son Manpreet Singh had procured the scooter from a company at Putlighar area a few months back. Jaswant Singh of Dr Ambedkar Society sought compensation from the company. He said during charging, a blast occurred in the scooter leading to fire. TNS ONE HELD WITH INTOXICANTS Amritsar: Mattewal police have arrested Naveen Kumar, alias Manny, of Chatinwind Lehal village, for allegedly possessing intoxicating tablets. SI Jasbir Singh said he was arrested from near Saran Bullara village during a naka. He was travelling on a scooter when he was nabbed. The police have recovered over 900 sedative pills from him. A case under the NDPS Act was registered against him. TNS HOUSE BURGLED IN RIAR VILLAGE Amritsar: Unscrupulous elements decamped with cash and gold ornaments from a house in Riar village here. Ranjit Singh, house owner, said he along with his family had gone to Ludhiana for some work on April 30 and returned the next day. He said when they entered the house, it was badly ransacked. The thieves had broken the locks of almirahs and boxes and decamped with cash and jewellery. He said he also runs a grocery shop in a portion of the house. The accused even damaged the cash box and took away the cash besides other grocery items. Ranjit Singh lodged a complaint with the police on Monday. TNS PAGE 2 KIM KARDASHIAN SLIPS INTO MARILYN MONROE’S DRESS SUNSET WEDNESDAY 7:12 PM Drug overdose claims 2 more lives in Tarn Taran Tarn Taran, May 3 Drugs claimed two lives in Tarn Taran area on Tuesday. One of the deceased is a resident of Alawalpur village and the second is from Manochahal Kalan village. The deceased, who was the resident of Alawalpur village, has been identified as Rupinderjit Singh (38) and was missing from home since Monday evening. Rupinderjit’s father Bakhshish Singh said some unidentified person took his son to some undisclosed location and he did not return home after that. Bakhshish Singh, father of Rupinderjit (in pic) said someone took his son to an undisclosed location and he did not return home after that. On Tuesday morning, Rupinderjit’s body was recovered from the outskirts of Pandori Gola village. It is being alleged that he died of drug overdose. A video of the spot was also recovered, in which Rupinderjit was seen being injected with something. On Tuesday morning, Rupinderjit’s body was recovered from the outskirts of Pandori Gola village. It is being alleged that he died of drug overdose. A video was also recovered from the spot, in which Rupinderjit was seen being injected with something. The post-mortem of the body was conducted at the local Civil Hospital on Tuesday. Local DSP Barjinder Singh said a case under Section 304 of the IPC was registered against the unidentified person, who would be arrested soon. The other victim of drug over doze is a resident of Manochahal Kalan and has been identified as Bikram Singh (30). He was found dead at his farmhouse. The body was cremated without postmortem at his native village. Tribune News Service Mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu and AAP MLA Dr Inderbir Singh Nijjar inaugurate sewerage project works in Amritsar on Tuesday. The Mayor said there was no issue with clean drinking water in the city as a large number of tubewells were installed by the Municipal Corporation in the past. New water supply and sewer lines are being installed on the outskirts of the city for safe drinking water supply. PAGE 4 There are a lot of factors that contribute to the success of any project, the chemistry between actors being one. SUNRISE THURSDAY 5:41 AM WEDNESDAY | 4 MAY 2022 | AMRITSAR Sweet gesture BSF jawans and Pakistan Rangers exchange sweets on Eid-Ul-Fitr at Attari on Tuesday. PHOTO: VISHAL KUMAR (MORE ON PAGE 2) Civic body to spend ~2.15 crore on sewerage, potable water in Asr South Amritsar, May 3 The Municipal Corporation (MC) will spend ~2.15 crore to streamline sewerage and provide potable water facility in Amritsar South constituency. Mayor Karamjit Singh Rintu and MLA Dr Inderbir Singh Nijjar on Tuesday inaugurated works of new sewer lines and laying of water supply lines in Kot Wadhwa Singh Nagar and Kot Mitt Singh and other areas on Tarn Taran Road. The MC will spend ~2.15 crore on these projects in South constituency to provide better sewerage and safe drinking water to residents of different areas. AALISHA BELIEVES SUCCESS OF ANY SHOW IS A TEAM EFFORT Met Gala witnessed stars impersonating stars and names of historic women embroidered on designer gowns. MAX 35°C | MIN 27°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C | MIN 29°C Our Correspondent PAGE 3 Sewerage line has also been laid to make the sewer system smooth in almost every ward of the city “Cleaning of sewers with super-suction machines and sewer cleaning machines is also being conducted. In the same manner, the work of laying sewerage and water supply line has been started in Kot Mitt Singh area of South Assembly constituency,” the Mayor said. All areas of South Assembly constituency in which infrastructure and development works are required would not be ignored and works would be started soon and completed on time. Area residents thanked the Mayor and the MLA. 4 of family hurt in firing Our Correspondent Tarn Taran, May 3 Four of a family, including a woman, were injured in Mallhia Kalan, when a group of as many as 20 armed men attacked them on Tuesday. A property dispute is said to be the reason behind the attack. The land is of prime value as it is situated on the National Highway No. 54. The injured — Sukhwant Singh (50), his wife Rajwant Kaur (48), two sons Harinder Singh and Harmilap Singh — have been admitted to the local Civil Hospital. Rajwant Kaur, who received a bullet injury on his head, has been referred to the Guru Nanak Dev Hospital in Amritsar. Sukhwant had some property dispute with Buta Singh of the same village. Buta Rajwant Kaur under treatment at the Civil Hospital in Tarn Taran. Singh and his armed supporters attacked Sukhwant’s family on Tuesday by opening indiscriminate fire besides pelting them with stones and bricks. The local city police reached the spot and averted the situation from taking a serious turn. Harmilap Singh said their tractor was damaged in the firing and they saved their lives by taking shelter at the rooftop. Vishaljit Singh SP (Investigation) said a case was registered against the accused. Buta Singh and another person were arrested. Youth killed over illicit relations; five booked Man identified six months after death NRI’s murder Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 3 A man who went missing nearly six months ago from Mugalchak village in Tarn Taran area was identified on Monday after his picture surfaced in which it was found that he was held by some unidentified persons. Manpreet Kaur, wife of the deceased, told the police that Gurjant Singh was mentally unsound and had also become an addict. He said on October 31, last year, he went out of the house and did not Amritsar, May 3 A youth was brutally murdered, while his parents who tried to save him, were also injured in Nangal Dayal village falling under Jandiala Guru police station here. Illicit relations were stated to be the reason behind the incident. Following the statement of the deceased’s mother, the police have booked five persons of the same village. They were identified as Jagroop Singh, alias Joban; Sandesh Singh; his brother Sukhdev Singh; Surinder Singh and Joban. No arrest has been made so far as the accused are on the run after the incident. Kashmir Kaur, the complainant, said she along with her husband Lakhwinder Singh and son Dharamjit Singh were at home. Dharamjit went out of the house and suddenly started shouting. Hearing his screams, they rushed out and saw that five persons, all equipped with sharp-edged weapons, were chasing him. She said her husband Lakhwinder also ran behind them. To save himself, Dharamjit entered his uncle Joginder Singh’s house. She said the accused also entered and attacked him with sharp weapons. She said they inflicted serious head injuries on him leaving him dead on the spot. HOW IT HAPPENED Kashmir Kaur, the complainant, said she along with her husband Lakhwinder Singh and son Dharamjit Singh (in pic) were at home. Dharamjit went out of the house and suddenly started shouting. Hearing his screams, they rushed out and saw that five persons, all equipped with sharp-edged weapons, were chasing him. She said they inflicted serious head injuries on him leaving him dead on the spot. She said when her husband Lakhwinder tried saving Dharamjit, Jagroop attacked him with sharp weapon and hit her as well, leaving them injured. She said when her husband Lakhwinder tried saving Dharamjit, Jagroop attacked him with sharp weapon and hit her as well, leaving them injured. She said Dharamjit had developed illicit relations with Jagroop’s wife, which was the reason behind the assault. SP (D) Manoj Thakur said a case under Sections 302, 307, 148 and 149 of the IPC was registered against them, while raids were on to nab them. Tribune News Service return. She lodged a missing complaint with the Jhabal police in this regard. The police had then initiated inquest proceedings under the Criminal Procedure Code (CrPC). The next day, the police did find a body of an unidentified person near Baba Naudh Singh Samadh in Chabba, Amritsar, but since no one came to claim it, it was cremated after 72 hours. According to the police, the deceased was identified only on Monday. Till now, he was unidentified. It was only on Monday that she identified him with the help of his clothes after his picture surfaced. The police have now registered a murder case against unidentified persons. Manmeetpal Singh, SHO, Chatiwind police station, said recently, a picture surfaced, in which it was found that Gurjant was held by some unidentified persons. His autopsy also confirmed an injury on his head, while there was no other injury marks on his body. He said following the statement of Manpreet, the police have registered a case of murder against unidentified persons. The police were scrutinising the picture and trying to identify those who caught him. Half of CCTVs lying defunct at bus stand Tribune News Service Amritsar, May 3 Even as the Amritsar Municipal Corporation has planned to installed as many as 1,218 CCTV cameras at 466 locations in the city, around half of the CCTV cameras set up at Shaheed Madan Lal Dhingra interstate bus terminus has been lying defunct for last few months. This despite the fact that the Punjab Police had issued an alert after the Sultanpur Lodhi railway station master received a letter in which a terrorist group threatened to blow up religious shrines and railway stations in the state. As per information, out of the total 46 cameras installed in the bus stand, only 21 CCTVs were in working condition. Even the camera set up outside OF 46, ONLY 21 CAMERAS WORKING ■ As per information, out of the total 46 cameras installed at the bus stand, only 21 CCTVs are in working condition ■ Even the camera set up outside the bus stand police chowki is out of order ■ Out of 46 cameras, eight are private, which are in working condition have written to the ❝Weauthorities apprising higher them of the current scenario and requesting them to repair the CCTVs. ❞ A bus stand official the bus stand police chowki was out of order. Out of 46 cameras, eight were private which are in working condition. A bus stand official wishing not to be named said they have written to higher c m y b authorities apprising them of the current scenario and requesting them for repairing the same. Being a tourist place, the city witnesses a large footfall and the bus stand remains one of the busiest places in the city. Hundreds of people come to the city for paying obeisance at Darbar Sahib. There has been a constant threat of unscrupulous elements entering the city for carrying out their nefarious activities. mystery solved Our Correspondent Tarn Taran, May 3 The district police claimed to have solved a blind murder mystery, in which an NRI, identified as Jatinderpal Singh (25) of Sohawa (Sarhali), was shot dead at Chunk Char Khamba in Tarn Taran on the intervening night of April 23 and 24 by two unidentified motorcycleborne assailants. Jatinderpal had come from Canada on April 16 and was to return in June. SSP Ranjit Singh Dhillon on Tuesday said Manjinder Singh Manni and his beloved Lakhwinder Kaur Nikki, both residents of Tarn Taran, have been arrested and their third associate Gurbhej Singh, a resident of Chutala village, was still at large. A case under Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act was registered by the local city police against two unidentified motorcycleborn assailants. The deceased along with his three friends was in a Scorpio (GJ-12, DM-4006) when the assailants fired at the SUV. One bullet hit Jatinderpal in his rib. He was brought to the local private hospital, where doctors declared him brought dead. The SSP said the deceased Jatinderpal Singh called Lakhwinder Kaur from his mobile and offered her money, which she denied. Jatinderpal again called her and she contacted her lover Manjinder Singh through video call, who threatened Jatinderpal and they entered into a verbal duel. Jatindepal challenged Manjinder who came to the spot with his friend on a Pulsar motorcycle and fired at the SUV , in which the NRI died. Manjinder was driving the motorcycle and his friend Gurbhej was riding pillion who fired at the SUV . That night Jatinderpal and his friends enjoyed a cocktail party at a 5-star restaurant. Gurbhej was at large and the police were conducting raids at his possible hideouts. The pistol used in the incident was with Gurbhej Singh, the SSP said. To solve the case, a team under SP (Investigation) Vishaljit Singh with DSP City Barjnder Singh and SHO city SI Sukhbir Kaur was formed.
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