05062022-LT-01.qxd 6/5/2022 12:29 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE NO END TO RESIDENTS’ WOES AS AIR, WATER POLLUTION HITS CITY Even after passing of years, issues related to air, water and soil pollution in city have not been resolved. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY PAGE 2 ~20 LAKH UNACCOUNTED CASH SEIZED FROM 2 HARYANA MEN MAX 44°C | MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 44°C | MIN 25°C Tribune News Service On an average, daily over two cell phones are being recovered from the Central Jail in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTO CASES REGISTERED AGAINST AROUND 60 INMATES Over 145 mobiles have been recovered from the Central Jail in the past two months and the Jail Department got registered cases against around 60 inmates under the Prisons Act for possessing the cell phones. were either abandoned by jail inmates or were thrown from outside by aides of inmates. duty in the jail. Around six cases of drug recoveries, including these two incidents, have been reported. 2 PESCO staff held with drugs Since April, the Jail Department has also nabbed two employees of Punjab ExServiceman Corporation (PESCO) and recovered tobacco, intoxicating tablets and other banned objects from them. PESCO employees are on security Nine cell phones recovered after inmates clash Jail staff recovered nine mobile phones from inmates, including Shubham Arora, who had indulged in clashes in the jail in the past two days. Initially, Shubham was attacked on June 2 and on June 3, his 3 nabbed with illegal weapons Ludhiana, June 4 The Police Division 6 today arrested three persons and recovered three illegal weapons along with 45 live cartridges from them. The suspects have been identified as Bobby Singh of Manohar Nagar, Deepak of Muradpura and Anmol Thakur of Manohar Nagar. One .32 bore pistol, a .315 bore continued on page 2 JASMIN TO START SHOOTING FOR HER DEBUT BOLLYWOOD FILM The Khanna police have recovered ~20 lakh unaccounted cash from two Kurukshetra-based men. SUNSET SUNDAY 7:27 PM 145 mobiles seized from Central Jail in two months Ludhiana, June 4 Though the murder conspiracy of Punjabi singer Sidhu Moosewala was reportedly hatched by gangster Lawrence Bishnoi from a jail, prisoners across the country still have access to mobile phones due to some corrupt jail officials or the lackadaisical attitude of the officials concerned. If one goes by FIRs registered by the Ludhiana police in the past over two months, on an average daily over two mobile phones are being recovered from the Central Jail, Ludhiana. As per information, over 145 mobiles have been recovered from the Central Jail in the past two months and the Jail Department got registered cases against around 60 inmates under the Prisons Act for possessing the cell phones. Of the 145 phones, around 80 have been found abandoned on the jail premises which PAGE 2 aide attacked the rival group to take revenge. A case has been registered against Shubham Arora, alias Mota, Jagjit Singh, Anu Kumar, Naveen Negi, Akashdeep, Balwinder Singh, Gurdeep Singh, Sukhjit Singh, Goda, Jonty, Rohan, Gurpreet, Gursewak, Sahil Kanda, Sukhdev Singh, Karanvir Walia, Paras and Mohd Nadeem for possessing cell phones. Top cop conducts mock drill After recent incidents of clash among jail inmates at the Central Jail, Ludhiana, Commissioner of Police Kaustubh Sharma, along with the district administration and jail officials, carried out a special mock drill. Purpose of the drill was to ensure proper coordination among all officials at the time of any clash or urgency in jail. A scene of a clash-like situation was created inside the jail where officials tried to control the situation. Dismissed cop fined ~33 lakh in graft case Legal Correspondent The suspects in police custody in Ludhiana. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN Ludhiana, June 4 The Court of Additional Sessions Judge Dr Ajit Atri has convicted dismissed ASI Sukhwant Singh of Sahisaran Kalan village in Amritsar in a corruption case. He was sentenced to undergo rigorous imprisonment (RI) for five years. 5-year jail for amassing wealth disproportionate to known sources A fine of Rs 33 lakh was also imposed upon the accused. After pronouncing the verdict, the court ordered to send him to the Central Jail, Ludhiana, for undergoing sentence. Delivering the verdict, the court held that the prosecution has successfully proved the guilt of the accused beyond any reasonable shadow of doubt. The court also declined the plea of leniency raised by him. continued on page 2 c m y b PAGE 3 Produced by Loneranger and Zee, the film is directed by Manish Chavan, who makes his directorial debut with film. SUNRISE MONDAY 5:23 AM SUNDAY | 5 JUNE 2022 | LUDHIANA Covid claims one life after 45 days in dist Ludhiana, June 4 After a gap of 1.5 months, one patient lost his life to Covid-19 on Saturday. It was last on April 21 that a death was registered due to Covid in the district and since then no virus casualty has been reported in Ludhiana. There was no fresh case of Covid from the district on Saturday. One patient suffering from the disease was admitted to a private hospital. A total of 1,09,951 persons have tested positive for Covid since March 2020 while 2,281 persons from the district have succumbed to the virus so far. The recovery rate of Covid patients was 97.92 per cent on Saturday and there were 11 active cases in the district. Civil Surgeon SP Singh said people should continue taking safety precautions. “Vaccination is completely safe and people should get themselves vaccinated and also get the booster dose,” he said. — TNS COVID-19 FIGURES SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE 36,06,365 1,09,951 11 2 DEATHS 2,281 For any information related to Covid Contact: 0161-2444193 & 4622276
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