09072022-LT-01.qxd 7/9/2022 12:31 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE 1 HELD, 2 BOOKED IN RAPE CASES PAGE 2 MERE SAI TAKES A LEAP The Ludhiana police on Thursday arrested a man and booked two other persons in two incidents of rape in city. The TV show crossed the milestone of five years in 2022 and is all set to step into the next chapter of Sai Katha. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY MAX 33°C | MIN 29°C | YESTERDAY MAX 37°C | MIN 29°C 63-yr-old former sarpanch found murdered at farm Our Correspondent VICTIM WAS SLATED TO LEAVE FOR CANADA Doraha, July 8 Former sarpanch of Chankoin Khurd village was brutally murdered under mysterious circumstances at his animal farm today. The body has been sent to the mortuary and the postmortem examination will be conducted tomorrow. A case has been registered against unidentified accused at the Doraha police station. The body of Jagdev Singh (63) was found lying in a pool of blood by one of his servants, who reached the animal farm at around 2 pm to perform his daily chores. He had to climb up the wall of the farm when the deceased failed to respond to his calls. It has been learnt that the victim returned from his The deceased, Jagdev Singh, was residing in Canada with his wife and younger son. He had come to stay with his elder son and his family at the village and was supposed to return to Canada in days to come. fields to the animal farm around 11 am. He was sitting on a chair in the farm Jagdev Singh, when the misthe deceased. creants attacked on his head twice with some sharp weapons. As Jagdev tried to stop the attackers, they cut his fingers, the police said. The victim was residing in Canada with his wife and younger son. He had come to stay with his elder son and his family at the village and was supposed to return to Canada in days to come. Residents of the village, who are shocked to know about the incident, said he was a humble man. Payal DSP Harwinder Singh Khaira, Doraha SHO Lakhveer Singh and CIA in-charge Vinod Kumar, along with the police party, reached the spot and started investigation. The Doraha SHO said a case had been registered against unidentified miscreants. Investigation was on and soon, the murderers would be in police custody. The body had been kept at the mortuary and would be sent for post-mortem examination tomorrow, he said. SUNSET SATURDAY 7:33 PM Ludhiana, July 8 The Police Division 7 today arrested a Barnala-based man and recovered .30 bore countrymade pistol along with five live cartridges from him. The suspect has been identified as Balwant Singh, alias Babbu, a resident of Dhilawan village, Barnala. ADCP Tushar Gupta, ACP Gurdev Singh, Inspector Amandeep Singh Brar addressed a press conference in this regard on Friday. ADCP Tushar said the police party was conducting a routine patrolling at Sanjay Gandhi Colony where on suspicion, a pedestrian was asked to stop for checking. The suspect instead of stopping at the naka, tried to flee continued on page 2 PAGE 4 Streaming giant Netflix is helping finance Johnny Depp’s movie comeback following his defamation case win against ex-wife. SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:30 AM SATURDAY | 9 JULY 2022 | LUDHIANA Youth thrown off moving train, robbed of cell phone, cash Tribune News Service Ludhiana, July 8 Two miscreants in a bid to loot a youth thrown the latter out of the moving train.They robbed him of his mobile phone and cash. The victim, Jatinder, suffered injuries and admitted to a Civil Hospital here for treatment. The train was reportedly running at a slow speed when the victim was pushed out of it. As per information, the youth was going to Hoshiarpur from Bihar. When the train started after a brief stoppage at the Ludhiana railway station, the two miscreants snatched his mobile phone. Afterwards, they Man held with illegal pistol, cartridges Tribune News Service NETFLIX BACKS JOHNNY DEPP PAGE 3 Cops address mediapersons in Ludhiana on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO c m y b threw Jatinder off the train and the duo also jumped off it. They also took away Rs 2,300 from the victim. “Since I suffered injuries, the miscreants also looted Rs 2,300 from my pocket. It was only when someone informed the railway police, the latter took me to the Civil Hospital,” the complainant alleged. The railway police officials said a probe had been started to get any clue about the robbers. They would be nabbed soon. Meanwhile, passengers travelling in the train alleged that the railway police should keep a tab over such criminal elements who roam in trains and target passengers. Youth nabbed with 100 gm heroin Ludhiana, July 8 The CIA-1 wing of the city police today nabbed a youngster and recovered 100 gm of heroin from his possession. The accused has been identified as Vikramjit Singh, alias Gaurav, a resident of Gagandeep Colony, Haibowal. CIA in-charge inspector Rajesh Kumar in a statement issued said the CIA team was continued on page 2 Sale THE RAAS DELHI | CHANDIGARH SECTOR- 17D | LONDON +91 11 40708899 | + 91 9810558000 W W W. F RO N T I E R R A A S . CO M
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