10072022-ATR-01.qxd 7/9/2022 11:32 PM Page 1 c m y b Amritsar TRIBUNE MC: DELIMITATION SURVEY WILL BE COMPLETED WITHIN 10 DAYS Over 1.40 lakh houses have been surveyed under the ongoing survey for delimitation of MC wards in the city. FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY SKY INBRIEF DRIVE AGAINST DRUG MENACE Tarn Taran: In a special drive aimed at wiping out the drug menace under the supervision of IG Rakesh Agrawal, teams of the district police seized 474 loose intoxicating tablets and 460-gm heroin in 32 villages of the district on Saturday. The police with 400 police personnel led by two SPs and 12 DSPs launched the operation against drug peddlers from 11 am to 3 pm. The police also recovered 38,250 illicit liquor and 650 kg of lahan. The police said 14 FIRs had been registered and 14 accused arrested. OC GOODS STOLEN FROM SCHOOL Tarn Taran: Various articles and eatable items to be distributed among students were stolen from Government Elementary School at Dhunn village. ASI Satnam Singh posted at the Khalra police station said the theft took place on the intervening night of July 7 and 8. He said the items stolen included 42-inch LED, printer, one set of sound system with the mike, cash, chocolate, biscuits packets, blanket, cover sheets, etc. The ASI said the footage of CCTVs installed nearby was being examined to identify the thieves. A case has been registered. OC PAGE 2 ACTRESS SARGUN MEHTA ALL SET FOR BOLLYWOOD DEBUT PAGE 3 Already known in Punjabi film industry, actress Sargun Mehta is all set to make her Bollywood debut soon. MAX 35°C | MIN 29°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C | MIN 31°C SUNSET SUNDAY 7:38 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 5:33 AM PK Jaiswar Tribune News Service Police personnel carry out cordon and search operations in Amritsar on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO POLICE IMPOUND 11 VEHICLES ■ During the search operations, the police confiscated 280-gm heroin and 4,400-kg lahan (raw material for brewing illicit liquor). The police also detained 10 suspects and impounded 11 vehicles ■ The search ops were led by ADGP (Railways) MF Farooqui in city and IG Naunihal Singh in rural belt six persons and registered different cases under the NDPS Act and the Excise Act. He said the police would investigate into the backward and forward linkages to unearth the entire nexus. Meanwhile, the city police team led by the ADGP (Railways) and Police Commissioner Arun Pal Singh carried out search operation in flats locat- the operation ❝The basic ideaofofsecurity amongwas to inculcate a sense the common man and also break the supply chain. The operations also help check the movement of anti-social elements. ed in the Maqboolpura area. During the raid, it arrested two persons and seized around 11gm heroin. Besides, 11 suspects were also detained and their antecedents were being verified. The Police Commissioner said the police teams also impounded 11 suspicious vehicles from the flats. Farooqui said the basic idea of the operation was to incul- ❞ MF Farooqui, ADGP (RAILWAYS) cate a sense of security among the common man and also break the supply chain and drug rackets. The search operations also helped to check the movement of antisocial elements, gangsters and drug traffickers. He said profiles of those arrested with narcotics would be made and follow up action would also be taken. SUNDAY | 10 JULY 2022 | AMRITSAR 9 peddlers held, drugs confiscated Amritsar, July 9 The city police arrested nine alleged drug peddlers and recovered narcotic substances from their possession on Friday. Accused Mohit Kumar of Gilwali Gate and Saurabh Malhotra of Fateh Singh Colony were arrested for allegedly possessing 10-gm heroin. The police also recovered Rs 5.28 lakh alleged drug proceeds from them. SHO Gurmeet Singh said they received a tipoff that they were involved in drug peddling in various areas in the city. He said they were produced in a court and brought on police remand for further interrogation. Similarly, Gate Hakima police arrested Manjit Singh of Fatahpur Adda and recovered 15-gm heroin from him. Arshdeep Singh of Fatahpur and Shawan of Indra Colony in Mustafabad were nabbed by the police for possessing 10gm and 45-gm heroin respectively. The police also seized a scooter from Arshdeep. Sukhraj Singh of Gumtala bypass and Ranjit Singh of Bhai Manjh Singh Road were held with 10-gm heroin each. Meanwhile, Hardev Singh of Nangli village was arrested by Sadar police with 550 intoxicating tablets. A prisoner, Karan Kumar was caught by Amritsar Central Jail staff with 100 sedative pills during surprise checking. — TNS Mosquito larvae detected at 20 places in Putlighar area Manmeet Singh Gill Tribune News Service Amritsar, July 9 Under the pre-emptive efforts being made by the Health Department to check the spread of dengue and malaria, the department has deployed 35 teams in the district to detect and destroy mosquito larvae at public and private properties. LUXMI TILES OPENS TOMORROW (11.07.2022) AT MALL ROAD, AMRITSAR LUXMI TILES MALL ROAD, AMRITSAR | M. 9815821787 c m y b PAGE 4 Priyanka Charan, who was seen in film Karva Chauth, has made her music video debut with a song titled Baarish. 10 rounded up; heroin, lahan seized in police search ops Amritsar, July 9 In their drive against drug abuse, the Punjab Police today carried out cordon and search operations in the city as well as border villages. The search operations were led by ADGP (Railways) MF Farooqui in the city and IG Naunihal Singh in the rural belt. During the operation, the police confiscated 280-gm heroin and 4,400-kg lahan (raw material for brewing illicit liquor). The police also detained 10 suspects and impounded 11 vehicles. Amritsar (Rural) SSP Swarndeep Singh said the police conduced cordon and search operations in nine border villages and towns including Mode, Dhanoe, Bachiwind, Kakkar, Lodhigujjar, Khiala, Boparai, Kohali and Chogawan. Two SP rank officials Gurmeet Singh and Amandeep Kaur, five DSPs, six inspectors and around 170 cops were a part of the raiding police teams. The six-hour operation led to the seizure of 269-gm heroin, 2,500 intoxicating tablets and 4,400-kg lahan from the rural belt. The police arrested PRIYANKA CHARAN EXCITED ABOUT HER FIRST MUSIC VIDEO District Epidemiologist Dr Madan Mohan said: “Our mandate is to detect and destroy mosquito larvae. We later pass on the information to concerned officials of the MC, which issues challans to the owners of properties where larvae are found.” He said in an inspection of several households in the continued on page 2
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