19072022-LT-01.qxd 7/19/2022 12:48 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE DISTRICT’S SHARE 69% IN TOTAL MOONG PROCUREMENT IN STATE Of the total 25,618.24 MT of pulse purchased in the state, Jagraon in Ludhiana dist alone buys 17,708 MT. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY INBRIEF FINANCIERS BOOKED FOR ABETTING SUICIDE Ludhiana: Hussan Lal (48), a resident of Chandan Nagar, Bhaura village, committed suicide by consuming some poisonous substance at his residence on Sunday. In a report lodged with the police, wife of the deceased Kuldeep Kaur has alleged that her husband had borrowed some money from financiers, who were putting pressure on him for payment of interest and the principal amount. “My husband had taken his life due to the harassment and humiliation by creditors,” she said. The police have booked Mattuji Finance Company, Preet Finance, Rinku and another unidentified person under Sections 306 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code for abetment of suicide. OC FIVE ARRESTED WITH HEROIN Ludhiana: The police have arrested five persons in separate incidents from the city on Sunday with heroin. Jaspreet Singh, a resident of Prem Nagar, Meerankot Chowk, Amritsar, was arrested from near Dholweal Chowk with 10 gm of heroin, Jatin Bhatia of Saidan Mohalla, Purana Bazaar, was held from Kila Mohalla with 15 gm of heroin, Sunit Sandhu of Gurcharan Nagar, Star Road, was arrested from CRPF Colony with 5 gm heroin, Mohan Singh of Gobind Nagar, Shimlapuri, was nabbed from the T-Point, Rishi Nagar, with 10 gm of heroin and Harwinder Singh, a resident of Meharban village, was arrested from Rahon Road with 9 gm of heroin. All accused had been booked under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act. OC POWER SHUTDOWN LUDHIANA 11am to 6pm: Ishar Nagar, Blocks A, B, C Dhillon Colony, Captain Nagar, Star Road Area Lohara, Lohara Village, Satguru Nagar, Gurmail Nagar, Gurbachan Nagar, Baapu Market, New Sunder Nagar, Shimplapuri, Preet Nagar, Kalgidhar Marg, Chimney Road, Azad Nagar, Gobindsar, Gobind Nagar, Old Police Chowki Road, Satguru Nagar, Suraj Nagar, Jeeto Market, Tedhi Road, Baagi Stand and Jujhar Nagar. PAGE 2 CELESTI BAIRAGEY TO MAKE TV DEBUT WITH RAJJO ROCKET Ludhiana, July 18 A 15-year old-girl, a native of Una in Himachal Pradesh and at present residing in the Upkar Nagar area, here, was found dead in mysterious circumstances. She was found hanging from a ceiling fan on the top floor of a house in Kundanpuri and apparently, a scene had been created to make it as a case of suicide. However, the parents of the girl and their neighbours raised an alarm and alleged that the girl was gagged before hanging her from the ceiling fan, which created an impression that she was raped and killed later. Kin of the girl and their neighbours gheraoed the Division 8 police station, demanding a fair probe and registration of a case of rape and murder against the family where the girl was working as a domestic help. According to information, SUSHMITA HITS BACK AT TROLLS CALLING HER GOLD DIGGER Star Plus will launch its new offering Rajjo Rocket soon. Celesti Bairagey will make her debut with the role of Rajjo. MAX 35°C | MIN 28°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C | MIN 27°C SUNSET TUESDAY 7:29 PM PAGE 4 After her relationship status became a public affair, Sushmita Sen hit back at trolls that were calling her a gold digger. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 5:36 AM Attempt to murder, loot case solved, 3 of auto gang held TUESDAY | 19 JULY 2022 | LUDHIANA 18 months on, work to rebuild Sua Road still incomplete Now, overflowing sewage adds to commuters’ woes Harshraj Singh Our Correspondent Tribune News Service Ludhiana, July 18 The police claimed to have solved a case involving loot and attempt to murder a Jammu-based fabricator, Irfan, a resident of Fatehpur Narain, Meerut district, in Uttar Pradesh and at present residing in Vijaipur (Jammu) with the arrest of three members of an auto gang. The police have recovered snatched property, including a plasma-cutting machine, a Samsung mobile phone, Rs 1,800 in cash along with a CNG auto-rickshaw (bearing registration no. 10-HJ-6359), allegedly used by the accused to commit the crime. Those arrested were identified as Gaurav Kumar, alias Goga, of Bapu Market, Giaspura, Gurpreet Singh, alias Rajan, of near Matt Di Chakki, Shimlapuri, and Rahul Kumar of Sua Road, Giaspura. ACP (South) Vaibhav Sehgal and Sahnewal SHO Amandeep Singh Brar said the victim had come to Ludhiana on July 8 Ludhiana, July 18 The Municipal Corporation has failed to complete the reconstruction work of Sua Road (from Peepal Chowk to Delhi Road) at Gobindgarh in Ward 28 even after passing of more than 18 months. Now, the overflowing sewage has increased the woes of commuters in the industrial area. The ready mix concrete (RMC) work, at an estimated cost of Rs 3 crore, on Sua Road was started in December 2020 and it was supposed to be completed within six months. However, it is still incomplete. A group of industrialists have raised the issue of the incomplete project many times but their complaints made to the civic body fell on deaf ears. A member of the Sua Road Industrialists’ Association, VS Gill, said they were forced to suffer a lot these days as sewers were badly overflowing, resulting in water accumulation on the stretch. “The road reconstruction Police officials address mediapersons in Ludhiana on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTO LOOTED ITEMS RECOVERED The police have recovered the snatched property, including a plasma-cutting machine, a Samsung mobile phone, Rs 1,800 in cash along with a CNG auto-rickshaw (bearing registration no. 10-HJ-6359), allegedly used by the three accused to commit the crime on July 8. from Jammu to get the plasmacutter machine repaired, which was purchased from Ludhiana. He said after alighting from a bus, he hired an auto-rickshaw for going towards the railway station and book a room in a hotel to spend the night. “The auto-rickshaw driver and the other person accompa- Grocer nabbed, 2 others booked in fraud cases Ludhiana, July 18 The police have arrested Jagdamba Prasad, a resident of Bindra Colony and the owner of a grocery store in Nanak Nagar, near Old Sabzi Mandi, here, for allegedly selling fake common salt under the brand name of Tata Salt. In a raid conducted at the shop of the accused, 622 kg of duplicate Tata Salt was seized by the police. In this regard, Phul Chand, a resident of Bhagat Singh Nagar, Barwala Road, in Dera Bassi had lodged a complaint with the police on behalf of Tata Consumer Products Limited, manufacturers of Tata Salt. The accused has been booked under Sections 63 and 65 of the Copyright Act. Hari Singh, along with his unknown accomplices, has been booked by the police under Sections 380 and 420 of the IPC for allegedly stealing three cheques from a drop box of the Sector 32-A branch of HDFC Bank and fraudulently getting the same credited to his bank account. The police took action after a complaint was lodged by Hitesh Rawal, branch manager of the bank and a resident of Sector 21, Samrala Road, here. The police have also booked Ranjit Singh of Jalal Usman in Amritsar district, under Section 420 of the IPC on the complaint of Suba Singh, a resident of Satjot Nagar, here. The complainant said he had struck a deal with the accused to purchase a plot measuring 211 sq yards in Threeke village for Rs 42 lakh. He had failed to get the sale deed of the plot registered even after receiving the payment for the same, he said. — OC nying him promised that they would get me a suitable room in a hotel and kept roaming on roads for quite sometime. They took me to a deserted place and around midnight, threw me out of the threewheeler. Afterwards, they attacked me with a heavy metal object. They snatched the Our Correspondent Ludhiana, July 18 The police have arrested three persons, Vinay Kumar, Johny, both residents of Manjit Nagar, Tibba Road, and Jaspreet Singh of Mayapuri, with snatched mobile phones. They have been booked under Sections 379B, 34 and 411 of the IPC. Found hanging in house where she was working as help; kin cry foul, allege rape, murder Kin of the victim and their neighbours argue with cops at Upkar Nagar in Ludhiana on Monday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN the deceased was working in the house of Neta Sharma (50) and his wife Kiran in the Kundanpuri locality. The couple is said to be absconding. The police have sent the body of the girl to the Civil Hospital for autopsy, which was expect- machine, a mobile phone, cash from me and threw me into the canal with the intent of killing me,” the complainant said. The police had registered a case at the Sahnewal police station on July 9 under Sections 379-B and 307 of the IPC, to which names of the accused had been added. During preliminary interrogation, the accused had confessed to the crime and they were being produced in a local court for obtaining remand and carry out intensive interrogation. Sewage overflows on Sua Road in Gobindgarh. TRIBUNE PHOTO PROJECT SUPPOSED TO BE COMPLETED IN JUNE 2021 The ready mix concrete work, at an estimated cost of Rs 3 crore, on Sua Road was started in December 2020 and it was supposed to be completed within six months. However, it is still incomplete. Industrialists had raised the matter last year too and they were ensured by MC officials that the project will be completed by December 31, 2021. project has not been constructed till date. Around 15-20 per cent work is still pending. The civic body has failed to pay any attention. It is difficult continued on page 2 3 held for snatching ; 2 mobiles, two-wheeler seized Mystery shrouds death of 15-year-old Himachal girl Our Correspondent PAGE 3 ed to be conducted tomorrow. Joint Commissioner of Police Narinder Bhargav said the police had recorded the statements of the parents of the girl and further action as per law would be taken on the basis of the autopsy report. c m y b Vikas Kumar, a resident of Chet Singh Nagar, Gill Road, had lodged a report with the police stating that three Honda Activa-borne youths had accosted him on Noorwala Road when he was going on foot. He was talking to somebody over his mobile phone. “The trio snatched my mobile phone and fled the spot,” he said. During the investigation, the police nabbed the three accused and recovered a Honda Activa scooter (bearing registration no. PB91Q-2040), which was used in the crime, and two mobile phones from them. Three nabbed with two stolen vehicles The police have arrested Deepak Sharma, a resident of Prem Vihar, Jassian Road, from near Saggu Chowk on Sunday with a stolen motorcycle sans registration number. The accused was going to sell the stolen motorcycle. A case under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC has been registered against him. In another incident, two vehicle thieves, Arvinder Singh, a resident of Chimny Road, Shimlapuri, and Surinder Kumar, a resident of Prem Vihar, Tibba Road, were nabbed from near Fountain Chowk on Sunday when the duo was going to sell the stolen Honda Activa scooter, which was without registration number. The accused have been booked under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC.
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