06082022-LT-01.qxd 06-08-2022 00:12 Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE BSF BIKE SHOW AT AGRICULTURAL VARSITY ENTHRALS SPECTATORS ‘BSF Janbaaz Motorcycle Show’ was organised at Punjab agri university to mark ‘Azadi Ka Amrit Mahotsav’. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY INBRIEF 2 ELECTROCUTED AT SATSANG GHAR Ludhiana: Two persons got electrocuted at Radha Soami Satsang Ghar, situated in Bhattian, near Mullanpur Dakha, on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Ratan Singh and Mahinder Singh. Both had been performing sewa at the Satsang Ghar from long time. The incident occurred when both were cleaning a shed while standing on an iron ladder. Unfortunately, the ladder came into contact with high tensions wires. After conducting the post-mortem examination of the deceased, inquest proceedings were initiated by the police under Section 174, CrPc. TNS MC DEPLOYS STAFF AT 2 PARKING LOTS Ludhiana: After an agreement with private firms/contractors expired, the Municipal Corporation (MC) on Friday deployed its staff at parking lots of the main Sarabha Nagar market and Model Town extension market. The MC’s tehbazari in-charge Tejinderpal Singh Panchhi said the civic body would handle these parking lots from now onwards. TNS MAN BOOKED FOR INDECENT REMARKS Ludhiana: The police on Thursday registered a case against a man identified as Gurvinder Singh Prinkle for passing objectionable remarks against woman and daughter. The complainant stated that last year the accused had posted a video on social media in which he passed objectionable remarks against her and her daughter. Notably, the accused was in Congress and joined the BJP recently. TNS PAGE 2 CHEF SHIPRA KHANNA OPENS UP ON MALE DOMINANCE MAX 33°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 32°C | MIN 27°C 3 booked for duping farmer of ~18.9 lakh Mandi Ahmedgarh, August 5 Three persons, including an authorised travel agent, have been booked by the rural police for allegedly duping a farmer of Bassian village in the district of Rs 18.90 lakh on the pretext of sending his son abroad. The accused were identified as Vaid Bhoop Singh of Gali No. 2, Ahmedgarh, Kushal Deep Singh of Dheer Wali Gali, Mansa, and his father Pritpal Singh. A case was registered against them at the Raikot Sadar police station. No arrest has been made so far. Earlier, Jagdev Singh had stated to the police that Vaid Bhoop Singh, one of his old acquaintances, had promised to send his son Gagan Deep Singh abroad and the deal was settled at Rs 20 lakh. The complainant claimed to have paid Rs 18.90 lakh to the accused. When the accused failed to send his son abroad, the complainant approached the SSP , Ludhiana (Rural), who further marked an inquiry to the DSP , Raikot, Prabhjot Kaur. — OC SUNSET SATURDAY 7:18 PM Wrong turn leads to mishap | Outlet owner claims ~2L loss Our Correspondent One of the two trucks that rammed into a bakery shop at Kohara Chowk on Friday. TRIBUNE PHOTO said all material stored in his bakery shop was destroyed. “I have suffered a loss of Rs 2 lakh. A complaint has been lodged with the police. Officials have assured appropriate action in the case,” said Deepak. Investigation officer ASI Major Singh said owners of the two trucks had been called. A case would be registered in this regard soon, he said. When asked about delay in clearing the traffic con- List of approved colonies uploaded on e-naksha portal Tribune News Service Participants during the launch of drive against single-use plastic at Government College for Girls, Ludhiana. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN Awareness drive against single-useplasticlaunched Tribune News Service Ludhiana, August 5 The district administration and MLAs today launched an awareness drive on the singleuse plastic ban. Residents were encouraged to use jute and cloth bags to save environment from hazardous effects of plastic during the drive. The drive was launched in the presence of MLAs Sarvjit Kaur Manuke, Rajinder Pal Kaur Chhina, Daljit Singh Grewal, Jiwan Singh Sangowal, Kulwant Singh Sidhu, Ashok Parashar Pappi, Hakam Singh Thekedar and Deputy Commissioner (DC) Surabhi Malik at a districtlevel function held in Government College for Girls, Bharat Nagar Chowk, today. The MLAs and DC said single-use plastic items were used only once and discarded by the people. They said single-use items like ear buds, candy and icecream sticks, polystyrene (Thermocol for decoration), PVC banners less than 100 microns thick, stirrers, wrapping films Continued on page 2 Ludhiana, August 5 The Municipal Corporation (MC) has issued a public notice regarding licensed, authorised colonies and schemes with area details, khasra numbers and approved layout plan where no objection certificates (NOCs) are not required for registration of sale deed or transfer of rights. A list of such colonies and schemes has also been uploaded on the e-naksha portal of the department. No NOC is required for the registration of sale deeds for these areas. Also, the MC has identified zones falling in core areas/‘Lal lakir’ and uploaded information regarding the same on the enaksha portal. According to the MC, no NOC is required for the registration of sale deeds for these areas. Besides, NOC is not required for registration of sale deeds in case the land is divided or proposed to be Continued on page 2 2 drug peddlers get 12-year jail Legal Correspondent Ludhiana, August 5 The Court of Additional Sessions Judge Shiv Mohan Garg has convicted two persons identified as Sunil Kumar and Ashu Masih, both residents of Gurdaspur district, in a narcotics case. The duo were ordered to undergo rigorous imprisonment for 12 years each. Pronouncing the verdict, the court held that the prosecution had successfully proved charges levelled against the accused beyond any doubt. Both the accused were also ordered to pay a fine of Rs 1.5 lakh each. The Judge also turned down the plea of leniency raised by the accused. Divulging details, Additional Public Prosecutor SS Haider apprised that a case against the duo was registered at the Khanna city police station on December 11, 2018. On that day, a police party of the anti-narcotics cell headed by Sub-Inspector Labh Singh had laid a naka on the Khanna-Delhi National Highway and checking vehicles. On seeing naka, the accused alighted from their vehicle and tried to run away with bags on their shoulders. Following suspicion, the police party stopped them. Thereafter, SP (Investigation) Jasvir Singh was called on the spot. In his presence, the accused were searched. The police party recovered 35,700 capsules from bag of Sunil Kumar and 35,400 capsules from bag of Ashu Masih. They were taken into custody and charge sheet was filed against them. However, during trial the accused pleaded not guilty. But after appreciating the evidence on record, the court found them guilty of possessing huge quantity of intoxicating capsules without any permit or licence and sentenced them to 12-year rigorous imprisonment. c m y b gestion, the ASI said the police reached the spot soon after getting information about the accident. “Removing two vehicles from the accident spot with the help of cranes took a long time,” he said. PAGE 4 Based on Japanese novel Maria Beetle published in English as Bullet Train, the screenplay spreads in many direction. SUNRISE SUNDAY 5:47 AM Traffic stalled for 6 hrs as two trucks ram into shop at Kohara Sahnewal, August 5 Two trucks, each coming from different directions, rammed into a bakery shop after colliding at Kohara Chowk in the wee hours today. The driver of trunk (bearing registration No. HR 38 X 7602), who was coming from the Sahnewal side, suddenly took a wrong turn from Kohara Chowk. His vehicle collided with a truck (bearing registration No. PB 08 BR 9137) driven by Dilbag Singh of Shahkot, Jalandhar, who was coming from the Ludhiana side, at Kohara Chowk around 2 pm today. Both drivers lost control over their trucks, which then rammed into a nearby bakery shop. The accident led to a huge traffic jam on the Ludhiana-Chandigarh road, which could not be cleared for the next six hours. The police had a tough time clearing the traffic congestion. It was only when cranes pulled out trucks from the bakery shop that the traffic could be streamlined. Owner Deepak Kumar THE PLOT KEEPS ONE ENGAGED WITH DRAMA IN BULLET TRAIN In Zee Café’s Not Just a Chat Show, Shipra discusses with Anushka Sen how culinary industry was initially dominated by men. POWER SHUTDOWN LUDHIANA 10 am to 3 pm: South City All Blocks, Garden Enclave, Basera Heights, Ayali Khurd, Dashmesh Nagar, F2 Raceway, Canal Road, Jesus Sacred Heart School, Golf Link, Sharman Vatika, Surya Enclave, Raikoti Jain Colony and Humbran Road. 10 am to 6 pm: Industrial Area-A, Ghora Road up to Link road and surrounding areas. PAGE 3 SATURDAY | 6 AUGUST 2022 | LUDHIANA Sena activists, agent’s family exchange heated wordsatCPoffice,clashaverted Tribune News Service Ludhiana, August 5 An uproar was witnessed at the Police Commissioner (CP) office on Friday when Shiv Sena led by its leader Rajiv Tandon came to protest here, along with complainants, to whom Ghai, a notorious agent facing over 100 cases of travel fraud, had allegedly issued fake visas. On the other hand, family members of travel agent Ghai also reached the CP office and alleged that Shiv Sena was demanding Rs 10 lakh from them. Situation escalated when both the parties started exchanging heated arguments. The police had to call extra force to calm down protesters and travel agent’s family members. The ACP Civil , Lines, Harish Behl, also rushed to the CP office to prevent clash between both the parties. Family members of a travel agent argue with cops at the Police Commissioner’s office in Ludhiana. HIMANSHU MAHAJAN “We have met several complainants to whom Ghai issued fake visas and took lakhs of rupees. We want the police to register fresh cases against Ghai and help victims whose hard earned money has been gulped by the agent,” said Tandon. About the allegations of demanding Rs 10 lakh bribe, Tandon said, “Ghai’s family members are levelling baseless allegations. They want to stop Shiv Sena from protesting against Ghai.” Meanwhile, Ghai’s family members said they had submitted a complaint against Shiv Sena leader Rajiv Tandon, who demanded Rs 10 lakh bribe, but so far police had not conducted any probe in this regard. The ACP Civil Lines, Harish Behl, , said probe would be conducted into complaints of both the parties. Action would be taken as per the law, the ACP added. 3 mobiles , tobacco recovered from jail Tribune News Service Ludhiana, August 5 A surprise checking at the Central Jail has led to the recovery of three mobile phones and chewable tobacco in separate cases. In one of the cases, the jail staff nabbed father of an inmate, who had come to handover tobacco to his son. In the first case, the police booked two inmates and recovered two mobile phones and 30 gm of tobacco from them. The accused have been identified as Karamjit Singh and Jobanpreet. A case under Prisons Act was registered against them yesterday. In another case, the jail staff recovered 10 sachets of tobacco and one mobile phone Continued on page 2
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