04092022-LT-01.qxd 9/4/2022 12:48 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE 11 OF 12 CLASS IV STAFF POSTS LYING VACANT IN GOVT SCHOOL PAGE 2 Visually challenged Ajay is lone Class IV employee at Government Senior Secondary Smart School (Multipurpose). FORECAST GENERALLY CLOUDY INBRIEF TWO HELD WITH 7 MOBILES, 2 BIKES Ludhiana: The Kotwali police on Saturday arrested two persons and seized seven mobile phones and two motorcycles from them. The suspects have been identified as Preet Kumar of Fatehgarh Sahib and Guddu of Ludhiana. SHO (Kotwali) SI Kuldeep Singh said a tip-off was received that the suspects were running a snatchers’ gang. After getting information about their location, the police conducted a raid and nabbed them. The mobile phones seized from them were snatched from city residents while motorcycles were stolen in the recent past. Police remand of the suspects would be sought to investigate their involvement in snatching incidents reported in the past. TNS Suspecting illicit relationship, man kills daughter-in-law Ludhiana, September 3 A man suspecting illicit relationship of his daughterin-law strangled her to death on Friday at Partap Nagar, here. The Police Division 6 on Saturday evening arrested the suspect, identified as Gobhi Lal, a resident of the same locality. ACP Jyoti Yadav said the suspect and his son Monu were living in separate houses in Partap Nagar. Yesterday, he went to his son’s house where he found his daughterin-law Laxmi alone and strangled her to death. The suspect admitted that he had committed the murder as the woman was allegedly having an illicit relationship. He said he had warned her to stop the illicit affair but she did not budge so he decided to eliminate her. The ACP said initially it was a blind murder case but thorough investigation confirmed the role of the deceased’s father-in-law. A CCTV footage was also recovered from the locality which had captured the suspect roaming near his son’s house. Moreover, he had also confessed to having committed the crime. Sources said the suspect had also apprised his son Monu of the character of the deceased but he trusted his wife. — TNS MAX 34°C | MIN 25°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 26°C SUNSET SUNDAY 6:46 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 6:04 AM Nangal Kalan youngster murders woman in broad daylight Our Correspondent Man rapes woman, shares her obscene photos on social media Suspect, wife blackmail victim, extort ~5 lakh; booked Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 3 The Sarabha Nagar police have registered a case against a man who raped a woman and also took her objectionable photographs. The suspect, along with his wife, used the photos to extort Rs 5 lakh from the victim. The suspects have been identified as Sarabpreet Singh Matharu and his wife Mansippi Matharu, residents of the Dhandra road. The complainant, a resident of BRS Nagar, said she had a friendship with Sarabpreet and in July, he forcibly developed sexual relationship with her and also clicked her obscene pictures. “When the wife of the suspect came to know that he was possessing my obscene pictures, she, along with him, hatched a conspiracy to extort money from me. The suspects threatened to viral the pictures on social media and extorted Rs 5 lakh from me,” she said. The woman said later, the couple again demanded Rs 5 lakh else warned to upload her objectionable pictures on social media. She said when she refused to give Rs 5 lakh to the duo, they uploaded her pictures on social media. She also complained to the police in this regard. Investigating officer inspector Satbir Singh said after registering a case against the couple on Friday, raids were being conducted to nab them. The murder suspect was arrested by the police late on Friday night. TRIBUNE PHOTO YOUTH HAD REACHED WOMAN’S HOME RECENTLY Over a week ago, Sukhdeep Singh, the suspect, reached the victim’s home to meet her after which members of her family warned him against following the woman or even calling her. pect reached the victim’s home to meet her after which members of her family warned him against following Ravinder or even calling her. On Friday afternoon, Sukhdeep entered the 7 fresh Covid cases MC collects ~38L property tax Tribune News Service COVID-19 FIGURES SAMPLES POSITIVE ACTIVE DEATHS 39,14,449 1,13,395 59 1 3,016 which 37,85,802 were found negative. Samples of 3,019 suspected patients were sent for testing today, the results of which are expected shortly. Ludhiana, September 3 Suvidha Centres and offices of the Municipal Corporation were opened on Saturday for the collection of property tax. On the occasion, water supply and sewerage charges were also collected. The MC collected Rs 51 lakh, including Rs 38 lakh as property tax and Rs 13 lakh as water supply and sewerage charges, today. Notably, residents can deposit their property tax for the current financial year 2022-23 and take benefit of 10 per cent rebate, if it is deposited by September 30. For the collection of tax, the MC has decided to keep offices and suvidha centres at all four zones open on Saturdays and last Sunday during September. These would now remain open on September 10, 17 and 24 (Saturdays) and September 25 (Sunday). — TNS Faces 9 smuggling cases registered against him at Ladhowal Tribune News Service The suspect in police custody in Ludhiana on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO thene bag was checked, 31 gram of heroin was seized. The SHO said the suspect also had a notorious past as nine cases of drug and liquor smuggling were already registered against him at the Ladhowal police station. He SUNDAY | 4 SEPTEMBER 2022 | LUDHIANA Peaceful protest Sukhdeep had started following and harassing his daughter Ravinder Kaur after she met him, in the market near the private hospital where he was working, about four months ago. Over a week ago, the sus- Ludhiana, September 3 According to the office of the Civil Surgeon, Ludhiana, seven persons tested positive for Covid in Ludhiana district while no loss of life was reported due to the virus on Saturday. Civil Surgeon Hitinder Kaur said 1,13,395 persons have tested positive and a total of 3,016 patients lost their lives to the deadly virus since March 2020 in the district. On Saturday, there were 59 active cases, of which 56 have been asked to isolate themselves in their homes while three are admitted to private hospitals. At present, the recovery rate of Covid-19 patients is 97.29 per cent. Till date, 39,14,449 samples have been taken, of PAGE 4 Veteran Hollywood actress Jane Fonda recently shared that she has been diagnosed with cancer. Jilted lover kills woman at her salon, arrested Raikot, September 3 A youth from Nangal Kalan village in Ludhiana district killed a woman, a resident of Sehzad village, in broad daylight when she was working at her salon in Jodhan village, near here, on Friday. The salon is situated in a business complex on Raikot-Ludhiana Road. The suspect, after committing the crime, managed to flee after locking the salon from outside as the lone female assistant of the deceased had left the place in panic. The suspect, identified as Sukhdeep Singh, an employee of a private hospital at Jodhan, was arrested by the Sadhar police late on Friday night. The deceased has been identified as Ravinder Kaur of Sehzad village. Sadhar SHO Davinder Singh said Sukhdeep had allegedly attacked the victim on her face and neck and it was suspected that he had later strangled her to death. Deceased’s father Charanjit Singh of Sehzad village informed the police that HOLLYWOOD ACTOR JANE FONDA DIAGNOSED WITH CANCER Actor Charu Asopa & Rajvee Sen shared family photos on Instagram, announcing that they are not heading for divorce. Man nabbed with heroin Ludhiana, September 3 The Ladhowal police nabbed a man and seized 31 gram of heroin from his possession. The suspect has been identified as Sarvan Singh Gabbar, a resident of Bholewal Jadid village. ADCP Shubham Aggarwal and SHO (Ladhowal) Varinderpal Singh Uppal issued a statement in this regard. The ADCP said the police had installed a naka near the Sutlej where on suspicion, a pedestrian was asked to stop for checking. But the latter started running after throwing a polythene bag on the road. The police managed to chase him and when the poly- PAGE 3 CHARU ASOPA & RAJEEV SEN ARE NOT GOING FOR DIVORCE had allegedly started the notorious trade again after being released on bail. Uppal added that the police remand of the suspect would be sought so that the entire supply chain of drugs could be busted. c m y b salon and started beating her. The only female assistant of Ravinder Kaur left the spot in panic and informed Charanjit and his son Amninder Singh about the incident. The door of the salon was found locked when Charanjit along with others reached there. The woman was found lying in a pool of blood in her cabin when the family members broke open the door. Members of the Christian community take out a candlelight march to mark their protest against the vandalism of a Tarn Taran church, in Ludhiana on Saturday. HIMANSHU MAHAJAN MLAs attend parent-teacher meets at govt schools to understand problems Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 3 In the first such initiative in the state, Members of Legislative Assembly (MLAs) of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday joined parent-teachers meetings (PTMs) held at government schools of the district and interacted with teachers, students and parents to understand ground realities of educational institutes. MLAs Sarvjit Kaur Manuke, Rajinderpal Kaur Chhina, Manwinder Singh Giaspura, Ashok Parashar Pappi, Tarunpreet Singh Sond, Kulwant Singh Sidhu, Jiwan Singh Sangowal and Jagtar Singh Dyalpura and others visited the schools falling in their respective constituencies today. MLA Ashok Parashar Pappi interacts with students at a government school in Ludhiana on Saturday. HIMANSHU MAHAJAN SEE ALSO P2 Exhorting students to never give up, the MLAs said success and setbacks were part of life and those who overcome challenges and obstacles, were always remembered by the world. They said the students must imbibe qualities of hard work, determination and dedication in their lives as these were the key to success. The MLAs reiterated the commitment of the Punjab Government to transform the education system of the state and said a multipronged strategy was being implemented to bring back the glory of government schools. They said the AAP dispensa- tion had already started focusing on empowering government schools in the state by ramping up infrastructure and recruiting teachers and other staff. Calling teachers nationbuilders, they solicited their wholehearted support. Meanwhile, Deputy Commissioner Surabhi Malik, along with MLA Rajinderpal Kaur Chhina, visited Government Senior Secondary School, Dholewal, and Giaspura, and Government Primary School, Dhandari, and met parents and teachers. Malik also motivated the students to dream big and work with discipline to achieve their goals. They also tasted the food prepared in the mid-day meal kitchen to check its quality.
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