05092022-CT-01.qxd 9/5/2022 1:27 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh TRIBUNE MONDAY | 5 SEPTEMBER 2022 | CHANDIGARH BRAIN DEAD BOY’S HEART TRANSPLANTED ON SOLDIER PAGE 3 Kin of a brain dead youth donate his heart at PGI. Organ transplanted on a 54-year-old soldier at Delhi hospital. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY PAGE 3 Residents of Kumbhra stage a protest complaining about supply of dirty, muddy tap water for past few days. MAX 36°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 36°C | MIN 25.7°C SUNSET MONDAY 6:40 PM PAGE 3 TRIPLE DELIGHT FOR ANUPRIYA, RIJUL AT BADMINTON TOURNEY Anupriya and Rijul win three titles each in Chandigarh State Badminton Championship at Sector 7 complex. SUNRISE TUESDAY 6:02 AM TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE Most inmates of Burail Jail Joyride crashes at below 30 yrs of age: Report Mohali fair, 10 hurt 59.9% undertrials, 39.1% convicts aged between 18 and 30 TRICITY COVID REPORT CHD RESIDENTS OF KUMBHRA VILLAGE PROTEST DIRTY WATER SUPPLY P’KULA MOHALI POSITIVE 98,933 48,225 1,00,802 RECOVERED 97,542 47,741 99,518 NEW CASES 34 9 6 ACTIVE 210 64 117 CHANGE 8 5 11 DEATHS 1,181 420 1,167 NEW 0 0 0 PHOTO: VICKY Tribune News Service AIR QUALITY INDEX Amit Sharma CHANDIGARH PANCHKULA 47 MOHALI Tribune News Service 67 85 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 Chandigarh, September 4 A large number of undertrials and convicts lodged at the Model Jail, Burail, here are youth — 59.9 per cent undertrials and 39.1 per cent convicts are in the age group of 18 to 30. According to a report of the National Crime Records Bureau (NCRB), the jail has a capacity of 1,120 inmates, including 1,000 men and 120 women. However, a total of 897 prisoners, including 851 men and 46 women were lodged in the jail as on December 31, 2021. Of the 897 prisoners, 179 were convicts and 718 undertrials. Among the 718 undertrials, 430 were in the 18-30 age group, while 242, which is 33.7 per cent, were of the age between 30 and 50, and the remaining 60 were 50 years old and above. The convicts lodged in the jail also comprised a large number of youngsters. As per the figures, of the 179 con- SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF SEC 21 MAN LOSES ~9K IN LOAN FRAUD Chandigarh: A resident of Sector 21 was duped of Rs 9,045 on the pretext of providing a loan. Complainant Arvind Kumar reported that an unidentified person defrauded him by making him download an App on the pretext of providing him a loan. A case has been registered under Sections 384, 420, 468, 471, 509 and 120-B of the IPC at the Cyber Crime police station. TNS THEFT AT HOUSE IN MAULI JAGRAN Chandigarh: A theft was reported from a house at Mauli Jagran. Complainant Raghav Ram reported that unknown person stole gold jewellery and Rs 1 lakh from his house. A case has been registered. TNS victs, 70 were in the age bracket of 18 to 30 years and 100 were of the age between 30 and 50. Nine convicts were 50 years old and above. Educational facilities The jail authorities provide educational facilities to the inmates who want to pursue studies. During 2021, 45 inmates were provided elementary education, 29 received adult education and 35 inmates were imparted higher education. Various vocational courses, including agriculture, carpentry, canning and tailoring, were also provided to the inmates. A total of 316 inmates benefitted from this facility. NCRB REPORT FINDINGS INMATES JAIL CAPACITY 1,120 Male 1,000 Female 120 PRISONERS (as on Dec 31, 2021) 897 Men 851 Undertrials 718 women 46 Convicts 179 ~9.53 crore spent on inmates during 2021-22 The jail authorities had spent Rs 9.53 crore on the inmates during 2021-22 —Rs 4.21 crore on food, Rs 4.65 crore on education and vocational courses, and the remaining amount on clothing, medical and welfare activities. EDUCATIONAL PROFILE Illiterate Under Class X Class X and above Graduates Holding technical degrees/diploma Postgraduates Undertrials 170 345 144 43 6 10 Convicts 32 85 36 20 2 4 Mohali, September 4 At least 10 persons, including children and women, were injured when a joyride broke down at the Dasehra Ground in Phase 8 here around 9 pm today. The spinning wheel, around 80-ft high, tilted slightly after a holding cable snapped and came crashing down. The victims suffered head and neck injuries. No ambulance was at the spot. A nearby PCR rushed the injured to the Civil Hospital, Phase 6. Bouncers and the management staff fled the place as onlookers chased them. Eyewitnesses said more than 15 persons were on the joyride. Safety measures were not adequate at the place, they complained. Prima facie, there was negligence on the part of the fair management, the police said. Doctors said five patients, including three women, were admitted to the Civil Hospital. The victims have complained of neck, continued on page 3 Chandigarh, September 4 Son of Punjab Police AIG Sarbjit Singh has been booked by the local police for illegally possessing a Glock pistol and 13 cartridges. The police had set up a naka at the Sector 17/18 light point last night. They signalled an SUV (Jeep Rubicon) coming from the Government Press light point to stop.The vehicle was driven by Parvar Nishan Singh (24), son of the AIG, while his friend, a Sector 19 resident, was sitting next to him. The police said a search of the vehicle yielded a pistol and 13 cartridges, which were lying near the driver’s seat. The suspect failed to produce the licence of the pistol. The Glock pistols are used by the country’s special forces as well as the Chandigarh Police. Sources said during the investigation, it was found UT LOGS 34 CASES Chandigarh: The city witnessed 34 cases of Covid-19 on Saturday. As many as 42 patients recovered from the disease. TNS 6 TAKEN ILL IN MOHALI Mohali: The district saw six fresh cases of Covid during the past 24 hours and 17 recoveries. There was no fresh fatality on Sunday, while the active cases dropped to 117. TNS 9 INFECTED IN P’KULA Panchkula: Nine persons tested positive for Covid during the past 24 hours, while 14 patients were cured of the disease in the district. There was no new fatality on Sunday. The number of active cases stands at 64. TNS The 24--year-old was stopped at a naka set up at Sector 17/18 light point Tribune News Service PICTURE FOR REPRESENTATIONAL USE ONLY Workers fix floating solar panels at the Dhanas lake in Chandigarh on Sunday. PRADEEP TEWARI that the weapon belonged to the AIG. However, the police claimed that the matter was being investigated. A police official confirmed that a pistol and cartridges had been recovered from a Punjab Police official’s son. A case under Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act and 188 of the IPC has been registered against the suspect at the Sector 17 police station. “The suspect has not been arrested so far, as the matter is being investigated,” said a police official. Floating solar plant at Dhanas Sandeep Rana Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 4 A 500-kW floating solar energy plant has been installed at the Dhanas lake. After the commissioning of the plant, three fountains coming up at the lake and the establishment branch of the Forest Department would get power from it. While one of the fountains will be 25-metre tall, the two others, to be set up around it, will be of 13 meter height. The fountain work is expected to be completed by this month-end. “The installation of the floating energy plant is almost complete. Now, work on it commissioning will start. Three fountains will be run with solar energy. The plant will also supply power to the forest wing’s branch. This project is good for aera- tion and oxygen content will also increase in the area,” said Debendra Dalai, Chief Executive Officer, Chandigarh Renewable Energy and Science and Technology Promotion Society (CREST). The society has now set a target of 75 MWp through solar pants to be achieved by August 15 next year. “Rooftop solar plants with an aggregate continued on page 3 DAC, GMADA owe ~2-cr property tax List of victims for relief likely to be submitted to civic body today, says Vyapari Board chairman Gaurav Kanthwal P’KULA MARKET FIRE MANY TRADERS HAVE NO DOCUMENTS Sanjay Bumbroo Tribune News Service ■ Many shopkeepers, who had TRIBUNE PHOTO: RAVI KUMAR purchased shops at hefty premiums, do not have documents to prove ownership. ■ Some original allottees, who had sold off their shops, have claimed compensation with a view to getting booths again, said sources. ■ Sources said the number of shopkeepers as per the 2014-15 survey exceeds the original number of traders before 2000. <
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