10092022-LT-01.qxd 9/10/2022 12:20 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE AAP ALLEGES CORRUPTION IN NH-95 WORK P2 SHWETA TIWARI, MANAV TO SHARE SCREEN SPACE P3 AAP leader has alleged corruption in execution of NH-95 work FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY Woman duped of ~4.53 lakh Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 9 The Sarabha Nagar police yesterday registered a case against an Uttar Pradeshbased couple for duping a city resident of Rs 4.53 lakh on the pretext of arranging jobs for her brothers. The suspects have been identified as Lokesh Kumar and his wife Pragati, both residents of Pilibhit, UP . Complainant Shama Kumari of Badewal road told the police that her brothers Neeraj and Vishal were unemployed. She came to know about couple, who could easily arrange jobs with handsome salary for her Continued on page 2 Shweta & Manav will share screen in Main Hoon Aparajita Story of Brahmastra does not generate adrenaline rush 34°C | MIN 26°C | YESTERDAY MAX 35°C | MIN 26°C SUNSET SATURDAY 6:39 PM Dist worst-hit as swine flu spreads tentacles 6 deaths, 57 +ve, 292 suspected cases so far this year Nitin Jain Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 9 If there was a hiatus in the spread of Covid with no death due to virus for the past 10 days continuously and the daily positive cases at its lowest ebb, the H1N1 influenza, commonly known as swine flu, has been spreading fast with Ludhiana turning out to be the worst-hit district in the state, the government has confirmed. With six confirmed deaths due to swine flu, 57 positive cases, including 19 locals and 38 outsiders testing positive in the district, and 292 suspected cases, including 95 locals and 197 outsiders, Ludhiana has reported the highest number of deaths and swine flu cases this year so far, officials said. Sharing details, the State Programme Officer for Integrated Disease Surveillance Programme (IDSP), Dr Arshdeep Kaur, told The Tribune, on Friday that 11 confirmed deaths, 71 positive and 322 suspected cases of H1N1 influenza were reported from different parts of the state till Thursday evening. While Ludhiana remained the worst-hit district with the highest count of deaths, confirmed and suspected swine flu cases so far, Mohali stood Continued on page 2 SUNRISE SUNDAY 6:08 AM 4 Khanna cops fail dope test Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 9 After the dope test result of four cops of the Khanna police came positive, the Senior Superintendent of Police, Dayama Harish Kumar, immediately ordered departmental action against them. The four cops include three Sub-Inspectors and one Head Constable. DSP Harpal Singh confirmed to The Tribune on Friday that secret information was received about four cops, who were taking drugs. To clear the doubt, their dope test was conducted by the Continued on page 2 3 killed in car accident near Ladhowal VB books 2ASIs, Home Man loses mother, grandmother, friend in tragic mishap Guard for taking bribe Tribune News Service Tribune News Service Ludhiana, September 9 Three people, including two women, died after a car they were travelling in fell from an overbridge at southern bypass near Ladhowal, here, on Friday. The deceased have been identified as Pink Preet Singh, Kulwinder Kaur and Ranjit Kaur. Another co-traveller, Rajinder Singh, also suffered serious injuries and was taken to the Civil Hospital, here, where his condition is now reported to be stable. All car occupants were residents of Bhinder Kalan village in Moga. Mandeep Singh, the complainant in the case, said on Fri- Ludhiana, September 9 The State Vigilance Bureau (VB) on Friday, registered a bribery case against two Assistant Sub-Inspectors (ASI) and a woman Punjab Home Guards (PHG) volunteer. Two police personnel accused in the case have been arrested. Spokesperson of the State Vigilance Bureau (VB) said, “The Bureau has registered a case under Section 7 of Prevention of Corruption Act at the VB police station against ASI Tejinder Singh (922/Ldh), ASI Nasib Singh (2212/Ldh) and woman PHG Jyoti (No. The ill-fated car, which fell off an overbridge near Ladhowal, being taken to police station on Friday. PHOTO: ASHWANI DHIMAN day morning, all of his family members were going to Nawanshahr to attend his shagun ceremony before his marriage. “I was travelling in Tata Safari SUV while my father BRAHMASTRALOOKS LIKE INDIA’S ANSWER TO MCU P4 Rajinder Singh, mother Kulwinder Kaur and grandmother Ranjit Kaur were travelling in Verna car (bearing registration number PB 76B Continued on page 2 c m y b 16240), all posted at the Ludhiana bus stand police post on the complaint of Manjit of Kasandi village in Sonepat district, Haryana. In this case ASI Tejinder Singh and PHG Jyoti have been arrested on the basis of an inquiry.” Giving more details of the case, he informed that Manjit had filed a complaint on the Punjab anti-corruption helpline and informed that he was arrested in a cheating and forgery case by the police Division No. 5, Ludhiana. In this case, there were 35 more co-accused. In his complaint Manjit added that he had joined the Continued on page 2 SATURDAY | 10 SEPTEMBER 2022 | LUDHIANA
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