05102022-LT-01.qxd 10/5/2022 12:25 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE PCR STAFF: CATCHING CRIMINALS TO REUNITING FAMILIES On an average, around 150 distress calls are received at the PCR on a daily basis in Commissionerate limits. FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY PAGE 2 TV ACTOR ARUN MANDOLA ON PLAYING LAKSHMAN PAGE 3 Television actor Arun Mandola is seen as Lakshman in this year’s Luv-Kush themed Ramlila in Delhi. MAX 33°C | MIN 22°C | YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 23°C SUNSET WEDNESDAY 6:07 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 6:22 AM Amid uproar, most proposals get nod Tribune News Service Tribune News Service OTHER PROPOSALS Ludhiana, October 4 The Jagraon police on Monday registered an attempt to murder case against 14 persons who were firing gunshots at one another at the Karnail Singh gate in Jagraon. Investigating officer ASI Balraj Singh said yesterday when he and other police officials were patrolling in the area, he saw a scuffle between two groups of people who were also exchanging fire. The ASI said Gulshan Kumar, Gurpreet Singh, Kuldeep Singh and Lakhbir Singh were engaged in firing from one group, whereas Arash, Harman Singh, Kulwant, Jaswant, Sunny, Raman, Gurmel, Sonu, Judge and Mani formed the rival group. All suspects were residents of various villages near Jagraon, he added. When the police reached the spot, the assailants fled, abandoning sharp weapons, one car and a motorcycle, which were seized by the police later. Raids were being conducted to nab the suspects. The reason behind the scuffle could be known only after their arrests, the police said. Ludhiana, October 4 Amid heated arguments between a few members of the MC General House, it approved resolutions on Tuesday regarding verified lists of 3,542 contractual safai karamcharis and sewer men whose jobs are to be regularised. The House meeting was held at Guru Nanak Dev Bhawan that continued for around six hours. Notably, questions were raised over the lists during the previ- Proposals regarding installation of additional LED street lights, printing of challan books against banned single-use plastic items and other proposals have been approved. HIMANSHU MAHAJAN House approves regularisation of 3,542 contractual safai karamcharis, sewer men ous House meeting and a probe was marked into allegations of discrepancies in the lists. On Tuesday, when propos- als about the verified lists of 2,428 contractual safai karamcharis and 1,114 contractual sewer men were pre- sented before the House, Congress councillor Mamta Ashu questioned what action had been taken against officials responsible for discrepancies in the previous lists. However, no action was taken in this regard. continued on page 2 Man dupes cousin of ~1.69L, booked 12 held for gambling, ~7.50 lakh seized Ludhiana, October 4 In a bizarre incident, a man extorted Rs 1.69 lakh from his cousin by fooling her that she had been booked by the Salem Tabri police in a criminal case. The suspect allegedly showed her fake bail papers to make her believe that the police were after her. The suspect, who has been booked, was identified as Narinder Singh, alias Sonu. Complainant Lovepreet of Nanakpuri said her cousin informed her in June that she had been booked by the city police in a criminal case Ludhiana, October 4 The Ludhiana police yesterday busted a gambling racket and arrested 12 persons. The police also seized Rs 7.50 lakh in cash from the spot. ADCP (Crime) Rupinder Kaur Sran said acting on a tipoff, a raid was conducted on shops at Maharaja Ranjit Singh Nagar from where the suspects were held red-handed. The suspects have been identified as Rajesh Kumar, Pawan Kumar, Vivek , Upkar Singh, Ranbir Singh, Sanjiv, Aman, Ajay, Harpreet, Paramjit, Sanjiv Goyal and Parveen. —TNS ‘SHOWED FAKE BAIL ORDERS, TOOK MONEY IN LIEU’ The complainant alleged that the suspect fooled her by saying that she had been booked in a criminal case. He allegedly also showed her a bail order which he claimed he had obtained from the court, and in lieu, took Rs 1.69 lakh from her family. registered in May and police officials were on their way to arrest her. “In June this year, the suspect also kept me under illegal confinement at a hotel in Haridwar. He showed me a bail order which he claimed he had obtained from the court, and in lieu, took Rs 1.69 lakh from my family. Later, when I inquired about the bail orders, I was shocked to know that they were fake. I filed a complaint against my cousin in August and yesterday the police have registered a case,” the complainant said. Investigating officer ASI Gurjit Singh said raids were being conducted to nab the suspect.—TNS PAGE 4 Vikram, an action drama, will be shown in Open Cinema category at Busan International Film Festival. Gunshots fired during scuffle, 14 booked Councillors at the MC’s House meeting in Ludhiana on Tuesday. KAMAL-STARER VIKRAM TO BE SCREENED AT INT'L FILM FEST WEDNESDAY | 5 OCTOBER 2022 | LUDHIANA Delhi man alleges wife, daughter kidnapped by city resident Cops probing complaint show ‘careless attitude’ Nikhil Bhardwaj Tribune News Service Ludhiana, October 4 A Delhi-based resident, Shahabuddin, alleged that his two-and-a-half-year-old daughter Sania Navia and wife Nusrat Parveen had been kidnapped by a man staying in Aman Colony, Jaspal Bangar, here. Shahabuddin, who is a native of Sitamarhi in Bihar, claimed that his daughter and wife were kidnapped by a man, who is also a native of Sitamarhi, but now lives in Ludhiana. They were allegedly kidnapped from outside his house in Delhi. The complainant alleged that it was only when he had reached his native village in Bihar to search for his wife and daughter that he was informed by a relative of the suspect that the missing duo had been kidnapped by him. For their safe release, the kidnapper was demanding Rs 20 lakh as ransom money and had asked to deliver the same at Ludhiana. The complainant alleged that he had already lodged a complaint at the Prem Nagar police station in Delhi last month and had now submitted a complaint to the Commissioner of Police (CP), Lud- Shahabuddin with his wife Nusrat Parveen and daughter Sania. NOT A SERIOUS CASE: INVESTIGATING OFFICER The investigating officer (IO) of the case, ASI Gurmukh Singh said the kidnapping was not a serious case, and he had other, ‘serious’ cases to probe. He said he was busy with Dasehra duties and hung up the phone on being contacted. hiana, as well, who had marked a probe to the Kanganwal police post. Police post in-charge says unaware of case The cops probing the case showed a careless attitude. Incharge of the Kanganwal police post, ASI Rajwant Singh, said he was unaware of any such incident and no complainant had contacted him. The complainant, who was present at the police post, asked ASI Rajwant to talk to this correspondent, but he refused. Meanwhile, investigating officer (IO) ASI Gurmukh Singh said the kidnapping was not a serious case, and he had other ‘serious’ cases to probe. He said he was busy with Dasehra duties and hung up the phone. Later, the police raided the place of the suspect at Aman Colony and questioned his wife. Har din ek Tyohaar Celebrate Happyness at your Favourite Nexus Elante Mall NOW OPEN NEXUS ELANTE MALL, INDUSTRIAL & BUSINESS PARK PHASE - 1, CHANDIGARH - 160002 c m y b MALL TIMINGS : 11:00 AM to 9.30 PM
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