15112022-LT-01.qxd 11/15/2022 12:55 AM Page 1 c m y b Ludhiana TRIBUNE CONTRACTUAL STAFF PROTEST AT PUNJAB ROADWAYS DEPOT Employees are protesting suspension of their colleague at Batala depot and demanding regular employment. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY City resident booked for possessing 60 wild boars Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 14 Following the complaint filed by a Forest Range Officer, the police booked a city resident for allegedly possessing and illegally selling wild boars. The suspect has been identified as Khanna Kumar of Balmiki Mohalla, Dholewal, here. In the complaint, Forest Range Officer, Narinder Singh stated that the forest guard concerned had shared a report that the suspect had kept 60 wild boars at his home to sell them in an illegal manner. Following the report, the Forest Range Officer lodged a police complaint against Kumar. A case under Sections 2, 39, 48 (A), 50 and 51 of The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972, has been registered against the suspect at the Moti Nagar police station, in Ludhiana. Sub-Inspector Ajmer Singh is investigating the case. Ludhiana, November 14 Different teams of the Ludhiana police arrested four persons for allegedly stealing two-wheelers and snatching mobiles in two cases and recovered 19 mobile phones and seven two-wheelers. In the first incident, a team of crime investigation agency (CIA-2) of the Ludhiana police arrested two persons and claimed to have recovered six stolen two-wheelers, including four motorcycles and two scooters, and five snatched mobiles from their possession. The suspects have been identified as Amandeep Singh (28) of Ajitsar Nagar in Mandi Mullanpur and Ashwani Kumar (25) of Bedi Colony Jagirpur Road. ADCP Investigation, , GULLAK FAME AMRUTA SUBHASH TO BE PART OF WONDER WOMEN PAGE 3 ARMAAN MALIK WINS HIS 2ND MTV EUROPE MUSIC AWARD Amruta, who is popularly known for her role in web series Gullak, will next be seen in movie Wonder Women. MAX 26°C | MIN 14°C | YESTERDAY MAX 24°C | MIN 15°C SUNSET TUESDAY 5:29 PM PAGE 4 Prince of pop Armaan Malik has once again made history by winning the 2022 MTV Europe Music Award. SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6:54 AM TUESDAY | 15 NOVEMBER 2022 | LUDHIANA Four held for killing Cop dies by ‘suicide’ at police station 28-year-old man Playing a mediator, victim was trying to resolve a scuffle Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 14 A 28-year-old man was murdered near Mahal Hospital, South City, here, after he, along with his friend, allegedly went to resolve a dispute. The deceased has been identified as Vijay Kumar, a resident of Jhammat village. He was working at a restaurant. The police arrested four persons for allegedly killing the victim. The suspects have been identified as Arvind Saroj and Rahul Saroj of the South City area, Bharat Kumar Vishwas and Vikas Kumar of Jhammat village. The victim’s friend, Ganesh Adhikari, told the police that on the intervening night of November 11 and 12, he had received a call that their friends had a scuffle with some other per- 4 nabbed for stealing mobikes, snatching mobiles in two cases Tribune News Service PAGE 2 Rupinder Kaur Sran, said the interrogation of the suspects was underway. A case under Sections 379 B (2), 411 and 473 of IPC had been registered against them at the Model Town police station. In another case, a team of the Anti-Narcotics Cell 1 of the Ludhiana police arrested two persons and claimed to have recovered 14 mobiles, one motorcycle and a sharp-edged weapon from their possession. The suspects have been identified as Karanjit Singh (30) and Davinder Singh (27), residents of Mohalla Kot Mangal Singh, here. A case under various sections of the IPC was registered. Inspector Jasvir Singh, in-charge of the cell, said the police were interrogating the duo. SUCCUMBED TO INJURIES AT HOSPITAL The suspects, armed with a sharp weapon, made multiple attacks on Vijay Kumar, who received serious injuries on his neck and started bleeding profusely, on the intervening night of November 11 and 12. Later, they managed to escape. The critically injured victim was rushed to the Civil Hospital where he breathed his last on November 12. sons. Adhikari said when he, along with his friend Vijay, reached Janpath Enclave, the suspects entered into arguments with them. He said when they were returning to their home on foot around 2:45 am, the suspects attacked them near Mahal Hospital, South City. The suspects, armed with a sharp weapon, made multiple attacks on Vijay, who received serious injuries on his neck and started bleeding profusely. Later, they managed to escape. The critically injured victim was rushed to the Civil Hospital wherein he died on November 12. On November 13, a case under Sections 302 (murder), 148 (rioting, armed with deadly weapons) and 149 (every member of unlawful assembly guilty of the offence committed in prosecution of common object) of the IPC was registered at the PAU police station here. Inspector Rajinder Pal is investigating the case. Kin of the deceased cop, who allegedly died by suicide at the Dugri police station (right), in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTOS: HIMANSHU MAHAJAN Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 14 A head constable allegedly died by suicide at the Dugri police station here on Monday. The deceased has been identified as head constable Baljinder Singh, who was said to be around 45 years old. He was a resident of Bhourla village under the Samrala tehsil in Ludhiana district. This morning, his body VICTIM WAS IN DEPRESSION DUE TO POOR HEALTH: KIN The SHO at the Dugri police station, inspector Madhu Bala, said according to the family of head constable Baljinder Singh, he used to remain ill due to which he was in depression. The body had been sent for autopsy. was found hanging from grills of a room at the police station that falls under the Ludhiana Police Commissionerate. The incident came to light when his colleagues went to serve him morning tea in the room, located on the first floor of the station building. Afterwards, they informed higher officials and his family about the incident. Station House Officer (SHO) at the Dugri police station inspector Madhu Bala alleged that Baljinder Singh hanged himself this morning. She said according to his family, he used to remain ill, due to which he was in depression. The body had been sent for autopsy. No suicide note was recovered, the SHO added. The deceased was survived by his wife, a son and a daughter. The police have initiated inquest proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC. Candlelight protests highlight poor amenities Man booked for stalking Members of NGOs, residents raise issues of bad roads, traffic jams, pending devp projects 42-yr-old woman Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 14 Members of different NGOs and residents staged protests in various parts of the city on Sunday evening against the poor road infrastructure and other issues. They lit candles to highlight issues such as the bad condition of roads, poor traffic management, pending development projects and the incomplete Halwara airport project. They demanded from the government as well as the departments concerned to ensure improvement in road infrastructure, resolve traffic-related issues and complete the pending projects at the earliest. To awaken the state government and departments concerned, the NGOs and residents lit candles at Gill Chowk, Aarti chowk, outside MC’s Zone D office, Sarabha A group of residents stage a protest at Phullanwal Chowk in Ludhiana. TRIBUNE PHOTO Nagar Market, Gill Chowk, Cheema Chowk, Old Court Chowk, Jamalpur, Phullanwal Chowk, Flower Chowk on GLADA 200 ft Road, Samrala Chowk, Jalandhar Bypass, Sherpur Chowk, Giaspura Chowk, etc. Roads in various parts of the city are in a dilapidated condition as the authori- ties looks the other way. The protesting residents demanded from the government to ensure the repair or recarpeting of damaged roads inside as well as outside the city limits. They also demanded that ongoing development projects on various roads must be completed. They also sought that the government must find out a permanent solution to traffic management-related issues in the city. Moreover, they also demanded early completion of the Halwara airport project. Members of the Welfare Society and Senior Citizens Forum (SKS Nagar), an NGO, joined the protest at Phullanwal Chowk, highlighting the poor road infrastructure and traffic management. NGO president Narinder Singh said: “We hope to awaken the government and local officials to act on citizens’ needs and demands. We lit candles to register our symbolic protest. Shaheed Kartar Singh Sarabha Marg (Pakhowal Road) is in utter neglect and needs immediate attention too.” A road safety activist, Rahul Verma, said various organisations had given a call to organise protests on Sunday evening to awaken the government. “We demand from the government to ensure the provision of good road infrastructure, resolve issue of traffic jams, complete Halwara airport project and other development projects without any further delay,” he said. Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 14 A man has been booked for allegedly stalking a 42year-old woman and making her fake account on social media. In the complaint, the woman alleged that the suspect used to follow her to sexually harass her. She alleged that the man made a fake account of her on Instagram and then made her photos viral to defame her. The suspect has been identified as Happy Verma, a resident of the Bhamian Road area in Ludhiana. A case under Sections 354-D (Stalking) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and 66-C of the IT Act has been registered against the suspect, Happy Verma, at the Jamalpur police station here. Children’s Day is just another day for these deprived kids For rich, it means excitement but not for underprivileged children who work hard to feed themselves and their kin Nitin Jain CHILD LABOUR PUNISHABLE, SAYS DC We keep a strict tab on the child labour, which is punishable under the law. Our teams of officials keep roaming around the district to check the menace and those found making minors work are dealt with sternly while the children are rescued and reformed. Tribune News Service Ludhiana, November 14 For 15-year-old Kaalu, there were no cakes, balloons or new clothes. As usual, his day began with drudgery — several hours of work looking for saleable material from garbage littered in different parts of the city and the rest of the day cleaning utensils at a roadside tea stall near the bus stand. On Monday, The Tribune spotted him at one of the garbage dumping places, where he, along with his associate ragpicker, Ramu, was on work, looking for saleable material early in the morning. On being asked what Bal Diwas meant, he gave a blank look and replied innocently: “Baal diwas kis bala ka naam hai mujhe nahin maloom” (What Children’s Day means, I don’t know). When quizzed about “Chacha Nehru”, Kaalu giggled and said: “Mera koi ❝ ❞ Surabhi Malik, DEPUTY COMMISIONER <
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