05122022-JTR-01.qxd 04-12-2022 23:55 Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar TRIBUNE NEED LONG-TERM STRATEGY TO POPULARISE PUNJABI LANGUAGE Residents want mother tongue to be promoted at school and college levels and with the involvement of literati. FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY INBRIEF ONE KILLED IN RASH DRIVING Phillaur: The Nurmahal police have booked an SUV driver for causing death by negligence. Investigating officer Amandeep Singh said the accused has been identified as Jaswinder Singh, a resident of Kapurthala. Sucha Singh, a resident of Birr Baloki village, has told the police that the accused was driving his SUV very negligently, and slammed into his car at the Talwann Chowk. Nurmahal, on November 27, seriously injured his wife Kulwindar Kaur who succumbed to the injuries in the hospital. The IO said a case has been registered under Sections 304-A, 279 and 427 of the IPC have been registered against Jaswinder Singh. OC MAN ARRESTED UNDER NDPS ACT PAGE 2 LAPID’S FELLOW IFFI JURORS SUPPORT HIS REMARKS MAX 24°C | MIN 8°C | YESTERDAY MAX 24°C | MIN 7°C SUNSET MONDAY 5:22 PM Shahkot: The Shahkot police have booked an unidentified person for illegal sand mining. Investigating officer Salindar Singh said the accused was driving a tractor trolley loaded with sand when he was intercepted at a naka in Chak Bahmanniya village. However, he managed to flee the spot. A case has been registered against him under the Punjab Mines Act and Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC. His tractor trolley has been impounded. OC Tribune News Service Jalandhar, December 4 Acting tough on restaurants and bars serving liquor during odd hours in violation of the rules, the city police in the wee hours of Sunday conducted a raid at Peddlers, a popular pub and bar, based near Guru Nanak Mission Chowk here. As per information, the police party of Division Number 6 received a tip-off that the bar was open beyond 1 am and liquor was being consumed by customers. Following which, they conducted a raid at the pub and found that a party was going on there, and liquor was being served to customers even after 1 am. Its owner Parav Aggarwal and manager Vikas Kumar were booked under Section 188 of the IPC. Phillaur: The Bilga police have nabbed a villager on the charge of stealing a motorcycle. Investigating officer (IO) Kulwindar Singh said the accused has been identified as Suman Deep. The IO said the accused was intercepted at a naka with a stolen motorcycle, and has been booked under Section 379 of the IPC. OC Actor Salman Khan recently reprimanded Archana Gautam for her in-house behaviour on Bigg Boss. SUNRISE TUESDAY 7:22 AM The police raided Peddlers in Jalandhar in wee hours of Sunday. DCP ORDER, EXCISE ACT VIOLATED or any other ❝No restaurants, clubs, bars, pubs under the such licensed eating place (except ahatas) jurisdiction of city Police Commissionerate can operate after 11 pm. By serving liquor and operating the bar late till 2 am, Peddlers has violated both the Excise Act as well as the DCP order. Randhir Kumar, ACP, MODEL TOWN ❞ Model Town ACP Randhir Kumar, said as per the order of the DCP Jalandhar, no , restaurants, clubs, bars, pubs or any other such licensed eating or drinking place (except ahatas) under the jurisdiction of city Police Commissionerate can operate after 11 pm. He said by serving liquor and operating the bar late till 2 am, the owner and manager have violated both the Excise Act as well as DCP order. “As per their Excise licence, they were allowed to operate till 1 am, however, the police caught them red-handed operating well beyond the permissible time”, Kumar said, adding that the crackdown on bars, nightclubs and eateries would continue in the city in future too, especially at weekends. He also warned the bar and nightclub owners to refrain from serving liquor or entertaining guests post stipulated time or else strict action would be taken against them. Man booked for cheating Shahkot: The Shahkot police have booked a Jalandhar resident on the charges of cheating and breach of trust. Investigating officer Nirmal Singh said Avtar Singh, a resident of Nawan Killa village, had complained to the police that the accused, Harish Kumar, had illegally constructed something on his plot. A case has been registered under Sections 420 and 406 of IPC. — OC Farmers raise slogans inside the District Administrative Complex in Jalandhar. PHOTO: SARABJIT SINGH Farmers to protest outside residences of MPs today Tribune News Service Jalandhar, December 4 The Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee members, who have been protesting at the District Administration Complex here for the past nine days, announced today that they would be intensifying the stir. The members of the committee rued that since the government authorities are yet to address their concerns, they feel compelled to further intensify the protest. Sukhwinder Singh Sabhra — the state convener of the committee — and district president Salwinder Singh MONDAY | 5 DECEMBER 2022 | JALANDHAR PLAN TO GHERAO HOUSES OF MLAs & MINISTERS ON DECEMBER 12 Janian, during a press conference here today, slammed the Punjab Government for failing to keep the promises that they had made before the elections. The leaders said they would be handing over letters of their demands to MPs and MLAs. They said on December 5, they will stage protests outside the residences of MPs across the state from 12 pm to 4 pm, and on December 7, they will block the gates of the DC offices from 12 pm to 4 pm. They also plan protest again outside the residences of MLAs and ministers on December 12. The farm leaders also warned that if the authorities do not address their concerns, they would hold protests at toll plazas from December 15 to January 15. “Prime Minister Narendra Modi had vowed that the government would deliver justice in the Lakhimpur Kheri incident. He had also promised a law for the MSP How. ever, nothing has been done so far,” a leader lamented. “Until our demands are not met, we won’t lift our dharna,” he added. A wildlife team rescues a sambhar that strayed into the Rainak Bazar area on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTO Deer strays into busy area, rescued Tribune News Service ATTACKED BY DOGS Jalandhar, December 4 In a first, a sambhar strayed into the congested Rainak Bazar area of Jalandhar this morning, causing a commotion among residents. The sambhar stayed in the area for over three-and-a-half hour and was rescued with the efforts of Ward No.50 councillor Paramjit Singh and a team of the Forest Department team. Paramjit Singh said, “The children of the mohalla called me around 9 am that a sambhar had strayed into the area. The animal was very scared as it had been chased and bitten by stray dogs. It lay tired in the street. A dog had injured him in the fight. We immidiately called up the Forest Department. A team of wildlife officials came in with nets and other equipment. I along with 13 to 15 local youths as well as two Forest Department officals worked to rescue the sambhar. Three boys were hurt in ■ Attacked by dogs, the scared animal remained in the congested Rainak Bazar area area for over three hours. It was rescued after the local councillor rang up the Forest Department officials. ■ It was the third sambhar rescued in Jalandhar and Kapurthala on Sunday, and 12 deer in all to be saved in Jalandhar since November CHANGE IN HABITAT ❝ Animals are into frequently straying inhabited areas. Earlier they came in from hills. But now sugarcane fields and dense bushes have emerged as new habitats for deer from where they stray into residential areas. ❞ Jaswant Singh, FOREST RANGE OFFICER the process. I also received minor injuries on the leg, but, to our delight, the deer 3 held with heroin in Goraya Tribune News Service Jalandhar, December 4 Acting on a tip-off, the Goraya police raided a shed in a fourwalled plot in front of a store on the Atti Road. The police had been informed that a trio was planning to consume heroin at the site. Upon raiding the plot, the police nabbed three men from and seized 22 gm of heroin from them. The suspects have been identified as Jagjit Singh of Jalandhar, Kashmir Chand of Phillaur and Daljit Singh of Balachaur (SBS Nagar). A case was registered against the trio under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act at the Goraya police station on December 2. The trio will be produced in court, and their judicial remand would be sought. Besides, a man was arrested today with intoxicating was sucessfully rescued eventually. We thank the forest officials for reaching on time and saving the animal.” Paramjit Singh, popular as Sherry Chadha in the area, said it was a young sambhar that weighed 3.5 quintals. It took 15 to 20 persons to lift the deer into the vehicle. Forest Department officials said it was the twelfth sambhar they had rescued this season in Jalandhar district and the third one today only. Range Officer Jaswant Singh said, “We have rescued 10 to 12 sambhars since November. With the change in weather, animals are frequently straying into inhabited areas. There is also a change in habitats. Earlier they came in form the hills. But now little forests, or sugarcane fields or a thicket with dense bushes have emerged as local habitats for the animals from where they stray into residential areas. The sambhar was released into the forest shortly after the rescue.” ~7 cr to be spent on water supply, sewerage in city Tribune News Service The accused in the Jalandhar police custody on Sunday. TRIBUNE PHOTO tablets by the Goraya police. At a naka on the Samrari Road, a police team spotted a man carrying polythene bag in his right hand. On seeing the police, he dropped the bag and turned around. He was nabbed on the basis of suspicion. He revealed his identity to the police as Jaswinder Singh of Goraya. As many as 198 intoxicating tablets were found in the bag. A case has been registered against the suspect under Sections 22-B, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act at the Goraya police station. Jalandhar, December 4 Local Government Minister Inderbir Singh Nijjar has said the Punjab Government has decided to spend approximately Rs 7.29 crore on improving the water supply and the sewerage in Jalandhar city. Nijjar explained that DIK-7 water supply pipes would be laid down, haudies for sluice valves will be constructed, and other related works will be done to improve the water supply system in the city. Around Rs 6.34 crore will be shelled out for the work. The Cabinet Minister added that about Rs 26.93 lakh will be spent on laying the GI water supply pipelines continued on page 2 SHO reunites lost child with mother in 30 minutes; video goes viral HUMANE SIDE Feeds 8-year-old burgers, chocolates in police station, takes him around city to find home Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service ONE HELD WITH STOLEN VEHICLE PAGE 4 Liquor served beyond 1 am, pub owner, manager booked NAKODAR RESIDENT CAUGHT GAMBLING ONE BOOKED FOR ILLEGAL MINING ARCHANA GAUTAM GETS REPRIMANDED BY SALMAN Lapid’s fellow IFFI jurors have released a statement, backing his remarks on ‘The Kashmir Files’. Phillaur: The Bilga police have arrested a drug peddler on the charge of selling heroin. Station House Officer (SHO) Mohindar Pal said the accused has been identified as Gurdip Singh — a resident of Meon Wal village — who was booked in a case under the NDPS Act on October 30. He had allegedly sold 5 gm of heroin to Joginder Singh Meetu of Fateh Garg Nihal village. The SHO said eight cases registered under the NDPS Act are pending against the accused. In another case, the Nakodar Sadar police on Saturday arrested Pritam Singh Goldi, a resident of Lakhan Pal village, with 4 gm of heroin. OC Nakodar: The Nakodar police have arrested Manoj Kumar — a resident of Shankar village — on the charge of betting. Investigating officer Mandip Singh said the accused was selling betting slips on the Baba Lal Badshah Road. A case has been registered against the accused under Sections 13-A, 3 and 67 of the Punjab Gambling Act. An amount of Rs 21,000 has been seized from his possession. His motorcycle has been impounded. OC PAGE 3 Jalandhar, December 4 A Jalandhar-based SHO’s humanitarian gesture came to the fore today when a video of his rescue of an eight-yearold child went viral. The kind treatment meted out to a “lost” eight-year-old child by the Basti Bawa Khel police hogged the limelight when a local TV channel shared the video today. At the forefront of the speedy rescue was 32-year-old Gagandeep Singh, who treated the child to fast food and cold drinks and took him around the city on his own vehicle, to find his home and hand him over to his parents. The rescue happened three days ago and the child is currently safe and with his mother. Three days ago, a policeman of the Basti Bawa Khel police station found an auto driver on 120 feet road, taking around an eight-year-old in his vehicle. Upon enquiries the police got to know the child was lost and the driver was helping him to find his MADE HIM COMFORTABLE We found the boy ❝autorickshaw driverwith an on 120 feet road and took him to the police station. We comforted him so that he could share his home location with us. ❞ Gagandeep Singh, BASTI BAWA KHEL SHO home. The child was taken to the Basti Bawa Khel police station where the police fed c m y b him burgers, chocolates and cold drinks. It was after patient questioning of the child that he told the police the whereabouts of his home — and he was handed over to his mother. Basti Bawa Khel police station SHO Gagandeep Singh said: “We found the boy with an autorickshaw driver at the 120 feet road and took him to the police station. We shared the food and cold drinks with us with the child. Once he was comfortable enough, he shared his home location with us. He stayed at the police station for merely 15 to 20 minutes. The autorick- shaw driver said he had also taken the child around but could not find his house. We took him across the city in the car and after about half an hour, the child identified his home as being in Maqsudan. I’m happy he is reunited with his family.” Gagandeep Singh, 32, said his father — a policeman martyred in an encounter with a terrorist — served an inspiration for him to be a policeman. He joined the force in 2014 as a sub-inspector at the age of 24. In the video, the mother of the child, a Nepalese migrant, seemingly angered, launches a tirade at the police. She says: “Leke kya aye hai. 3-4 din ho gaya mera baccha gume. (What’s the big deal if you have brought him! He been missing for 3-4 days).” All through her exchange with the police, the oblivious child is seen happily munching on a burger. Speaking about the mother, the SHO said, “The mother of the child was rather upset continued on page 2
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