24012023-JTR-01.qxd 1/24/2023 12:13 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune KAPURTHALA RCF TO ROLL OUT VISTADOME COACHES SOUNDARYA SHARMA BIDS FAREWELL TO BIGG BOSS 16 TELEVISION COUPLE SHOAIB, DIPIKA TO BE PARENTS Rail Coach Factory, Kapurthala, all set to roll out the new vistadome coaches for travellers in Feb. P2 Soundarya said, “I’ve had a wonderful time in Bigg Boss 16 house, and I have mixed feelings as I bid adieu to it”. P4 Television couple Shoaib Ibrahim and Dipika Kakar announced that they were expecting their first child. P4 » » FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY MAX 17°C | MIN 7°C YESTERDAY MAX 18°C | MIN 6°C SUNSET TUESDAY 5:52 PM SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 7:17 AM » TUESDAY | 24 JANUARY 2023 | JALANDHAR WOMAN MISSING SINCE JAN 20 Phagwara: A 35-year-old woman has been missing since January 20. The Nakodar city police have registered a missing report in this connection. Resham Lal, a resident of Kaler Nagar, Nakodar, complained to the police that his daughter Geet Devi, who was living with him after the divorce, went to the school to pick up children on January 20. However, she did not return home since then. Investigating Officer (IO) Nachhtar Singh said a missing report had been registered. OC MAN HELD WITH HOOCH BOTTLES Phagwara: The Lohian Khas police arrested a person on the charge of selling illicit liquor. The suspect has been identified as Harjindar Singh, a resident of Ismail Pur village. Investigating Officer Hans Raj said 40 bottles of hooch were seized from his possession. A case under the Excise Act has been registered against the suspect. OC TWO NABBED UNDER NDPS ACT Phagwara: The Lohian Khas police have arrested a drug peddler on the charge of selling poppy husk. The suspect has been identified as Puran Singh, a resident of Pipply village. Station House Officer (SHO) Surjit Singh Padda said 10 kg of poppy husk was recovered from his possession. The SHO said a case under the NDPS Act had been registered against the suspect. Four cases of drug peddling are already registered against him. In another case, the Bilga police have arrested a drug peddler, Pappu Kumar Mandal, a resident of Pasla village, and recovered 150 intoxicant tablets from him. The police have registered a case against the suspect under the NDPS Act. OC YOUTH BOOKED FOR KIDNAPPING Phagwara: The Shahkot police have booked a youth on the charge of kidnapping a minor. Investigating Officer (IO) and Malsian police post in-charge Nirmal Singh said the suspect had been identified as Bhupindar Singh, alias Bhinda, a resident of Mallian Khurd village in Nakodar. Neelam, wife of Nirmal Singh, a resident of Kaangganna village, complained to the police that the suspect kidnapped her minor daughter by inducing her. The IO said a case under Sections 363 and 366-A of the IPC had been registered against the suspect. OC SIX BOOKED FOR ASSAULTING MAN Phagwara: The Mehat Pur police have booked six persons, including two women, on the charge of assaulting a man. Investigating Officer (IO) Harwindar Singh said the suspects had been identified as Soni Kaur, Kiran, Jaspreet Singh, alias Jassi, Kali, Kaka Singh and Bittu, all residents of Rai Pur Gujran village. Sandip Singh, a resident of Beetalan village, in his complaint to the police, stated that the suspects attacked his cousin Lovpreet Singh who was working in his fields on January 16. He suffered serious injuries in the incident. A case under Sections 323 and 326 (voluntarily causing grievous hurt) and Section 148 and 149 (rioting) of the IPC has been registered. OC Dist sees rise in petty crimes Theft of gas cylinders, batteries & mobiles among stolen goods Tribune News Service Jalandhar, January 23 Neighbours stealing batteries and gas cylinders from homes is what crime in the district has come to. Reports of petty crime denote the level of criminal activities which have permeated to the community level. Harvinder Singh alias Jeeta, a resident of Jajjan Kalan village in Goraya, was arrested by the Jalandhar rural police for stealing a cylinder from his neighbour (in one case) and for stealing a mobile phone and currency notes in another case, along with an accomplice. The complainant, Manjoora, a resident of Jajja Kalan in Goraya had told the police on January 21 that while going out of home for work on January 11, she saw her neighbour Harvinder Singh stealing a gas cylinder from her home. An FIR was registered at the Goraya police station on January 21 under Sections 380, 454 and 411 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and the accused was arrested the same day. In another case, Baljit Singh, a resident of Sant Nagar in Phillaur and Harwinder Singh alias Jeeta, a resident of Jajjan Kalan in Goraya, were nabbed for snatching a mobile phone and Rs 1,000 in cash from a woman. In her complaint to the police, Shindo, wife of Bahadur Singh, a resident of Patti Jasse Ki village in Bara Pind, Goraya, complained to the police on January 22, that on January 16, she went out with her husband Bahadur Singh on a motorbike. When they reached near Rurka Kalan village, two youths on a motorbike came and one of them snatched her mobile phone and Rs 1,000 in cash and fled. A case was registered under Sections 379-B and 34 of the IPC at Goraya police. During investigations, Baljit Singh, a resident of Sant Nagar in Phillaur, and Harwinder Singh alias Jeeta, a resident of Jajjan Kalan in Goraya, were found to be the accused. Police nabbed Baljit Singh and Harwinder Singh and recovered the mobile phone and the motorcycle used in the crime. In a third case, a man was nabbed with stolen batteries by the Lambra police. A complaint was made by Jassa Singh, former sarpanch of village Kohala, that a battery was stolen from Surjit Singh’s battery room in the fields at Narawali. On returning home, Surjit Singh saw the battery stolen. During investigations, the police came to know that the accused Raj Singh alias Rajvir, a resident of Chamiara village, was trying to sell the stolen battery which he was ferrying in a sack on his motorbike and was on way to village Athaula. He was arrested and a case was registered against him under Sections 454, 380 and 411 of the Indian Penal Code at Lambra police station. DC Sarangal suspends 593 arms licences in K’thala dist Tribune News Service The suspects arrested for theft and snatching incidents; and (below) a man nabbed for stealing batteries in Jalandhar. Jalandhar, January 23 Deputy Commissioner-cumDistrict Magistrate Vishesh Sarangal has issued an order to suspend 593 arms licences in Kapurthala district. These arms licence holders did not apply for the renewal of their arms licence on time. He also ordered that until these licences are renewed, arms should be deposited with the police. Instructions have also been issued to the concerned SHOs in this regard. He said on the basis of a report given by the District Technical Coordinator about the expired arms licences, 593 such licenses have been identified that were not RENEW WITHIN 30 DAYS OR FACE CANCELLATION Deputy Commissioner-cum-District Magistrate Vishesh Sarangal said all 593 arms licences had been suspended and 30 days’ time had been given to apply for the renewal of these licenses. He clarified that if these firearms licence holders did not apply for renewal within the given time period, their licences would be cancelled. applied for renewal. He said all 593 arms licences had been suspended and 30 days’ time had been given to apply for the renewal of these licenses. He clarified that if these firearms licence holders did not apply for renewal within the given time period, their licences would be cancelled. The Deputy Commissioner said of the 593 arms licences, ARRESTS IN SEVERAL CASES ■ Harvinder Singh alias Jeeta, a resident of Jajjan Kalan village in Goraya, was arrested by the Jalandhar rural police for stealing a cylinder from his neighbour (in one case) and for stealing a mobile phone and currency notes in another case, along with an accomplice. ■ Baljit Singh, a resident of Sant Nagar in Phillaur, and Harwinder Singh alias Jeeta, a resident of Jajjan Kalan in Goraya, were nabbed for snatching a mobile phone and Rs 1,000 in cash from a woman. ■ A man was nabbed with stolen batteries by the Lambra police. A complaint was made by Jassa Singh, former sarpanch of village Kohala, that a battery was stolen from Surjit Singh’s battery room in the fields at Narawali. Jalandhar, January 23 The CIA staff of the city police nabbed a person and recovered 50 gm of heroin from his possession. The suspect has been identified as Rajesh Kumar (32), alias Sunny, a resident of Kabir Chowk near Garha in Jalandhar. SI Ashok Kumar, in-charge of the CIA staff, said they were on a routine checking on the Baba Jagjivan Singh Chowk at Garha. They saw Rajesh coming on foot towards the chowk. On seeing the police, he got scared and turned back. On suspicion, the police nabbed him. The suspect in custody of the CIA staff of the city police. “When the police team frisked him, 50 gms of heroin was recovered from his possession,” he said. A case under Sections 21 of the NDPS Act has been regis- Animal leads to collision of three vehicles, 24 hurt Our Correspondent Garhshankar, January 23 As many as 24 persons suffered injuries in a road mishap involving an SUV, a bus and a car on the Garhshankar-Hoshiarpur road near the Bhajjalan village turn here. The accident took place after the SUV driver applied brakes in order to save a cow, but it rammed into the animal. As a result, a speeding private bus hit the SUV from behind. An i-20 car also collided with the bus and flipped several times before ramming into a tree on the roadside. As many as 24 persons travelling in the bus and other vehicles suffered injuries in the mishap. Five persons with critical injuries were admitted to the Civil Hospital, Garhshankar. The cattle also died on the spot. The SUV was coming from Hoshiarpur. When it reached near the Bhajjalan village turn, a cow came in front of the vehicle. The 15 were related to the Begowal police station, 34 of Bholath, 69 of Kapurthala City, 44 of Phagwara City, 43 of Dhilwan, 12 of Fattudhinga, 41 of Kabirpur, 43 of Kapurthala Kotwali, 16 of Rawalpindi, 59 of Kapurthala Sadar, 23 of Phagwara Sadar, nine of Satnampura, 30 of Subhanpur, 119 of Sultanpur Lodhi and 36 of Talwandi Chowdhury police station. Man nabbed with 50-gm heroin tered against the suspect at the Division No. 7 police station. He said the suspect was today produced before a court, which sent him to police remand. — TNS Ex-DSP goes missing, kin file complaint Tribune News Service Jalandhar, January 23 Former Jalandhar DSP Harbans Singh Gill, who went to the Amritsar court to appear as a witness in an NDPS case on January 16, has been reportedly miss- The ill-fated vehicles that were involved in the mishap on the Garhshankar-Hoshiarpur road. driver applied brakes all of a sudden to save the cattle, but it rammed into the ani- mal. A bus coming from behind rammed into the SUV and an i-20 car also collided with the bus. Even after about an hour of the accident, police and administrative officials did not inquire about the condition of the injured persons. Two held with 17 spools Driver, conductor among 22 of banned Chinese string injured as bus rams into tree Had gone to Amritsar court to appear as witness on Jan 16 Kumar and his wife Suman, residents of Beh Lakhan; Rachpal Singh, a resident of Urmar Tanda; Ram Prakash, a resident of Beh Lakhan; Ratan Kaur, a resident of Ransouta; Satnam Singh, a resident of Sibochak; Sapna, a resident of Tote; Bharti, a resident of Sandhwal; Jeevan Devi, a resident of Shri Pandyan; Aarti, a resident of Una, Himachal Pradesh; Gagandeep Kaur, a resident of Hajipur; Sakshi, a resident of Sandhwal; and Sukhdev Singh, a resident of Urmur Tanda. The bus driver, however, claimed that some fault in the vehicle was stated to be the reason behind the accident. The Talwara police reached the spot and initiated investigations into the matter. ing. His family had lodged a missing complaint with the city police and efforts were on to trace him. Ajaib Singh, SHO of Rama Mandi, said DSP HS Gill retired in 2019. Since then, he was residing at Gurdev Enclave in Laddewali here with his family. In his complaint, Gill’s son told the police that he spoke to his father on the afternoon of January 16 while he was boarding a bus for Jalandhar. Since then, there was no information about him. The police said they have received CCTV footage from the Amritsar bus stand in which he was seen boarding a bus. There were no other clues yet. “The police are making all-out efforts to trace his location,” he said. — TNS Tribune News Service Our Correspondent Jalandhar, January 23 A police team of the division number 2 arrested two persons and recovered 17 rolls of Chinese string from their possession on Sunday. The police also seized an Activa scooter from them. The suspects have been identified as Arun and Jatinder, residents of Basti Danishmanda. As per information, a team of police officials, led by SI Harjit Singh, was present near the Patel Chowk for checking. They received information that Arun and Jatinder, who had a large quantity of Chinese string in their possession, were coming from the Basti Adda chowk to the Jail Chowk side on their Activa scoot- Talwara, January 23 A private bus rammed into a tree near Adda Jheer da Khuh on the Talwara Road. The bus, which belonged to a private company, was going from Talwara to Dasuya. As many as 22 persons, including the bus driver and the conductor, suffered injuries in the mishap. According to information, when the bus reached near Jheer Da Khuh, the driver accelerated to pick up passengers. As a result, the bus driver lost control over the vehicle and rammed it into a tree on the roadside. Passersby rushed in and evacuated all passengers from the bus. The injured persons were taken to the TRIBUNE PHOTO INBRIEF The police show the spools of banned Chinese string in Jalandhar. er bearing registration number PB08EG1386. SI Harjit said acting on the tip-off, the police team laid a naka on the said route and arrested the duo. On checking, 17 spools of banned string were recovered from their possession. He said a case under Section 188 of the IPC had been registered against the suspects. Further investigations were on into the matter. The suspects would be taken in police remand to interrogate from where they were procuring the banned string. c m y b The ill-fated bus that rammed into a tree near Talwara on Monday. Government Hospital, Hajipur. Some of the patients were referred to the Civil Hospital, Mukerian, owing to their serious condition. Those injured include bus driver Bhupinder Singh, a resident of Dasuya; Munish
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