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P4 » » » MAX 29°C | MIN 14°C YESTERDAY MAX 28°C | MIN 13°C SUNSET SUNDAY 6.31 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 6.52 AM SUNDAY | 5 MARCH 2023 | AMRITSAR INBRIEF ONE NABBED WITH INTOXICATING PILLS Lakshmi Vihar firing: 1 nabbed in Sikkim tourist death case 5 held with weapons Raids were on to nab the prime suspect: Police Amritsar: The Chatiwind police on Friday arrested a person, identified as Sukhdev Singh of Varpal, and confiscated as many as 1,000 intoxicating tablets from his possession. A case under Sections 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act was registered against him. Sub-Inspector Sukhdev Singh said a police team, deputed on the Varpal link road, signalled a youth riding a Bullet motorcycle to stop. He said on seeing the police, he tried to flee away, but was arrested. The police found sedative pills from his possession. The SI said he was produced in a court and brought on police remand for further interrogation to ascertain his backward and forward links. TNS 2 ROBBERS SNATCH WOMAN’S PURSE Amritsar:Two unidentified bikeborne persons on Friday snatched the purse of a local resident, identified as Runa Aggarwal. She was travelling on an e-rickshaw and reached near Maan Singh Road when the incident occurred. The police have registered a case. Similarly, in another incident, a youth snatched a mobile phone from another local resident, Rukshanda, inside Sant Avenue and fled the spot. A case has been registered in this regard. TNS DRUNK YOUTH HELD FOR MISBEHAVING Amritsar:The Civil Lines police have booked a drunk youth for misbehaving with a police constable on Court Road on Friday. A video of the incident went viral on social media. Constable Harmilan Singh said the accused came from the wrong side and almost collided with his car. He said when he asked, the accused, identified as Sagar of the Sultawind road, misbehaved with him. He was heavily drunk. The police have registered a case against him, but he was later released on bail. TNS Tribune News Service Amritsar, March 4 A day after two persons were injured in firing that took place during a clash between two groups at Lakshmi Vihar on Majitha Road here, the police have arrested five persons and recovered two datars and two swords from their possession. The police said raids were on to nab the prime suspect and other accomplices involved in the incident. Those arrested were identified as Gurpreet Singh of Pandori Lubana village, Yuvraj Singh of Ganda Singh Wala, Sukhwinder Singh of Pandori Waraich, Abhijit Singh of the Majitha road and Malkeet Singh of Gupta Colony. Assistant Commissioner of Police Varinder Singh Khosa One of the accused in the custody of the police in Amritsar. Tribune News Service Five of the accused in custody of the Amritsar police on Saturday. said an old enmity was the reason behind the incident while a case under Sections 307, 323, 148 and 149 of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act was registered against them. The prime suspect, Sushil Kumar, alias Sunny, of Pandori Waraich was yet to be arrest- ed, he said, adding that raids were on to nab him. He said Sunny and Vishal had a dispute due to which a case was registered earlier and Sunny remained in jail. He kept a grudge and on Thursday evening, Sunny along with his accomplices continued on page 2 Man found dead at Darbar Sahib Our Correspondent Tarn Taran, March 4 A devotee who had come to pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib here on Saturday was found dead alongside the sarovar. On receiving the information, the city police reached the spot and took the body into their custody. Later, they took the body and kept it in the mortuary of the local Civil Hospital. Bhai Dharwinder Singh, manager, Darbar Sahib, said the victim (a Gursikh) seemed to be in his 30s. One three feet Sri Sahib (sword), a cash of ~1,500 and a mobile set were recovered from the suspect’s possession. The manager said the devotee had come to Darbar Sahib to pay obeisance. He recited the path sitting alongside the sarovar and later found dead. The manager said he informed the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) head office in Amritsar from where information had been received that the deceased would daily visit Sri Harmandir Sahib early in the morning. The district police had delivered information on its system. The police said the body would be kept in the mortuary for 72 hours and further proceedings would be initiated accordingly. Days after clash, DC visits Goindwal jail Tarn Taran, March 4 Deputy Commissioner Rishipal Singh paid a surprise visit to the Goindwal Sahib Central Jail on Saturday and interacted with inmates to know about their grievances. The jail authorities accompanied him during the visit. The DC checked the barracks, kitchen, hospital and other locations in the jail complex. He have instructions to sanitise the barracks and the complex on a routine basis. The DC also stressed on the need for regular medical check-ups of inmates. He instructed the authori- ties to address the concern of inmates. It is worth noting that serious lapses have been reported in the jail, as in a violent clash between two groups of gangsters lodged in the jail, two were killed recently and three others injured. The recovery of mobiles and other prohibited articles have become a routine affair at the complex. At the end of his visit, the DC also stressed on the maintenance of sanitation and to provide literature and sports activities to inmates. He instructed officials to provide meals to inmates as per the manual. — OC PHOTO: GURBAXPURI DC Rishipal Singh during a visit to the Goindwal Sahib jail. c m y b Amritsar, March 4 A month after a woman tourist from Sikkim died in snatching instance near Attari, the police have arrested a youth, identified as Shamsher Singh, alias Shera, of Naraingarh in Chheharta here. The 29-year-old tourist, identified as Ganga Maya of Sikkim, lost her life after falling from an auto-rickshaw when two motorcyclists snatched her hand bag on February 5. She had suffered a critical head injury that ultimately led to her death. She along with her friend was returning after visiting the Attari-Wagah joint checkpost to watch the Beating Retreat Ceremony. Parvesh Chopra, DSP , Amritsar Rural Police, said Shamsher was driving the bike while his accomplice Vishal, alias Shala, was riding pillion. Vishal had snatched the purse from the victim who was travelling in the auto-rickshaw. He said the police were carrying out raids continued on page 2 Minor girl goes missing Tarn Taran, March 4 A minor girl, a student of Class XII, has been reported missing for the past week. Her father told the Valtoha police that she had gone to sit in a board exam, but never returned home. His daughter might have been abducted by Gurpreet Singh of Fattewala (Ferozepur), as he had been allegedly harassing her. ASI Jaspreet Singh said a case has been registered. — OC
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