08032023-JTR-01.qxd 3/7/2023 11:53 PM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune COMMUTING AN UPHILL TASK ON JAL-HOSHIARPUR ROAD RANDEEP, NEENA TO SHARE SCREEN SPACE IN NEW FILM SERIES COLLEGE DETECTIVES RELEASED ON AMAZON MINITV Jalandhar and Hoshiarpur residents who shuttle between the two adjacent cities are a harried lot. P2 Jayant Gilatar’s Pachhattar Ka Chhora will be produced by JJ Creations LLP and Shivam Cinema Vision. P3 Show features Mugdha Agarwal, Vidur Chugh, Karpoor Gaurav & Harshal Singh as young detectives. P4 » » » FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 31°C | MIN 11°C YESTERDAY MAX 29°C | MIN 12°C SUNSET WEDNESDAY 6.26 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 6:40 AM WEDNESDAY | 8 MARCH 2023 | JALANDHAR INBRIEF TWO NABBED FOR STEALING BATTERIES Missing 16-yr-old girl from ashram traced to Faridkot Aparna Banerji Tribune News Service Phagwara: The Shahkot police have arrested two Moga district residents for stealing batteries from a tower. Investigating Officer (IO) Dalit Singh said the accused had been identified as Akash Kumar, alias Akash, a resident of Dharam Kot, and Aman Singh, alias Romi, a resident of Bhindar village. Amar Singh, a resident of Malsian village, complained to the police that the accused stole two batteries from the ATC tower at Parjian Kalan village. According to the IO, a case under Sections 457 and 380 of the Indian Penal Code had been registered against the accused and the stolen batteries recovered from them. OC Jalandhar, March 7 The 16-year-old girl who had escaped the Children’s Home for Girls at the Gandhi Vanita Ashram on Monday, was traced to Faridkot today. The girl had fled from the Ashram to her aunt’s (bua) home at village Mudki in Faridkot district. A five-member team is bringing her back to Jalandhar. It was the girl’s maternal grandmother (Nani) who informed the Ashram authorities of her visit to her aunt’s home. It was homesickness and eagerness to meet her kin which caused her to take the step. Interestingly, she told a bus staff in Jalandhar that the Ashram authorities were ‘after her’, to hitch a With release due, had grown restless; follow due process: Family HITCHED FREE BUS RIDE ■ Girl hitched free bus ride, saying Ashram authorities were ‘after her’; used Aadhaar ■ Was awaiting arrival of her maternal grandmother ■ Maternal grandmother informed Ashram authorities about her whereabouts ride to Faridkot, via a free bus service for women, by using her Aadhaar card. The 16-year-old had slipped away from the office of the Child Welfare Committee (on the Gandhi Vanita Ashram premises) early on Monday afternoon. While the team of the Gandhi Vanita Ashram was in constant touch with her grandmother to seek her whereabouts, it was on Tuesday afternoon that her family informed the authorities that she had been found. Harvinder Kaur, Child Development & Project Officer (CDPO), Jalandhar, and Superintendent, Children’s Home for Girls, said, “The girl was traced to Faridkot earlier today, after which we reached her aunt’s home and Continued on page 2 c m y b 2 of family attacked over enmity, brother succumbs to injuries Shades of joy Girls play with colours on the eve of Holi in Jalandhar on Tuesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH Three snatchers land in police net Tribune News Service Jalandhar, March 7 The police arrested three persons in connection with a snatching incident that was reported yesterday near the bus stand. Six mobile phones and Six mobile phones, scooter recovered an Activa scooter were recovered from their possession. The suspects have been identified as Sumit Kumar and Vicky, both residents of Butta Pind, and Sandeep Ahuja, a resident of Saidan Gate. According to police, Sumit and Vicky snatched a mobile phone from Nilesh Kumar from near the bus stand here Continued on page 2 Hoshiarpur, March 7 A man died while his brother suffered injuries after they were attacked by a family in their neighbourhood in Jahankhelan village due to an enmity over stopping cow from eating fodder. The police have booked eight persons, including four women, of the family. According to information, Vijay Kumar, a resident of Jahan Khelan, told the police that a cow of a family living in their neighbourhood often used to eat their fodder. He asked them several times to keep their cow tied. According to him, while he was standing near his house with his brother Amit on March 4, members of the neighbouring family, including Sunil Kumar, his wife Neetu, daughters Damani and Kamani, son Sonu, father Continued on page 2
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