10032023-JTR-01.qxd 3/10/2023 12:00 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune ADMISSION CAMPAIGN UNDER WAY IN GOVERNMENT SCHOOLS LADY GAGA WILL NOT BE PERFORMING AT OSCARS WEB SERIES COLLEGE ROMANCE IN LEGAL TANGLE Hoshiarpur DEO Harbhagwant Singh holds meeting of heads of secondary and elementary schools. P2 Her number Hold My Hand from the Top Gun: Maverick is nominated for Best Original Song. P3 The Delhi High Court has ordered an FIR against director, Simarpreet Singh & actor Apoorva Arora. P4 » » FORECAST CLEAR SKY MAX 30°C | MIN 13°C YESTERDAY MAX 29°C | MIN 12°C SUNSET FRIDAY 6.34 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 6:46 AM » FRIDAY | 10 MARCH 2023 | JALANDHAR 2 held over death of woman, child in snatching incident Our Correspondent 1-KG INTOXICATING SUBSTANCE ALSO RECOVERED Tanda Urmar, March 9 The Tanda police have arrested the accused reportedly responsible for the death of a child and a young woman in an accident during a snatching incident near Pul Pukhta village. A large quantity of narcotic substances has been seized from their possession. In a snatching incident three days ago, Gurbhej Singh (8), the son of Prabhajit Kaur, a resident of village Pul Pukhta, and Gagandeep INBRIEF 4 PEDDLERS HELD UNDER NDPS ACT Nakodar: The Nakodar city police have arrested a couple of drug peddlers on the charge of selling heroin and intoxicating tablets. SHO Sulkhdev Singh said 10 grams of heroin and 500 intoxicating tablets were recovered from the possession of the accused, who has been identified as Buti, a resident of Mahun Wal village and his wife Rajni. The SHO said a case has been registered under the NDPS Act and their motorcycle has been impounded. In another case, the Shahkot police arrested drug peddler Gurprit, a resident of Hajipur village, with four grams of heroin, said IO Nirmal Singh. The Lohian Khas police arrested drug peddler Jagjit Singh of Toti village in Kapurthala with 10 grams of heroin and also impounded his scooter, said Investigating Officer Kulwindar Singh. OC ONE ARRESTED WITH PISTOL Jalandhar: The city police claimed to have arrested one person with an illegal pistol, along with a magazine and six live cartridges. The accused has been identified as Rohit Kumar, alias Manna, a native of Himachal Pradesh. ACP, Central, Nirmal Singh said a police party had set up a naka near Gazi Gulla road when they saw Rohit walking towards the road from an underbridge, he was stopped on suspicion of hiding something. He was frisked and an illegal pistol and cartridges were found from his possession. A case has been registered against the accused. OC 4 PHONES SEIZED IN CENTRAL JAIL Hoshiarpur:The Central Jail Administration has recovered four mobile phones from different barracks of the jail during a surprise check. The police of city have registered a case without nominating anyone. According to the information, jail officials said that one mobile phone was recovered from the bathroom of barrack number 17 of the jail while three mobile phones were recovered from different places in barrack number four. Police officials said that investigation has been started in this regard. OC VALUABLES STOLEN FROM DHABA Phagwara:Valuable goods, including a laptop and cash worth ~10,000, were reportedly burgled in ‘Shan-e-Punjab A to Z Dhaba’ near Bahrra Hospital in Phagwara on Holi night. OC Kaur (21) died after being run over by a tractor. Tanda DSP Kulwant Singh and Tanda SHO Malkiat Singh said the accused were arrested at a naka in the area. The accused, identified as Simranjit Singh of Gandhuwal and Rajveer Singh Raja of Dhirowal (Sri Hargobindpur) were arrested when the police team signalled the motorcycleborne accused to stop at a naka near the Miani Gas Agency. Instead of complying, they sped away. However, they lost the balance and ended up slamming into a tree. They got injured. The police team arrested them and recovered 1,014 grams of intoxicating powder from their possession. The police claim that, during the interrogation, they confessed to the incident of robbery near Pul Pukhta village. The police claimed that the accused said on the day they snatched the purse from Gagandeep, a pillion-rider, and the scooter-riders tried to chase them down. The scooter was kicked. The child and the young woman died after being run over by a tractor-trolley. The police arrested both of them and registered a case against them and initiated further action. The police team has also recovered a stolen purse, containing cash, mobile phone and documents from the possession of the robbers. The suspects are being interrogated. RBI fines co-op bank in Nakodar Ashok Kaura Phagwara, March 9 The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has imposed, by an order dated March 1, a penalty of Rs 3 lakh on the Nako- dar Hindu Urban Cooperative Bank Ltd. A review report of Supervisory Action Framework dated July 26, 2021, submitted by the bank revealed, inter alia, that it had offered inter- est rates on deposits for various duration higher than that offered by the SBI in noncompliance with the SAF directions. Based on the same, a notice was issued to the bank and action taken. Holi celebrations turn tragic, one killed over minor dispute Tribune News Service Jalandhar, March 9 A 38-year-old man, identified as Manoj Yadav, was allegedly beaten to death after a dispute arose during the Holi celebrations in Transport Nagar. The police have identified and booked three persons and booked three or four unidentified persons on the charge of murder. One of the accused named in the FIR, identified as Suraj, was arrested from near the Focal Point on Thursday. As per the information, the complainant, Kanhaiya Yadav, the uncle of the deceased, was standing near his sand gravel-laden vehicle in Transport Nagar when Raju — who works as a sand gravel dealer — and his friends threw colours at him. When Kanhaiya objected to it, Raju, his friends Suraj, Prakash and three or four unidentified youths got into a fight with him, and hit him on his head and the arm with a wooden stick. Following that, ONE ACCUSED NABBED, OTHERS STILL ON THE RUN The police with one of the accused in Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO Manoj rushed out of his house to help his uncle but Raju and other men attacked him with sharp-edged weapons, and he fell unconscious. As soon as some local residents gathered on the spot, the accused dropped the weapons and ran away. Manoj was rushed to the hospital, but the doctors declared him brought dead. DCP (Investigation) Jaskiranjit Singh Teja said the by the departmental head on March 13 at the Mohali office, a state-level struggle would be started. Mission 6213 members after submitting their complaint against singer Happy Raikoti to the Jalandhar DC. Jasveer Singh Sheera, WATER SUPPLY AND Jalandhar, March 9 Members of city-based NGO ‘Mission 6213’ today held a protest outside the District Administrative Complex here, demanding action against the lyrics writer of song ‘photoshoot’ and Punjabi singer Happy Raikoti for singing such songs that promote gun culture and violence among youth. The NGO lodged a complaint with the Commissioner of Police seeking immediate removal of his song ‘Photoshoot’ from YouTube in the enlistment workers should be brought under the department and their services by regularised, the salaries should be released soon and the outsourcing of enlistment workers should be stopped. They demanded that the fund of the office workers of Punjab, especially of Bathinda and Mansa districts be released on priority. — OC On the way, some migrant labourers were drinking alcohol and dancing. The miscreants threw paint on them and started abusing them when opposed. They also beat them up, resulting in serious injuries. The injured youths were admitted to a hospital. The Purhiran police station reached the spot and started further investigation. The police said strict action would be taken against the accused involved in the incident. — OC Our Corresponent ❝If no solution is found in the meeting being held SANITATION WORKERS’ UNION PRESIDENT accused were in an inebriated state and had thrown colours on the complainant. He said some teams were formed to trace the accused, and the police have already nabbed one of the persons involved, while a hunt is on for the others. He said a case has been registered against Raju, Suraj, Akash and three or four unidentified persons under Sections 302, 148 and 149 of the Indian Penal Code. Woman raped for 2 yrs; husband, his 4 friends booked in Phagwara FIND SOLUTION IN MARCH 13 MEETING ❞ Hoshiarpur, March 9 Some migrant labourers in an inebriated state indulged in hooliganism outside the Tavern located in Kirti Nagar. They first threw paint on some persons; when opposed, they seriously beat them up. According to the information received, a youth, Raman, told the police that on Holi, he was riding a motorcycle with one of his friends and was going back to his home after working from Kirti Nagar at 4 pm. COPS VOW STRICT ACTION AGAINST HOOLIGANS Meet demands or face agitation, warn sanitation workers Hoshiarpur, March 9 The Water Supply and Sanitation Workers’ Union, Punjab, has threatened to launch an agitation if their long-pending demands aren’t met soon. Union president Jasveer Singh Sheera said their demands had been ignored by the Water Supply and Sanitation Department for long. They alleged workers serving under the enlistment policy had been working on meagre wages. He said they were being harassed financially and mentally as the department hadn’t released funds for the past six months. They said officials make the workers do all kinds of work of the department, but when their rights are talked about, they plainly refuse to consider them as workers even. They demanded that the Drunk revellers thrash 2 youths Complaint against Punjabi singer NGO: REMOVE SONG PROMOTING GUN CULTURE light of a judgment of the Punjab and Haryana High Court against glorifying weapons, drugs and violence in songs. The members of the NGO led by Prof MP Singh said as per the High Court judgment, it was directed to all the SSPs/District Magistrates to ensure that no songs were played in public, which glorify liquor/wine or violence. While condemning the incident that took place at Anandpur Sahib during Holla Mohalla, in which a group of youngsters beat up a person to death, Prof MP Singh said an innocent person lost his life for stopping those who were playing loud music in their cars. “Even as the hovernment has asked the police to act tough on those glorifying weapons and playing loud music, etc., there is hardly any fear of law among a section indulging in such crimes,” he said. — TNS Jalandhar, March 9 The police have registered a case on the basis of a complaint lodged by a young married woman of village Dhak Pandori near Phagwara. The Rawalpindi police have registered a case of under Section 376DA (gangrape with minor), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and 120B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code against her husband Shumpa of village Bhabhiana and his four other accomplices on the charge of abducting, keeping her captive and raping her since 2021. The victim told the police in her complaint that she married Shumpa as per Islamic traditions against the wishes of her parents on November 17 in 2021. She alleged that her husband kept her captive and not only assaulted her sexually but also allowed her to be raped by his friends. The victim said she was being given drugs to make her unconscious. The Investigating Officer in the case did not disclose the details when contacted. Superintendent of Police, Phagwara, Mukhtiar Rai however told this correspondent here today that a case was registered after seeking opinion from the District Attorney (Legal). The police are investigating the matter. Year after serious knee injury, javelin thrower wins silver at national contest Aakanksha N Bhardwaj SETS SIGHT ON ASIAN GAMES Tribune News Service Jalandhar, March 9 When athlete Sarabjeet Singh suffered a serious knee injury last year and had to undergo an operation, he blamed his stars and thought that his career in sports was over. After one year, cut to 2023, Singh has won a silver medal in a national-level javelin throw competition. He participated in the second Indian Open Throws competition that was held in Bellary, Karnataka. And now there is no stopping, as Singh has indulged in intense hard work because his next goal is to reach the Asian Games, the trials of which are scheduled for next month. Sarabjeet also won a medal in Junior National Federation Cup in 2015, which was held ■ Javelin thrower Sarabjeet Singh suffered a serious knee injury last year and had to undergo an operation. He blamed his stars and thought that his career in sports was over ■ However, he recently bagged a silver at Indian Open Throws competition held in Bellary, Karnataka. And now Singh’s next goal is to reach the Asian Games Sarabjeet Singh (R) with coach Bikramjit Singh. TRIBUNE PHOTO in Chennai. Originally from a village near Anandpur Sahib, Singh has been taking training under the Punjab Sports Department athletic coach Bikramjit Singh in Jalandhar for years now. Bikramjit shared that he met Singh when he was a kid in Anandpur Sahib. “His dedication and hard work blew my mind. I still remember how my centre was 12 km c m y b away from where Singh used to live and he would still reach the centre before time in harsh winters too. That was the time when I realised that this young guy deserved so much in life,” the proud coach said. The coach further added that a few years ago, Singh had suffered an injury in his elbow. “I then asked him to start bowling because it was good exercise for the arm. He became perfect at it. But one day as he was doing his practice, he got his knee fractured last year and that was a tough time for him. I then told him ‘Jinna asi dabange, ohna hi oopar uthange, sab theek ho jaayega’. I must admit Singh has an amazing fighting spirit which is the main requirement for a player to reach heights,” Bikramjit stressed. The basketball team of Punjab Police with the Balkar Singh Cheema Memorial Basketball Trophy. Punjab Police lift basketball trophy Jalandhar, March 9 The All-India S Balkar Singh Cheema Memorial Basketball Tournament for men and women that had kicked off on March 4, and concluded on March 7. The Men’s basketball team of Punjab Police lift- ed the trophy, winning Rs 2 lakh as prize money, while the women’s team KSEB stood first in the tournament. It was organised by the S Balkar Singh Cheema Sports club. ADGP (PAP) MF Farooqui and Sports Secretary (PAP) Bahadur Singh honoured the winning team. As many as nine teams participated in the men’s section while five women teams took part in the tournament. Amritpal Singh has been adjudged the best player. — TNS
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