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P4 » » FORECAST MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 39°C | MIN 20°C YESTERDAY MAX 38°C | MIN 19°C SUNSET FRIDAY 7.07 PM SUNRISE SATURDAY 5:31 AM » FRIDAY | 12 MAY 2023 | JALANDHAR INBRIEF MINOR ABDUCTED, YOUTH BOOKED Phagwara: On the basis of a complaint lodged by a resident of Pehchan Nagar, Phagwara, Saleem, the police have registered a case under Section 363 of the IPC against a youth identified as Aakash, a resident of the same locality, on the charge of abducting the minor daughter of the complainant on the pretext of marrying her. The girl had been missing since May 4 and the complainant expressed his doubts that the the accused had abducted her. The police are investigating the matter. OC PEDDLERS NABBED WITH 450 TABLETS Phagwara: The police have arrested two drug peddlers and recovered 450 intoxicant tablets from their possession last night. Superintendent of Police Mukhtiar Rai said the police arrested a drug peddler, identified as Sanjeev Kumar, a resident of village Hajipur at a check-point near Basra Palace and recovered 290 intoxicant tablets, while another peddler, identified as Mangal Singh, a resident of Nurmahal, was arrested near Hadiabad. Two different cases were registered under the NDPS Act against the arrested accused. OC MOBILE PHONE THIEVES HELD Phagwara: The police have arrested two mobile phone thieves and recovered two stolen mobile phones from them. The arrested accused were identified as a Bihari migrant Subhash and Amrit Singh, a resident of village Rihana-Jattan near Phagwara. SP, Phagwara, Mukhtiar Rai said the arrested accused have confessed their involvement in several incidents of snatchings. A case under Section 357 and 480 of the the IPC has been registered against the accused. OC 4 VEHICLE LIFTERS HELD WITH 5 BIKES Phagwara: The police arrested four vehicle thieves and recovered five stolen Splendor motorcycles from their posession last night. The arrested accused were identified as Partap Singh, a resident of village Palahai, Abhijit, a resident of Hoshiarpur road, Rahul, a resident of village Nadhala and Gurpartap, a resident of Bholath. Superintendent of Police Mukhtiar Rai said the arrrested accused have confessed their involvement in several incidents of snatching. The police have registered a case under Section 379 of the IPC against the arrested accused. OC ACCUSED AT LARGE FOR 2O MONTHS Phagwara: More than 20 months after the murder of a local resident, the Nurmahal police are yet to nab the main accused in a murder case. Rohit, a resident of Mohalla Khatikan, was shot dead by Jaswinder Singh Bunty of Lohar village on the morning of August 10. The police had registered a case against Bunty under Section 302 of the IPC. Nakodar Deputy Superintendent of Police Harjinder Singh said no progress had been made in the case so far and further investigation is underway. OC Poll grind over, candidates unwind Deepkamal Kaur Parties find reasons for low voter turnout Tribune News Service Aakanksha N Bhardwaj Jalandhar, May 11 After a very hectic routine for more than a month owing to canvassing for the Jalandhar Lok Sabha bypoll, the candidates of all parties said they finally got some time to relax and be with their families. Aam Aadmi Party candidate Sushil Rinku said after almost 45 days or so, he was finally at his place spending time with his family casually till 11 am. “During this time, I had a lot of fun with my toddler son Prathamvir Singh, who had been missing me a lot. Thereafter, I had to attend marriages and bhogs in the area. There were some visitors to my place and party workers in the evening. I intend to sleep a bit early today to give my mind and body some good rest,” he said. Even as polling had been over, Congress candidate Karamjit Kaur Chaudhary said she got only a little time for relaxation today. “I tried to unwind spending some quality time with my granddaughters Sukhmani and Sehaj. Our entire family had lunch together after almost a month. But then I set on for my social work. Some of our Congress leaders had got injured a day ahead of Tribune News Service Karamjit Kaur Chaudhary (Cong) with her family in Jalandhar. PHOTOS: MALKIAT SINGH BACK TO USUAL SELVES ■ Karamjit Kaur Chaudhary had a Inder Iqbal Atwal (BJP) back in his party office. Dr Sukhwinder Sukhi (SAD-BSP) in Nawanshahr. polling and I went to see them at their places. I went to see the arrangements at the counting centre in the evening,” she said. For SAD-BSP candidate Dr Sukhwinder Sukhi, it was just like his routine day today. An ENT surgeon by profession, he said, “I went to my hospital at Nawanshahr and attended to my patients for two hours. I was able to see a few critical patients in the last three weeks. After that, I attended few bhogs 3 outsiders booked for poll code violation 21 yrs on, three POsaccused of murder at large Our Correspondent Phagwara, May 11 The Nakodar police are yet to arrest three persons on the run for the past 21 years after allegedly murdering a local jeweller, Mimik. Janak Raj, who was employed at the jewellery shop of the victim’s grandfather at Sarafan Bazar, and his accomplices Rajesh and Sonu were declared proclaimed offenders (POs). The trial court has, however, acquitted one of their accomplices. Janak had a scuffle with Mimik and his father in January 2002 after which Janak and his accomplices attacked them with knives. Mimik was declared brought dead at the Civil Hospital. DSP Harjinder Singh said they had not been successful in arresting the accused in the case. — OC Goraya, May 11 The Goraya police have booked two Ludhiana and one Chandigarh resident on the charge of violating the order of the Jalandhar Deputy Commissioner by remaining present in the Jalandhar parliamentary constituency after the campaign ended on May 8. Investigating Officer (IO) Surinder Pal said the accused have been identified as Sonny Sandhu, a resident of Chandigarh, and Ashok Pople and Yogesh Handa of Ludhiana. Gurpreet Singh, a resident of Barra Pind village, complained to the police that the accused were present in ALLEGEDLY TRIED TO INFLUENCE VOTERS AT POLL BOOTHS Senior Secondary School (girls) Goraya on May 10 where polling booth Nos 34, 35 and 36 were established for voting by the Election Communion of India and thus violated the model code of conduct. They were influencing voters even though the outsiders were asked to leave the parliamentary constituency after the campaign ended. The IO said a case under section 188 (disobedience to order duly promulgated by public servant) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the accused. Blind murder case solved with arrest of 2 from UP Our Correspondent Hoshiarpur, May 11 The Hoshiarpur Police have arrested two persons from Uttar Pradesh in connection with a case in which a person was found brutally murdered in the forest of Bharatpur Jogian village near Mahilpur. The police have also recovered a Bolero and a mobile phone used in the murder. SSP Sartaj Singh Chahal said on April 13, the body of an unidentified person was found in the forests of Bharatpur Jogian with his both wrists cut. Based on the statements of the sarpanch, Mahilpur police station had registered a case under Sections 302, 201 and 34 of the Indian Penal Code on April 13 and started the investigation. He told the reporters that Sushil Kumar Rinku (AAP) enjoys with his son. Hoshiarpur police with the accused arrested from Saharanpur. under the leadership of SP (Investigation) Sarabjit Singh Bahiya, an investigation team was formed with Garhshankar DSP Daljit Singh Khakh and police station in-charge Jaswant Singh other members. The team shared a detailed information about the body through print and social media. On May 9, Joginder Singh of Dudra village in Saharanpur (UP) identified the deceased as his son Amit Kumar. As soon as the information was received, a 12-member team was sent to Saharanpur. Continued on Page 2 c m y b and marriages in my Banga Vidhan Sabha constituency”. Dr Sukhi is a sitting Banga MLA. He added, “In the evening, I came to Jalandhar to meet some friends”. BJP candidate Inder Iqbal Singh Atwal said, “I was in good time with her family as all members had food together; Sushil Kumar Rinku took it easy at home until 11 am and then went out to attend some events ■ Sukhwinder Sukhi was back in the doctor’s role on Thursday as he attended to his patients at a hospital in Nawnashahr. Inder Iqbal Atwal, meanwhile, went back to Ludhiana to be with his family. He later returned to Jalandhar and held a meeting with party workers Jalandhar for most part of the day and went to my place in Ludhiana late in the evening. I finally got to spend some time with my son Antar Iqbal Singh, who is in Class XII. We live in a joint family and it Continued on Page 2 Jalandhar, May 11 It was a day of analysis, and getting area-wise information to see which party had an edge over another to win the election, the result of which will be declared on May 13. As everyone is eyeing the results, various factors as to why the turnout remained low were also talked about. “Less than a year is left for Lok Sabha elections, this might be the reason that people came out in less number,” assume leaders. In this election, political experts are sensing that even BJP will get a good number of votes from city areas. Jalandhar Central and Jalandhar Cantt recorded the lowest percentage of voters. While just 48.94 per cent of voters cast their votes in Jalandhar Central, 50.19 per cent of voting was recorded in Jalandhar Cantt constituency. Both the constituencies are followed by Jalandhar North where 54.43 percent votes were recorded and Jalandhar West with 56.49 Percent. Congress leader Rajinder Beri, former MLA of Jalandhar Central constituency said booth-wise information was taken and lowest voting was recorded from some posh CONFUSION PREVAILED ❝ It seems people couldn’t make up their minds whom to vote for. “They must have been confused whether to vote for the government or the Opposition. Otherwise a good turnout is generally recorded from Jalandhar. ❞ Pargat Singh, JALANDHAR CANTT MLA areas of the constituency. “Analysis is being done, but we really hope to win the election,” he said. AAP MLA Raman Arora from Jalandhar Central constituency said he had also done a booth-wise analysis. “The booths where I wanted people to come in good numbers did come forward and vote. We are expecting good results,” he said. Talking about possibilities, MLA from Jalandhar Cantt constituency Pargat Singh said it seemed people couldn’t make up their minds who to vote for. Otherwise also from Jalandhar, not very good turnout is recorded generally too. Be it any reason, results will be cleared by day after tomorrow,” he said.
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