27082023-JTR-01.qxd 8/27/2023 12:33 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune KEY ACCUSED IN DHOGRI MEAT FACTORY CASE HELD DUA LIPA SAYS SHE IS NOT READY TO HAVE CHILDREN For now, singer Dua Lipa is focused on her music career and making the most of her opportunities. P3 MAINLY CLEAR SKY MAX 34°C | MIN 24°C YESTERDAY MAX 34°C | MIN 27°C SINGER KANIKA KAPOOR COMES UP WITH A NEW SONG Jalandhar Rural Police arrest the key accused in the case of a beef factory which was being run at Dhogri. P2 FORECAST Kanika's new track, Fantasy, weaves a tapestry of emotions, exploring themes of love, hip-pop & EDM. P4 » » SUNSET SUNDAY 6.51 PM SUNRISE MONDAY 5:51 AM » SUNDAY | 27 AUGUST 2023 | JALANDHAR INBRIEF ONE NABBED FOR BREWING LIQUOR Phagwara: The Shahkot police have arrested a person on the charge of brewing illicit countrymade liquor. Investigating officer Jagdev Singh said the suspect had been identified as Charanjit Singh, alias Chani, a resident of Patti Akal Pur Malsian village. As many as 40 litres of lahan (raw liquor), seven bottles of hooch and utensils for brewing were recovered from his possession. A case under Sections 61, 1 and 14 of the Excise Act has been registered. OC Tractor-trailer driver dies in road mishap Residents block road, seek relief for kin of deceased MAN ARRESTED FOR STEALING BIKE Phagwara: The Bilga police have arrested a person on the charge of stealing a motorcycle. Investigating officer (IO) Buta Ram said that the suspect had been identified as Akbar Hussain, a resident of Rame Wal village. Mohann Singh, a resident of Janta Nagar village, complained to the police that the suspect stole his twowheeler parked at a gurdwara in the village on August 21. A case under Section 379 of the IPC was registered against the suspect. The stolen bike was recovered from him. OC TWO POS LAND IN POLICE NET Phagwara: The Lohian Khas police have arrested two proclaimed offenders (POs) who were absconding for the past few months. Station House Officer Yadwinder Singh said the accused had been identified as Balwinder Singh, alias Raju, alias Baba, a resident of Mandar Kalan village in Moga, and Rishi, a resident of Fateh Garh Panjtoor in Moga. They were wanted in cases of drug peddling and robbery. OC Residents block a road in protest after the death of Sukhdev Singh (inset); and (below) the ill-fated vehicle that was involved in the mishap. The tipper owner has been arrested. TRIBUNE PHOTOS Our Correspondent Garhshankar, August 26 A tractor-trailer driver died after an overloaded speeding tipper allegedly rammed into his vehicle from behind. Sukhdev Singh, a resident of Bhangal, Nangal tehsil, Ropar district, was going to Garhshankar on his sandladen tractor. When he reached near Shahpur village, a tipper coming at a high speed hit the tractortrailer from behind. The tipper dragged the tractor-trailer for some distance. The youth fell from the tractor after around 50 meters and got crushed under the wheels of the tipper. The tipper driver still did not stop the vehicle. After a chase, people managed to stop him at Alachor (Nawanshahr). However, he fled the spot. After the accident, a large number of people and residents of Bhangal village blocked the road and raised slogans against the police and the government. The protesters sought compensation for the family members of the deceased and a case against the tipper owner and driver. Garhshankar DSP Daljit Singh Khakh, Garhshankar SHO Harprem Singh, Mahilpur SHO Baljinder Singh Malli and Chabbewal SHO Jasveer Singh Bhari reached the spot with police force and anti-riot squad. SP Major Singh told the protesters that a case had been registered against tipper owner Ashwani Kumar, a resident of Mehindwani, and tipper driver Pradeep Kumar, alias Deepa, a resident of Nattha Nangal. The tipper owner had also been arrested. Apart from this, the tipper owner would give a compensation of ~17 lakh to the family of the deceased. Following which, the protestors lifted the blockade. The police said the tipper owner would be produced in a court tomorrow. The tipper driver would also be arrested soon. Stray dogs keep residents in fear Ashok Kaura Phagwara, August 26 Several dog-bite cases have been reported from the city and its adjoining areas in the past few days. It has created panic among residents. An estimated 300 persons, including women and children, who have been bitten by dogs, are being treated at the Civil Hospital and private hospitals every month. A senior police official suffered injuries after being bitten by a dog in Onkar Nagar here recently. Confirming the number, Senior Medical Officer Dr Lehmber Ram said around 10 to 15 persons visit the Civil Hospital daily after being bitten by stray dogs in the Phagwara sub-division. The SMO said all anti-rabies injections were in stock, including the immunoglobulin injection, meant for instant relief. There were reportedly more than 4,000 stray dogs in the sub-division. Phagwara ADC-cumMunicipal Commissioner Amit Kumar Panchal said he would personally look into the matter and steps would be taken to sterilise stray dogs. “It has been learnt that the Animal Husbandry Department is not cooperating. Veterinary doctors are not visiting the town despite repeated letters to the department for sterilisation of stray dogs,” MC officials said.?Residents live in a state of fear due to the increasing number of stray dogs that can be seen almost in all streets. Officials from the civil administration, Municipal Corporation and Health and Animal Husbandry departments have turned a blind eye towards the menace. Morning walkers, including senior citizens, are being forced to carry a stick along with them to save themselves from stray dogs. Four arrested for kidnapping, attacking man, live-in partner Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 26 The police have arrested four persons for attacking a man and kidnapping him along with his live-in partner at the former’s house in Shamshabad village, Nurmahal. The suspects have been identified as Satnam Ram, his son Dushant Mehra and other aides. They attacked the man with whom Satnam’s wife was in a live-in relationship. Nakodar DSP Sukhpal Singh said complainant Gurjit Singh, a resident of Shamshbad at Nurmahal, Jalandhar, who is admitted to the hospital, alleged that he, along with Paramjit Kaur, wife of Satnam Ram, a resident of Dhani Pind, Jalandhar, and his (Gurjit’s) mother Rashpal Kaur, were sleeping in a room. Some men entered their house and attacked them around 11.30 pm on August 21. In his complaint, Gurjit alleged that Nishan Singh, Satnam Ram, Dushant Mehra and other unidentified persons attacked them with sharp weapons with an intention to kill them. Later, they dragged him and Paramjit to a car belonging to an The suspects in police custody in Jalandhar. TRIBUNE PHOTO aide, Tarsem Singh. Mohammed Salamoo, alias Alam Musalla Dang, servant of Tarsem, was waiting near the car. After forcibly putting the duo in the car, they took them to Dhani Pind haveli (house) of Satnam Ram where Tarsem also reached. They tied his hands and legs. The suspects took Paramjit in another car and locked her at a house. Gurjit’s mother, along with some men from her village, reached Satnam’s house at Dhani Pind looking for Gurjit. The assailants then fled the spot. Gurjit’s mother rescued her son and Paramjit. She got them admitted to the Civil Hospital, Nurmahal. A case under Sections 458, 307, 364, 323, 324, 342, 506, 148 and 149 of the IPC was registered against the suspects at the Nurmahal police station Short circuit claims life, triggers fire Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 26 A person was reportedly electrocuted to death due to a short circuit at an under-construction HR Industry building in the Focal Point Exten- sion late last night. The short circuit also led to a fire mishap in the building. The deceased has been identified as Paramjit Singh, an electrician with the industry. Narendra Mohan, in-charge of the Focal Point police sta- Suicide by brothers:Activist visits family, seeks justice Tribune News Service Jalandhar, August 26 Around 10 days after two brothers - Manavjit Singh and Jashanbir Singh jumped into the Beas following alleged harassment and humiliation by cops, former Congress leader and social activist Mandeep Singh Manna today visited their family here to extend solidarity. Manna met Jatinder Pal Singh Dhillon, father of Social activist Mandeep Singh Manna with Jatinder Pal Singh Dhillon, father of brothers who jumped into the Beas, in Jalandhar on Saturday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH the brothers, and appealed for justice for the duo. Speaking to the media on the occasion, Manna said: “The police and government should have acted swiftly in the case. The police should have at least removed the SHO from the department or acted sternly against him. They should have set an example by taking action against the guilty.” Manna’s visit comes a day after Navdeep Singh, here on August 22. The police arrested Satnam Ram, a resident of Dhani Pind, Jamsher; Dushant Mehra, son of Satnam Ram; Mohammed Salamoo, alias Alam, a resident of Kishan Ganj, Bihar, and currently living in Rurka Kalan; and Tarsem Singh, a resident of Shamshabad, Nurmahal. Sharp weapons and a car used in the crime were also recovered. The police said further investigations were on in the case. The police also raided the house of Nishan Singh in Ferozepur, but he was absconded. Nakodar DSP Sukhpal Singh said, “Except one, all suspects have been arrested. Raids are on to nab the absconding accused. Parmajit Kaur (50) was in live-in relationship with Gurjit Singh for over a month.” tion, said preliminary investigations revealed that the fire broke out due to a short circuit at the building. “We have registered a case and are investigating other aspects to ascertain the exact cause of the incident,” he added. Patel Centre of Excellence INFERTILITY | GYNAECOLOGY | OBSTETRICS Station House Officer of Division No. 1 police station, was transferred to the Police Lines amidst an ongoing inquiry against him in the case of alleged harassment of Manavjit Singh Dhillon. Seeking justice, Jatinder Pal Singh Dhillon recently wrote to the state DGP, CM, Governor, Chief Justice of the Punjab and Haryana High Court and Chairman of the Human Rights Commission. 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