05092023-CT-01.qxd 9/5/2023 12:36 AM Page 1 c m y b Chandigarh tribune CALL ON CONVERSION OF UNITS AT RIGHT TIME: MHA MEMBER OF GANG BEHIND ~1.75L SNATCHING NABBED MAYOR CALLS HOUSE MEET ON CHANDRAYAAN SUCCESS MHA has said decision on conversion of industrial plots to freehold will be taken at an appropriate time. P3 A 'thak-thak' gang member lands in police net for snatching a bag with ~1.75L from a trader 4 days ago. P3 Mayor Anup Gupta has called special house meeting to thank PM, ISRO chief for Chandrayaan's success. P3 » » AIR QUALITY INDEX CHANDIGARH 122 PANCHKULA 155 MOHALI 138 401-500 301-400 201-300 101-200 51-100 0-50 SEVERE VERY POOR POOR MODERATE SATISFACTORY GOOD INBRIEF PHONE SNATCHED Chandigarh: Two motorcycleborne persons snatched the mobile phone from a woman of Shahpur Colony, Sector 38 (West), near the Sector 25/38 (West) light point. The police have registered a case at the Maloya police station. TNS TWITTER/THETRIBUNECHD MAX 35°C | MIN 27°C YESTERDAY MAX 36°C | MIN 26.9°C SUNRISE WEDNESDAY 6:02 AM FACEBOOK/CHANDIGARHTRIBUNE 8months on, road near morcha site cleared SI gets 4-year RI in bribery case One side of stretch near YPS chowk opened to traffic Chandigarh, September 4 Special Judge, CBI Court, Jagjit Singh has sentenced an SI of the Chandigarh Police, Sushil Kumar, to four years of rigorous imprisonment in a corruption case registered eight years ago. The court has also imposed a fine of Rs 20,000 on the convict. Sushil was arrested by the CBI while taking Rs 10,000 in bribe on the premises of the District Courts in Sector 43. Gursewak had complained to the CBI that his cousin, Baljeet Singh Chaudhary, was arrested along with a pistol near the District Courts in 2014. The SI allegedly contacted him and asked for money to help Chaudhary get bail. He also threatened the complainant that in case he failed to pay the bribe, he would register new cases against his brother, the complainant alleged. The CBI arrested the SI taking the bribe in 2015. While arguing on the quantum of the sentence, Narender Singh, Public Prosecutor, said the accused did not deserve leniency as he was involved in the serious crime despite being a police officer. After hearing the arguments, the court convicted him for the offence punishable under Section 7 and 13 (1) (d) punishable under Section 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act and sentenced him to four-year rigorous imprisonment. — TNS Tribune News Service Mohali, September 4 Eight months after the Qaumi Insaaf Morcha pitched tents on the roads near the YPS Chowk on Chandigarh-Mohali border, the protesters were removed from one side of the road amid heavy police deployment. Traffic movement resumed on the road late in the evening. After extensive deliberations between the protesters and the Mohali Administration, the roadblock was finally removed today, bringing some relief to commuters, who had to take detours travelling between Chandigarh and Mohali. While PROTESTER ENTERS INTO ARGUMENT WITH POLICE A protester, who was sitting in the middle of the road next to the YPS chowk leading towards Phase VII, entered into heated arguments with the Mohali police after they forcibly removed his tent and belongings, including a fridge. He claimed that he was not given time to collect his belongings. the road stretch that falls in Chandigarh was cleared in the evening, it took the Mohali police a few more hours to get the part on their side cleared for vehicular movement. Personnel of both the Mohali and Chandigarh police were present in large numbers at the spot to ensure a peaceful removal of the protesters and the reopening of the road from the Sector 51/52 light point towards the YPS Chowk. The protesters are staying put on the other side of the road that has a congregation area. The langar service, too, continues there. The other side also has temporary structures and a large area has been occupied by private vehicles parked there. The rotary at the border had remained completely blocked since January by the continued on page 2 Police remove barricading on one side of the road near the YPS Chowk on Monday. PHOTO: VICKY PU violence mars last day of canvassing Tribune News Service Chandigarh, September 4 Tempers ran high on the Panjab University campus with the assault on the presidential candidate of the Panjab University Students’ Union (PUSU), Davinder Pal Singh. Supporters of PUSU alleged that Davinder was thrashed by the supporters of the Chhatra Yuva Sangharsh Samiti (CYSS). Davinder alleged that his turban was tossed by the assailants. Canvassing for the PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE OF PUSU ATTACKED RAVI KUMAR Deepankar Sharda PUSU presidential candidate Davinder Pal Singh after attack on him. A VIDEO GRAB PARTLY CLOUDY SUNSET TUESDAY 6.41 PM » TUESDAY | 5 SEPTEMBER 2023 | CHANDIGARH FORECAST Students block road after attack on Davinder (extreme right). Panjab University Campus Students’ Council (PUCSC) elections, schedule to be held on September 6, ended today. “Soon after reaching the parking lot of my department c m y b (University Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences), I spotted a group of youngsters standing there. I asked my friend ‘what happened’, and the group, wearing CYSS badges, ran towards me. They beat me up and tossed my turban. My hair got untied and I fell on the road. The assailants fled the spot soon after the attack. I suffered injuries and underwent a medical check-up at the GMSH-16,” alleged Davinder. continued on page 2 Man chased, stabbed at Sec 38 fuel station Chandigarh, September 4 A man was stabbed multiple times by a few assailants at a petrol station in Sector 38 last evening. The incident was caught on the CCTV camera installed there. The victim has identified as 35-year-old Bunty, a resident of Dadu Majra. Sources said the victim was being chased by the assailants, who were carrying sharp weapons, near continued on page 2 A CCTV grab of the assault on the victim at petrol station.
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