01112023-JTR-01.qxd 11/1/2023 12:40 AM Page 1 c m y b Jalandhar tribune VISITORS THRONG BOOK STALLS AT MELA GADRI BABEYAN DA KIRTI DHIMAN SHINES ON MASTERCHEF INDIA DIRECTOR IMTIAZ ALI PREFERS SHOOTING AT NEW LOCALES Several interesting books were released during the 32nd edition of 3-day Mela Gadri Babeyan Da. P2 Kriti Dhiman from Gobindgarh, Punjab, is a talented 23-year-old baker with big dreams. P3 Imtiaz Ali, who is known for his movies like Love Aaj Kal, Rockstar, said he always prefers shooting at newer locales.P3 » » FORECAST PARTLY CLOUDY MAX 30°C | MIN 16°C YESTERDAY MAX 30°C | MIN 15°C SUNSET WEDNESDAY 5:36 PM SUNRISE THURSDAY 6:36 AM » WEDNESDAY | 1 NOVEMBER 2023 | JALANDHAR MAN HELD FOR VEHICLE THEFT Phagwara: The Nakodar city police have arrested a Ludhiana resident for stealing motorcycles. Investigating officer (IO) Rannit Singh said the suspect had been identified as Rajinder Singh, alias Jassi, a resident of Ludhiana. The IO said the suspect was intercepted at a naka. The police recovered a stolen motorcycle (bearing registration number PB-10-CH0350) from his possession. A case under Sections 379 (theft) and 411 (dishonestly receiving stolen property) of the IPC has been registered. OC GOODS STOLEN FROM HOUSE Phagwara: The Shahkot police have booked unidentified persons for stealing goods from a house. In his complaint to the police, Amarpal Singh, a resident of Raunta village, said thieves barged into his house on the night of October 5 and decamped with household goods by breaking open locks. Investigating officer Balvir Chand said a case under Sections 457 (lurking housetrespass) and 380 (theft in dwelling house) of the IPC had been registered. OC GIRL DIES, BUS DRIVER BOOKED Phagwara: The Nurmahal police have booked a bus driver of a private school on the charge of causing death by negligence. Investigating officer (IO) Daljit Singh said the suspect had been identified as Jaskaran Thapar, a resident of Pandori Mushtar Di village falling under the Sadar Jamsher police station. Jaswinder Singh, a resident of Bundala village, complained to the police that Jaskaran was reversing the bus. His daughter, Komal Preet Kaur (18), who deboarded the bus, got crushed under its wheels at Bundala village on Monday. A case under Sections 304-A (causing death by negligence), 279 (rash driving on a public way) and 427(mischief) of the IPC has been registered against the bus driver. OC One more suspect held in murder case Our Correspondent Phagwara, October 31 The Bilga police have arrested one more person in connection with a murder case. Six persons have already been arrested in this connection. Station House Officer (SHO) Mohinder Pal said the suspect had been identified as Manni Kumar, a resident of Pati Bhoja, Bilga village. The SHO said the suspect and his six accomplices murdered Jagdeep Singh, alias Jaggi, a resident of Pati Bagga Bilga village, on the night of October 22. In her complaint to the police, Mohinder Kaur, mother of the deceased, said the suspects murdered her son Jaggi at the cremation ground in Pati Bagga. She said the accused came to her house on October 19 and threatened to kill his son if he did not behave properly. A case under Sections 302 (murder), 506 (criminal intimidation), 148 and 149 (rioting) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) was registered against the suspect and six others who were arrested earlier. — OC Wine shop robbery cracked, 2 held Twin murders shock Kapurthala Tribune News Service Pistol, two-wheeler used in crime, two live cartridges recovered Tribune News Service Jalandhar, October 31 The city police have cracked the robbery case in which two armed persons targeted a wine shop at 66feet road here late on Saturday night and made off with nearly Rs 1.37 lakh. The police have arrested both suspects — Sarwan Singh, alias Mani Don, and Amritpal Singh — in the case. A .32 bore pistol used in the crime along with two live cartridges has been recovered from their possession. Addressing the media, Commissioner of Police Kuldeep Singh Chahal said on the basis of the complaint received from Raj Kumar, the employee at the wine shop who was threatened at the gunpoint when the robbers made off with cash and two whisky bottles, the police immediately formed teams and started investigations. Chahal said when the police team, led by CIA in-charge Harinder Singh, was conducting a checking near Gurmehar Colony, they saw a man on a bike coming from the Bhargo Camp side. “Seeing the cops signalling him to stop, he turned the bike towards Gurmehar Colony and slipped. He then took out a pistol from his Jalandhar Police Commissioner Kuldeep Singh Chahal addresses a press conference after the arrest of suspects in the wine shop robbery case. TRIBUNE PHOTO EXCHANGE OF FIRE HARDCORE CRIMINAL Police officials said Sarwan Singh was a hardcore criminal as five cases of murder, robbery and brandishing firearms were already registered against him. He was out on bail. “Sarwan Singh is associated with Sheru Group, which has an old rivalry with gangster Pancham Noor,” the police said. jacket, and fired at the police team. The police also opened fire and the bullet hit Sarwan Singh in the right leg,” the CP said, adding that he was taken to the Civil Hospital and then taken into custody. Likewise, another police team arrested his accomplice Amritpal Singh from near ❝Seeing the cops signalling him to stop, Sarwan Singh, alias Mani Don, turned the bike towards Gurmehar Colony and slipped. He then took out a pistol from his jacket, and fired at the police team. The police also opened fire and the bullet hit Sarwan in the right leg. Kuldeep Singh Chahal, COMMISSIONER OF POLICE ❞ Tajpur on 66-ft road. The bike used in the crime has also been seized. Police officials said Sarwan Singh was a hardcore criminal as five cases of murder, robbery and brandishing firearms were already registered against him. He was out on bail. “Sarwan Singh is associated with Sheru Group, which has an old rivalry with gangster Pancham Noor,” the police said. The police registered a separate case against Sarwan Singh at the Bhargo Camp police station for firing at the cops and both have been taken in remand for further investigations. Jalandhar, October 31 A man and a woman were murdered in two separate incidents in Kapurthala today. In the first incident, a man was killed in a firing incident after two groups clashed at Sidhwan Dona village near here. The victim, Vijay Kumar, succumbed to bullet injuries at the hospital. Kapurthala SSP Vatsala Gupta said two groups were on a collision course for the past few days over a minor issue. They again clashed early this morning. A mem- THE CASES ■ In the first incident, a man was killed in a firing incident after two groups clashed at Sidhwan Dona village near here. ■ In another incident, an NRI from Sandhu Chatha village reportedly killed his wife by repeatedly smashing her head against the floor in his house. ber of one of the groups opened fire, leading to the death of Vijay. Two shopkeepers fined for violating food safety norms Tribune News Service Nawanshahr, October 31 Taking stern action against shopkeepers violating the guidelines of the Food Safety and Standards Act 2006 and Rules 2011, ADC Rajiv Verma today imposed a fine of ~55,000 on two errant shopkeepers. The Food Safety Department recently collected 25 samples of food items. Out of this, two samples failed test. The ADC, while hearing the cases here today, issued a stern warning that substandard food items would not be tolerated and stern action would be taken against shopkeepers found guilty of preparing or selling spurious eatables. Rajiv Verma asked Food Safety Inspectors Sangeeta Sehdev and Vikramjit Singh to conduct such inspections in future as well and collect samples so that nobody could play with the health of people. In another incident, an NRI from Sandhu Chatha village reportedly killed his wife by repeatedly smashing her head against the floor in his house. The deceased has been identified as Harpreet Kaur. Her husband Sukhdev Singh had returned from Italy just a day ago. The couple had a heated argument after which Sukhdev dragged the woman to a room, smashed her head against the floor and left the house. The SSP said cases had been registered and efforts were being made to nab the suspects in both cases. Over 1,500 take part in 2.5-km ‘Run for Unity’ Jalandhar, October 31 A ‘Run for Unity’ to commemorate the 148th birth anniversary of Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel was organised at Jalandhar Cantonment under the aegis of the Vajra Corps. Before flagging off the run, Brig Sunil Sharma, Commander, 11 Corps Artillery Brigade, greeted everyone on the occasion of National Unity Day and reiterated that the objective of the event was to make everyone aware of the importance of unity and harmony in society. Over 1,500 defence personnel took part in the 2.5-km run, flagged off from Vajra Nature Park. — TNS Indian Oil Mumbai make it to hockey semis Punjab Police Jalandhar thrash defending champions Indian Railways Tribune News Service Of fasting & feasting Women all smiles after applying henna on their hands; and (right) people purchase eatables on the eve of Karva Chauth in Jalandhar on Tuesday. PHOTOS: SARABJIT SINGH Two nabbed with 1.2-kg heroin Tribune News Service Jalandhar, October 31 The anti-narcotics cell of the city police today arrested two persons and recovered 1.2-kg heroin from their possession. The suspects have been identified as Japreeet Singh, alias Sahil and Pankaj, both residents of Three Star Colony in Jalandhar. CP Kuldeep Singh Chahal, while addressing mediapersons, said a police party, led by anti-narcotics cell in-charge Ashok Kumar, was on a routine checking near the Lamma Pind chowk. The police saw two men on an Activa scooter bearing registration number PB08-FE-8711. On see- TRIBUNE PHOTO INBRIEF The suspects in custody of the anti-narcotics cell in Jalandhar. Jalandhar, October 31 Indian Oil Mumbai defeated Punjab and Sind Bank Delhi (7-6) to enter the semi-finals of the 40th Indian Oil Servo Surjit Hockey Tournament. Two league matches were played on the seventh day of the ongoing tournament at the Olympian Surjit Hockey Stadium here today. Indian Oil’s international player Gurjinder Singh and Punjab and Sindh Bank’s Parmveer Singh scored hat-tricks. Indian Oil secured 9 points with three wins from three league matches and became the first team from Pool A to reach the semi-finals. In the second match, Punjab Police team defeated defending champions Indian Railways Delhi (3-1) to secure 6 points with two consecutive wins in the league round. The first match was played between Indian Oil Mumbai and Punjab & Sind Bank Delhi in Pool A. In the fourth minute of the game, Bank’s Arshdeep Singh scored a field goal to make the score 10. In the 18th minute and 26th minute, Indian Oil’s Gurjinder Singh scored two goals to make it 2-1. In the 29th minute, Olympian Dil- suspects at the Division Number 8 police station. The police also impounded the two-wheeler. He said the suspects confessed that they brought the heroin from Amritsar. However, the police were investigating from whom they were procuring the heroin and to whom they were going to deliver it. c m y b preet Singh scored for Indian Oil to make the score 3-1. In the next minute, Bank’s Surinder Singh scored a goal to take the score to 2-3. In the 34th minute, Bank’s Parmveer Singh equalised the score by hitting a goal. In the 35th minute, Indian Oil’s Gurjinder Singh completed his hat-trick by scoring a penalty kick to make the score 4-3. In the 38th minute, Olympian Simranjit Singh of Indian Oil made the score 53. In the 39th minute, Bank’s Paramveer Singh scored a goal to take the score to 4-5. In the 45th minute, Afan Yusuf scored a goal for Indian Oil taking it to 6-4. In the 46th minute of the game, Indian Oil’s Arshdeep Singh scored a field goal and took the score to 7-4. In the 48th minute, Bank’s Paramveer Singh completed his hattrick and made the score 5-7. In the 54th minute, Bank’s Paramveer Singh took the score to 6-7 by hitting a penalty corner. Punjab and Sind Bank lost all league matches and went out of the tournament without opening an account. The second match was played between Indian Rail- ways and Punjab Police in Pool B. In the 20th minute of the game, Punjab Police’s Olympian Ramandeep Singh scored a field goal to make the score 1-0. In the 24th minute, Olympian Manpreet Singh scored through a penalty corner to give Punjab Police a 2-0 lead. In the 28th minute, international player Jasjit Singh Kular from Railways scored a penalty corner to take the score to 1-2. In the 43rd minute of the game, Punjab Police’s Olympian Manpreet Singh scored a penalty corner to make the score 3-1. Walkathon spreads awareness on drug abuse Our Correspondent ing the cops, they tried to flee and turned the scooter on the opposite direction. However, their vehicle skidded and the police caught hold of them. “During checking, the police recovered 1.2-kg heroin from the vehicle,” he said. A case under Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act was registered against the A match between Indian Oil Mumbai (blue T-shirts) and Punjab & Sind Bank Delhi in progress during the 40th Surjit Hockey Tournament in Jalandhar on Tuesday. TRIBUNE PHOTO: MALKIAT SINGH Hoshiarpur, October 31 Under the leadership of Dilbagh Singh Johal, District and Sessions Judgecum-Chairman, District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) Hoshiarpur, a walkathon was organised here this morning. The walkathon, organised by the DLSA, Hoshiarpur, started from the Old Lower Court Complex and ended at DAV College here. The walkathon was organised as part of the “Punjab against Drug Addiction - A Legal Services Initiative Campaign” launched by the Punjab and Haryana High Court. The walkathon was held out on the concluding day of the campaign, which began on October 1. The District and Sessions Judge, Hoshiarpur, along with judicial officers, Deputy Commissioner Komal Mittal, SSP Sartaj Singh Chahal, Civil Surgeon Dr Balwinder Kumar Dumana, Deputy Medical Commissioner Harbans Kaur, advocates, law students of Sarvanand Giri and court staff, participated in the rally to raise awareness against drug abuse. The District and Sessions Judge thanked all for their participation. Aprajita Joshi, CJM-cum-Secretary, DLSA, said a multipronged approach with combined efforts of all stakeholders was the need of the hour to curb drug menace.
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