Tuesday, March 28, 2017

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27 Mar 2017

NRI held for torturing wife, 9 years after complaint

27 Mar 2017 | 8:21 PM

RUPNAGAR: A court here on Monday sent an Indian-origin US citizen to judicial remand till April 10 for allegedly torturing his wife, in a case that dates back to 2008.

15 arrested after pit bull fight in village

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

ABOHAR: Fifteen persons, including four from Fazilka district — were arrested in Sriganganagar yesterday while trying to flee from the venue of an illegally organised pit-bull dog fight in a border village.

Stalker shoots Mansa woman, self

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

MANSA: A man first shot a woman and then committed suicide by shooting himself on the busy Bank Street near the bus stand in Bhikhi here today.

SHO accused of shielding drug peddler, suspended

27 Mar 2017 | 1:47 AM

PHAGWARA: Station House Officer of the Satnampura Police Station Sulakhan Singh was suspended by Senior Superintendent of Police, Kapurthala, Sandeep Sharma on the charges of shielding drug peddler Tarun Kumar.

26 Mar 2017

2 ASIs suspended for taking bribe

26 Mar 2017 | 2:19 AM

Sangrur: Mehal Kalan DSP Kuldeep Singh has suspended two Assistant Sub-Inspectors (ASIs), posted at Tallewal police station, for taking Rs 15,000 from a bootlegger to hush up a liquor smuggling case.

Police detain FCI staff, BSP activists

26 Mar 2017 | 2:19 AM

PHAGWARA: The police took 54 agitating employees of the FCI and around 100 BSP activists, including Bahujan Samaj Party’s former state president Avtar Singh Karimpuri, into custody amid a protest today.

Two years after police clean chit, duo rapes girl again

26 Mar 2017 | 2:19 AM

LUDHIANA: An 18-year-old girl attempted suicide yesterday, two days after she was raped by two youths.

25 Mar 2017

Jailbreak bid: Gangsters use gas cylinder threat to divert authorities’ attention

25 Mar 2017 | 6:22 PM

GURDASPUR:Twenty-odd gangsters used the threat of exploding a cooking gas cylinder in an attempt to divert the attention of the authorities from a group of inmates who were busy creating an opening in the 13-inch thick outer concrete wall of the Gurdaspur central jail.

4 dead in bus-car collision in Barnala

25 Mar 2017 | 12:47 PM

SANGRUR: Four persons were killed and one seriously injured when an Orbit bus collided with a car near Ghunas village in Barnala district on Saturday.

Granthi caught stealing ‘golak’ money

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

MUKTSAR: A granthi was caught on camera while allegedly stealing money from “golak” (donation box) in a gurdwara at Lundewala village in Gidderbaha sub-division.

Officials crack whip on sand mafia, 7 held

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

FAZILKA: The administration has cracked the whip on sand mining mafia in the district and has arrested seven persons who were involved in excavation of sand and carrying it in an illegal manner during the past 24 hours.

Two commit suicide

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

ABOHAR: Two persons committed suicide in Abohar and neighbouring Sriganganagar in the last 24 hours.

Two arrested for bank loan fraud

25 Mar 2017 | 1:17 AM

ABOHAR: The police in neighbouring Sadulshehar (Sriganganagar) have arrested MP Singh of Khajuwala and Rajinder Jyani of Kishanpura Utradha village for allegedly committing the Rs 29-lakh bank loan fraud by getting property of Ansuiya, wife of Haryana IGP Kuldeep Sihag, illegally mortgaged.

23 Mar 2017

YAD leader arrested with illegal weapons

23 Mar 2017 | 12:49 AM

FARIDKOT: A youth Akali leader, who had offered a bet of Rs 5 crore on the victory of SAD Faridkot candidate, was arrested for possessing four illegal firearms, besides live and spent cartridges and sharp weapons.

Lure of high life pushed nine Sangrur schoolboys to crime

23 Mar 2017 | 12:49 AM

SANGRUR: The police have arrested three minors in connection with 10 thefts that took place in the past one month in Dhanaula. With this, all nine members of the gang have been arrested.

22 Mar 2017

Mohali murder: Police seek lie-detector test

22 Mar 2017 | 1:44 AM

MOHALI:The Mohali police suspect that Seerat, the young wife of 40-year-old businessman Ekam Singh Dhillon, is lying.

Procured stock misappropriated, one booked

22 Mar 2017 | 1:44 AM

SANGRUR: Sherpur police have registered a fraud case against a Dhuri resident for the misappropriation of procured stock of rice and paddy stock worth lakhs and started further investigations.

2 ‘sadhvis’ held with 14-kg poppy husk

22 Mar 2017 | 1:44 AM

SIRHIND: The Government Railway Police Force (GRPF) arrested two women sporting the sadhvis’ saffron attire and recovered 14.5-kg poppy husk from their possession.

Khalistani ultra nabbed in Delhi

22 Mar 2017 | 1:44 AM

NEW DELHI: The Crime Branch of the Delhi Police arrested Gursewak Singh Babla (51), a member of the Khalistan Commando Force (KCF), from Mahipalpur on NH-8 and seized a pistol and four cartridges from his possession.

21 Mar 2017

3 booked for assault

21 Mar 2017 | 1:42 AM

ABOHAR: The Khuyiansarwer police have booked Het Ram, his wife Kaushalya and son Raju of Killianwali village after their neighbour alleged that they had assaulted her.

Bathinda murders: ‘Tantrik’ surrenders

21 Mar 2017 | 1:42 AM

KOTFATTA (BATHINDA): Lakhwinder Singh Lakhi, a tantrik who allegedly helped a woman and her son kill her two grandchildren in an apparent bid to exorcise evil spirits, surrendered at the Kotfatta police station today.