Wednesday, April 26, 2017

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25 Apr 2017

NZ citizen among 6 booked for fraud

25 Apr 2017 | 1:49 AM

Sangrur: Having failed to land on foreign land even three years after his marriage with a girl from New Zealand (NZ) and paying Rs 55 lakh, a youth from Amargarh has got a fraud case registered against six members of a family from Kishangarh village.

Morinda MC chief, supporters booked for theft, confinement

25 Apr 2017 | 1:49 AM

MORINDA: The district police have booked SAD leader and municipal council president Balwinder Singh Bajwa and some unidentified people for allegedly locking the executive officer (EO) Sukhdev Singh inside his office and forcibly taking away the proceeding book of house, here today.

Woman held in captivity, gang-raped for 2 months

25 Apr 2017 | 1:49 AM

TARN TARAN: A woman of Tur village, 15 km from Tarn Taran, was allegedly held captive and gang-raped for over two months.

24 Apr 2017

Flesh trade racket busted, 4 held

24 Apr 2017 | 1:35 AM

Hoshiarpur: The police busted a flesh trade racket in Mohalla Subhash Nagar on Sunday. Three women and a man were arrested.

270-kg poppy husk seized, accused flee

24 Apr 2017 | 1:35 AM

Sangrur: Two persons smuggling 270 kg of poppy husk managed to give the Lehragaga police the slip at a naka laid near Chulad Kalan village following a tip-off on Saturday night.

Nigerian held with heroin

24 Apr 2017 | 1:35 AM

BATHINDA: The Bathinda police have arrested a Nigerian drug supplier from New Delhi and recovered 200 gram of heroin worth Rs 1 crore.

22 Apr 2017

Narcotics Control Bureau seizes 3 kg opium from 2 men in Patiala

22 Apr 2017 | 5:03 PM

CHANDIGARH: The Narcotics Control Bureau on Saturday claimed to have seized over 3 kg of opium from the possession of two men in Patiala.

Father-son killed by speeding car

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

Sangrur: A man and his son son were killed on spot near Balad Kalan village on the busy Bathinda-Chandigarh road at about 10 am here on Friday.

Nigerian held with heroin

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

Kharar: The CIA staff have arrested a Nigerian with 500-gm intoxicant powder and 14-gm heroin. Inspector Atul Soni said on April 19, the staff with the help of Mullanpur Garibdas police arrested one Taranjit Singh.

4 of Gounder-Sukha gang arrested, one slips away

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

JALANDHAR: In a joint operation, the Jalandhar Police Commissionerate, Counter Intelligence Wing and Special Task Force (STF)nabbed four persons associated with the gang of Vicky Gounder and Sukha Bikhariwala here today.

Illegal mining: 2 held, trucks impounded

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

MOGA: The police have busted a gang involved in illegal sand mining on the Sutlej riverbed in the district.

Hardliner booked for abetting wife’s suicide

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

TARN TARAN: Suba Singh Ramrauni, a Sikh hardliner and president of the Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee, Chabal, and two of his family members have been booked under Section 306 of the IPC for allegedly driving his wife, Sarabjit Kaur (37), to suicide.

SAD worker booked for firing in air

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

MUKTSAR: The police have booked Akali worker Gurbir Singh for allegedly firing in the air when he came across his rival from the Congress at a market in Malout yesterday.

Students’ death: Car driver charged with culpable homicide

22 Apr 2017 | 1:55 AM

FARIDKOT: Two days after two Class-XII students were killed and another was seriously injured in a road mishap, the police today booked a car driver, Gopal Krishan, under Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) of the IPC.

21 Apr 2017

Man, son die in road accident in Sangrur

21 Apr 2017 | 2:44 PM

CHANDIGARH: A man and his son were killed when their motorcycle was hit by an unidentified vehicle in a village in Sangrur district on Friday, police said.

Woman, paramour booked for killing husband

21 Apr 2017 | 1:42 AM

Muktsar: A woman and her paramour have been booked for killing her husband at Khunan Kalan village here five days ago.

4 booked for duping drug peddler’s kin

21 Apr 2017 | 1:42 AM

SANGRUR:The Bhawanigarh police have booked four persons for taking money from the family of one Sandeep Singh, who was arrested with 15 kg of poppy husk on April 8.

Jilted lover held for killing woman

21 Apr 2017 | 1:42 AM

MUKTSAR:A youngster allegedly killed a 28-year-old married woman by hitting her on neck with some sharp-edged weapon several times at Bhagsar village near here today.

Two MES officials held for graft

21 Apr 2017 | 1:42 AM

FEROZEPUR: Officials of the CBI today raided Military Engineering Service (MES) office in the cantonment area here and nabbed red-handed a senior official and a lower desk clerk for allegedly accepting a bribe.

SAD ex-sarpanch’s son shot in Mansa

21 Apr 2017 | 1:42 AM

MANSA: A Dalit youth, son of former SAD sarpanch of Khiali Chahlanwali village in the district, was shot dead last night.

20 Apr 2017

Nabha jailbreak mastermind Gounder’s gang strikes in Gurdaspur, 2 dead

20 Apr 2017 | 6:09 PM

GURDASPUR: A four-member gang, led by notorious gangster and Nabha jailbreak mastermind Vicky Gounder, created terror in the city by killing two persons and seriously injuring two others in a broad daylight internecine gang war.

Arrested ISIS suspect was living in Jalandhar for 3 years

20 Apr 2017 | 4:02 PM

JALANDHAR: An ISIS suspect was arrested from Sant Nagar locality that falls under Police Station Division No 5 by the Anti-Terrorist Squad and Delhi Police with the support of Jalandhar Police.

One arrested with 90 kg poppy husk

20 Apr 2017 | 2:10 AM

Moga: The police have arrested Surinder Singh, alias Soni, of Darapur village in Nakodar sub-division of Jalandhar district, while he was selling poppy husk at Kot Sadar Khan village in Dharamkot sub-division of this district.

Cop booked for extortion suspended

20 Apr 2017 | 2:10 AM

Sangrur: A day after two ASIs were booked on the charge of extorting Rs 2.5 lakh from the family of a Rajasthan Police constable, Sangrur SSP Mandeep Sidhu on Wednesday suspended one of them and wrote to the Pathankot police for action against the other.

Gang rape: Singer Jelly gives up

20 Apr 2017 | 2:10 AM

MOHALI: Over two-and-a-half-years after registration of a gang rape and kidnapping case against him and others, Punjabi singer Jarnail Singh alias Jelly today surrendered before a local court here today.

2 Class XII boys killed in mishap

20 Apr 2017 | 2:10 AM

FARIDKOT: Two students of Class XII died on the spot and another sustained serious injuries in a road accident on the Kotkapura-Moga road this afternoon.

‘Miracle doctor’ in police net

20 Apr 2017 | 2:10 AM

GURDASPUR: The police today arrested a registered medical practitioner (RMP) — called ‘miracle doctor’ by his patients — after he was found to be growing poppy husk plants in the backyard of his clinic at Shakri village falling under the Ghuman Kalan police station.

ASI booked for Rs7-lakh fraud

20 Apr 2017 | 2:10 AM

TARN TARAN: ASI Hari Singh has been booked for defrauding a woman relative of Rs 7 lakh.

19 Apr 2017

Punjab Police seize over 13k tablets of banned medicines, 2 held

19 Apr 2017 | 6:21 PM

FAZILKA: Punjab Police on Wednesday claimed to have seized more than 13,000 banned medicines and arrested two persons who were in possession of the drugs in Fazilka district.

Vigilance nabs sales tax inspector in Mansa for accepting bribe

19 Apr 2017 | 3:24 PM

CHANDIGARH: The sleuths of Vigilance Bureau on Wednesday achieved a major breakthrough in its campaign against corruption by nabbing an inspector of sales tax while accepting a bribe of Rs 6,000.

2 ASIs booked for extortion

19 Apr 2017 | 1:39 AM

SANGRUR: The police today booked Assistant Sub-inspectors (ASI) Baljinder Chatha and Balkar Singh on the charge of extorting money from the family of Rajasthan Police constable Ghanaya Lal Gujjar, who was allegedly arrested with 5-kg opium on March 6.

Immolation bid: Two Cong workers among five booked

19 Apr 2017 | 1:39 AM

MUKTSAR: The Gidderbaha police have booked a Congress worker, his son and three unidentified persons after a vegetable vendor, Manish Kumar (28), set himself ablaze last evening.

Terror module busted, 3 held with weapons

19 Apr 2017 | 1:39 AM

CHANDIGARH: The Counter-Intelligence Unit of the police has busted an international terror module operating from Germany, Belgium and Kuwait.