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Four booked for Rs 20-lakh fraud

Four booked for Rs 20-lakh fraud

PHAGWARA: On a complaint lodged by Charanjit Sharma, deputy branch manager of the State Bank of India branch in Hargobind Nagar, Phagwara, the police have booked four persons, including the branch manager under Section 420, 465, 467, 468, 471 and 120-B of the IPC for a fraud of Rs 20 lakh with the bank. The complainant told the police that the three accused identified as Kiran Aggarwal, her husband Chhabeel Dass, residents of Model Town, and Nirmal Singh, a resident of Khangurra village, with the connivance of the branch manager, took a loan of Rs 20 lakh without mortgaging original registry of a piece of land. No arrest has been made so far. OC

Man booked on rape charge

NAKODAR: The police have arrested a person on the charge of raping a minor. Investigating Officer Amandeep Mahli said the suspect had been identified as Jagroop Singh of Mullewal Arayian village. The victim, in a complaint filed with the police, said  on the night of June 3, the accused took her to his house by brandishing a pistol and threatened to kill her and her family. The suspect forcibly raped her at his house, she added. The IO said a case under Sections 376 and 506 of the IPC and Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act -2012 had been registered. TNS

One bookedfor fraud

PHAGWARA: On a complaint by Amardeep Singh, the owner of RFC Finance Company, the police have registered a case under Sections 408 and 420 of the IPC against an employee of the company. The suspect has been identified as Jaspreet Singh of Narur village on the charge of duping the company of Rs 7,45,561. The complainant said the suspect collected the amount from different customers by issuing fake receipts on behalf of the company but did not deposit the amount with the company. No arrest has been made so far. OC

Man crushed under train

JALANDHAR: One unidentified middle-aged person was run over by a running train near Chiherru Railway Station on Wednesday. The Government Railway Police (GRP) incharge Gurbheij Singh said the deceased was crossing the railway lines. The GRP have registered a case and kept the body in the mortuary for identification after autopsy. OC


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