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Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana

Three migrant labourers electrocuted in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Jul 8 (PTI) Three migrant labourers, hailing from UP and Bihar, died of electrocution in the new Punjabi colony of Basti Jodhewal here today, Additional DCP Surinder Lamba said. Lamba said a high tension electric cable was passing close to the first floor of a house where the labourers were engaged in some repair

Ludhiana: Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist

Commissioner of Police on radar of government for helping rapist

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Commissioner of Police (CP), Ludhiana is on the radar of the Punjab Government for allegedly helping a rapist for his parole. The Sarabha Nagar Police had filed its report recommending no parole to former teacher Pankaj Arora, who has been facing life imprisonment in rape with his minor girl student, as there may

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Dope test: business of Rs 400 crore in Punjab

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems that dope test is going to be a big business in the State. Amid the drug menace, the trend of dope test has been started. If look at the figure, more than 20 lacs persons will undergo this test by paying more than Rs 300 crore , in the coming three

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested

Punjab cop accused of pushing woman into drugs arrested Chandigarh – A senior Punjab Police officer, dismissed over allegations of pushing a woman into drugs, was today arrested and sent to four0-day police remand, officials said. Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon was produced before the Mohali court after he was arrested from

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed

DSP among two Punjab Police officials dismissed Chandigarh – Two Punjab police personnel, including Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Daljit Singh Dhillon, have been dismissed from service over serious allegations of pushing women into drugs, a police official said. The dismissal orders of Dhillon, who was posted as DSP Ferozepur, were issued by Chief Minister

Commission agent shot dead in Ludhiana

Commission agent shot dead in Ludhiana

Ludhiana(PTI) – A commission agent was shot dead allegedly by a motorcycle-borne youth at Salem Tabri locality here today, police said. According to an eyewitness, the incident took place when Gharnjit Singh Chaudhry was sitting in a shop. Chaudhry was rushed to the Christian Medical College and Hospital, where he was declared brought dead, the

Police bust international drug racket, Canadian among 4 held

Police bust international drug racket, Canadian among 4 held

Chandigarh – Cracking down further on the big fish in the drugs trade, the Punjab Police have arrested four persons, who were using the courier services route to smuggle drugs abroad, thus busting an international module of drug smugglers reportedly controlled from Canada. The arrests have exposed an international drugs syndicate, which was found to

Police make major breakthrough against drugs, arrest three smugglers

Police make major breakthrough against drugs, arrest three smugglers

Chandigarh – In two major crackdowns, the Punjab Police have arrested three poppy husk smugglers, including an A category smuggler, giving a major boost to the Captain Amarinder Singh led government’s campaign against drugs. Jagir Singh alias Zeera, hailing from the notorious Daulewal village in Moga, was nabbed by the Special Operations Teams (SOT) of Jalandhar Counter-Intelligence Wing

LIP leader, seven others booked for trespassing, molestation

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) leader Jasdeep Singh kala Ghawaddi and seven others were booked by Dehlon Police as the accused created ruckus at Guru Nanak College of nursing. The Police have registered case against accused following the complaint of member of college management. The Police have slapped sections 452 (Trespassing), 354 (Assault or

Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply

Dead fish row: Authorities stop drinking water supply

Chandigarh/Jaipur – Contaminated water with dead fish and snakes has entered into Rajasthan through Indira Gandhi canal from Punjab, prompting the authorities to stop drinking water supply from the canal as a precautionary measure. “The water in the canal is black and red with foul smell and dead fish and snakes have been spotted in

Ludhiana STF nabs two drug smugglers, recovers heroine worth 60 crores

Ludhiana STF nabs two drug smugglers, recovers heroine worth 60 crores

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a major crackdown, the Special task Force (STF) Ludhiana Zone has arrested two drug smugglers and recovered 11.5 KG heroine, Pakistani Sim Card, mobile phone and motorcycle. The price of recovered heroine is approximately sixty crores in international market.The accused have kept the heroine near Indo- Pakistan border in Ferozepur and were

Arms Act case: Ludhiana court acquits Jagtar Hawara

Arms Act case: Ludhiana court acquits Jagtar Hawara

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Suresh Kumar Goyal on Monday acquitted Jagtar Singh Hawara, one of the key conspirators in the assassination of former chief minister of Punjab, Beant Singh, in the case of recovery of the weapon AK 56. Earlier trial court of Judicial Magistrate Ist Class Varinder Kumar has convicted Hawara in same case.

Govt. offers upgraded posts for officers as no taker for jobs in Jail

Govt. offers upgraded posts for officers as no taker for jobs in Jail

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): It seems there is less interest of jobs for Jails. Despite of efforts, the Punjab Government could not able to fill the vacant posts in Jails. Talking to Daily Post, the minister of Jail, Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa told that out of 24 Deputy Superintendents of Jails, 15 have left the jobs till now.

SHO’s son found dead in car, father alleges murder

SHO’s son died due to overdose, drug companion police constable arrested

Ludhiana(Amarpreet Singh Makkar) – Two days after the mysterious death of son of Ludhiana SHO, the Ludhiana Rural police revealed that the deceased died due to drug overdose. The Police have arrested Police constable who was accompanying deceased and consumed drugs together.The arrested Police constable revealed that they both had consumed heroine and Jivanjot, son of

Two inmates missing from Central jail, role of jail staff under scanner

Two inmates missing from Central jail, role of jail staff under scanner

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a shocking incident, two undertrials went missing in Central jail Ludhiana on Monday. Both the inmates were real brothers and reportedly escaped from Jail. The role of Jail staff comes under scanner as two inmates went missing from high security of Central jail.The search operation was initiated inside and outside Jail for entire

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily

Flyover wall collapse: Admn decides to shift bus stand temporarily, chalks out traffic diversion plan Ludhiana(DP correspondent) – The city cripples due to heavy traffic jam after the Gill chowk Flyover was closed for commuters following the retaining wall of flyover was collapsed on Sunday late night. As there was no proper diversion plan and alternative route

LPG Cylinder Blast: One more died, death toll reached 13

LPG Cylinder Blast: One more died, death toll reached 13

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – Another victim of LPG cylinder blast succumbed to injuries on Saturday. The death toll reached to 13 till now. Out of total 34 injured, 13 have died and few are still undergoing treatment at different hospitals. 19 year old Kajal who had suffered sixty percent burn injuries died while undergoing treatment at Christian Medical College

Two mobile phones recovered from inmates

Ludhiana: Two mobile phones recovered from inmates

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The Jail staff has recovered two mobile phones from inmates during checking. The Jail superintendent has lodged case against inmates at Police station division number 7. During checking, one inmate was using mobile phone and following the search operation he has hidden his mobile phone under his bed.Assistant Jail Superintendent of Central Jail Ludhiana

Flesh trade racket run by eunuch busted, three women among four held

Flesh trade racket run by eunuch busted, three women among four held

Flesh trade racket run by eunuch busted, three women among four held Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – The Sadar Police have busted flesh trade racket being run by eunuch on Monday. The police have also arrested three women and a customer from the house near octroi post on Ferozepur road. The Police have conducted raid following the tip off from

Wanted in two dozen cases, man held with heroine

Wanted in two dozen cases, man held with heroine

Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In a major crackdown, the Special Task Force (STF) has arrested a man with 400 gram heroine on Friday. The accused was facing 36 cases in Ludhiana, Bathinda, Amritsar and other districts. He was wanted in two dozen cases. The accused has been identified as Kishan kumar alias Ballu (55) resident of Daba.Incharge of