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No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

No objection, include politicians: Punjab official on dope test of govt employees

Chandigarh (ANI): A Punjab state government official on Thursday said officials have no objection to the dope test ordered by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for government employees, including police personnel. However, he added that politicians should not be exempted from the same. “We have no objection to dope test. We demand government notification should also include the chief minister, ministers, MLAs, party

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

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Punjab demands Central law for death to drug smugglers, peddlers

Chandigarh – The Punjab government onMonday decided to recommend to the Centre to provide for death penalty for drug peddlers and smugglers. The decision to make the recommendation to the Centre was taken in a Cabinet meeting chaired by Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh. The Cabinet also decided to constitute a special Working Group under

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

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization :Govt decides to dismiss SSP, DSP, tainted officers

Action against drug patronization begins: Govt. decides to dismiss SSP and DSP, dismissal proceedings against tainted officers, too. Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Punjab Government has decided to dismiss such Police officers and employees, who will be founded, indulge in drug provocation. Government has also directed to Home Secretary to initiate dismissal action against SSP Moga and

Patiala pump loot, murder case: Prime accused arrested

Chandigarh – Following a state-wide social media alert, Punjab police has arrested the main accused of the petrol pump loot and double murder incident that took place recently in Patiala. Identified as Lakhandeep Singh @Waris Randhawa, he was arrested by the Counter Intelligence Wing Jalandhar, along with Commissionerate Police Jalandhar, following an alert issued by

Petrol pump employee fired upon, injured

Petrol pump employee fired upon, injured

Nawanshahr (Punjab)(PTI) – An employee of a petrol pump in Banga was injured today when two persons allegedly opened fire at him in a bid to snatch a bag containing cash that he was carrying to deposit in a bank, police said.The incident occurred around 10 am, they said.The petrol pump is situated near Banga

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

BSF, Punjab Police recover heroin haul along border

BSF, Punjab Police recover heroin haul along border

Ferozepur – In a joint operation, BSF troopers and the Punjab Police’s Counter Intelligence on Wednesday recovered nearly 4 kg heroin along the India-Pakistan border in Punjab’s Amritsar district, BSF officials said. The heroin, valued at nearly Rs 20 crore in the international market, was recovered near the border outpost (BOP) Kakkar in Amritsar, around

P&SB robbery of 40 lockers: Jalandhar police still clueless in case

P&SB robbery of 40 lockers: Jalandhar police still clueless in case

Jalandhar – Five years ago on January 18, 40 lockers were robbed at Punjab and Sind Bank branch (P&SB) at Reru village. Jalandhar Commissionerate is still to solve the incident even after half a decade. The burglars made their heed way into the strongroom of the bank by using a gas-cutter to pass through the iron gate.

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

Two senior officers duped of Rs 44 crore from retired Police and Army personel

Two senior officers duped of Rs 44 crore from retired Police and Army personel

Two senior officers duped of Rs 44 crore from retired Police and Army personel Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Two seniors Officers have reportedly duped of Rs 44 crore from 80 retired officers and 140 civilians promising to give them residential plots in Mohali. One officer is Parmpal Singh Sidhu; retired Additional Director General of Police, Punjab and

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

No spare fund to control the activities of gangsters across the jails

No spare fund to control the activities of gangsters across the jails

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): To fortify jails in Punjab seems to be difficult with weak financial position of the State. Rs 29 crore have been sought to control the activities of Gangsters and criminals to purchase latest equipment, but till today the Government could able to give Rs one crore only and that too for internal needs.

Mother, sister urge gangster Dilpreet Dahan to surrender

Mother, sister urge gangster Dilpreet Dahan to surrender

Chandigarh – Notorious gangster Dilpreet Singh Dhahan’s mother and sister have appealed to him to surrender before court. Talking to mediapersons at Dhadhi village nearKiratpur Sahib in Rupnagar district, Surinder Kaur said her son’s life could be saved if he surrenders and it will also let the family live a peaceful life.Dilpreet had claimed responsibility for

Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Security tightened in Amritsar

Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Security tightened in Amritsar

Amritsar – Security agencies were put on alert in and around this Sikh holy city from Monday in view of the 34th anniversary of Operation Blue Star carried out by the Army on the Golden Temple complex in June 1984. Punjab police, para-military forces and intelligence personnel were stationed at different locations across Amritsar, particularly in

Facebook accounts of gangsters, who are in Jail, blocked, Jail staff under threats

Facebook accounts of gangsters, who are in Jail, blocked, Jail staff under threats

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): The Facebook accounts of Gangsters, either who are in jail or have been killed, have been blocked by the Cybercrime wing of Punjab Police. Talking to Daily Post, AIG Cyber Crime Hardial Singh Mann told that whenever wing receives to report such action, it does. Sources said that fb accounts of notorious gangsters

DGP visits Golden Temple ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary

DGP visits Golden Temple ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary

Amritsar – Punjab DGP Suresh Arora on Saturday visited the Golden Temple along with other senior police officers to take stock of the security arrangements in view of the anniversary of Operation Bluestar on June 6. Arora visited all the sensitive points inside and outside the Golden Temple and addressed a meeting of police officers.He asked the

Punjabi singer found shot dead in Dera Bassi

Punjabi singer found shot dead in Dera Bassi

Chandigarh – A 23-year-old Punjabi singer was found dead in Dera Bassi near here, police said on Monday. Navjot Singh’s body, bearing four to five bullet injury marks, was found a few metres away from his car at village Rampur Sainian in Dera Bassi, Mohali, at around 1am, said Inspector Mahinder Singh, police station, Dera Bassi.The

Former Minister Brij Bhupinder Lally held for taking arms inside polling booth

Former Minister Brij Bhupinder Lally held for taking arms inside polling booth

Shahkot(Puneet Pal Singh) – Former Home Minister of Punjab Brij Bhupinder Singh Lally (67), who has recently made a switch from Congress to Shiromani Akali Dal was arrested by police for taking arms inside a polling booth. Lally had reached booth number 90 and 91 to check the polling procedure. On the objection of some people,