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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,

Inmate threats to Minister through FB from Jail

Inmate threats to Minister through FB from Jail

Chandigarh(DP Correspondent): In yet another case of lax security inside Faridkot’s Modern Jail, an inmate went live on Facebook for about three minutes and made objectionable remarks against Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh, DGP Suresh Arora and Jail Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa. The inmate, Gobind Singh, who has been lodged at Faridkot jail since

DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty

DC orders FIR against 18 officials for dereliction of poll duty

Jalandhar(Puneet Pal Singh) – Taking cognisance of the dereliction of election duty by officials who deliberately skipped poll duty today, the Deputy Commissioner Mr Varinder  Kumar Sharma today ordered FIR against 18 such Officers.Divulging the Deputy Commissioner said that these officials were assigned poll duty but they deliberately skipped the duty and didn’t join the polling

Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala

Captain warns Damdami Taksal over threats to Dhadrianwala

Chandigarh – Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday issued a stern warning to the Damdami Taksal, a Sikh seminary, over their alleged threats to Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale and cautioned them against any attempt to take law into their own hands. The CM also ordered the police to enhance the security of the Sikh

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot

Politicians-druglords nexus: Gidderbaha MLA Raja Warring again in tight spot Gidderbaha – After missing the “expected” induction in Punjab cabinet, Congress MLA from Gidderbaha and former president of Indian Youth Congress Amarinder Singh Raja Warring on Wednesday landed in an untimely controversy as a party leader openly claimed to have shielded Warring in an infamous drugs

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07

City Centre case: Arguments on closure report continue, case adjourned to July 07 Ludhiana(DP Correspondent) – In the case of City Centre Ludhiana, the court of District and Sessions Judge Gurbir  Singh heard the arguments of both sides of prosecution and defence side on closure report filed by Vigilance Bureau. As the arguments were not completed on Saturday,

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.