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No termination notices to doctors: PGI
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
The PGIMER today clarified that resident doctors had not been issued any termination notices for boycotting work. Maintaining that the news of issuing of termination notices to 40 doctors was baseless, the authorities clarified that no disciplinary action had been initiated against the protesting doctors.

The Association of Resident Doctors (ARD) today spent the better part of the day preparing for the bandh scheduled for May 30. “We have contacted all organisations which have extended support to us. We are hoping it will be a complete bandh and a massive rally of medicos and non-medicos is also being planned,” Dr Subhmohan Singh said.

Meanwhile, evening walkers at the Sukhna Lake were in for a surprise this evening when doctors of Government Medical College and Hospital, Sector 32, decided to spread the anti-reservation message at the place frequented by people of all age groups from all walks of life.

Besides organising a rally to educate them about the “number game” and the “politics of reservation”, the doctors distributed pamphlets and urged the public to support the bandh call against reservation slated for May 30.

Madhu Sharma, a schoolteacher, who had come to the lake, said the cause of the protesting doctors was very genuine and that the government should address their concerns before implementing any quotas.

Dr Kashmiri Lal, a spokesman for the GMCH-32, said, “This is a part of our public outreach programme. Being a holiday, we thought the best way to meet the public was the lake since markets and institutions are all closed. This way we get to address a large chunk of people at one place.”

With the strike by resident doctors nearly a fortnight old and medical services almost paralysed, the nightmare for patients is likely to continue. The new week would also open to vacant OPDs and empty corridors since the doctors are in no mood to relent until a final word in favour of their demands comes from the government.

Kids too join quota protests

Tiny tots and other children alongwith their parents under the banner of "The Children of India" held a symbolic demonstration at the Sector 17 Plaza here today against the reservation policy of the government.

A large number of children from 3 to 15 years assembled at the plaza holding placards saying "Kalam uncle, I have many friends, and I like them but I don't want to know them by their caste. Please spare us."

Children of India, in a letter addressed to the President of India, asked him whether it would be safe for the country to hand over sensitive spaces and nuclear projects to scientists who are selected on the basis of a reservation policy and not merit.

Prominent among those who attended the unique protest were HHS Batth, Yadwindra Salwan, Rajesh Sharma, SP Singh, Satish Katyal, Hemant Khanna, Meena Sharma, Anand Verma, Rohit Tuli, Amanjit Singh Ghanghas, Manoj Jaggi, Mohit Verma, Raj Kumar and Sukhdeep Sandhu.

Mr Shyam Lal Sharma, president of the General Categories Welfare Federation and representatives from PGI and GMCH-32 also attended the demonstration. 



Protest in favour of quota
Tribune News Service

Panchkula, May 28
Coming in support of the reservation Bill, members of the National Backward Welfare Council protested at the Sector 16 Labour Chowk and blocked the road for over an hour here today.

The protesters assembled at the Labour Chowk and raised anti-government slogans. Members of the Haryana Labour Nirman Sangh also joined the protest.

They alleged that as the Bill had already been passed, strikes and protests were of no use.

Those who spoke on the occasion included Mr Blabir Singh Jangra, president of the local unit of National Backward Welfare Council, Mr Ram Narain, Mr Mewa Singh Kashyap, Mr Ajit Singh Saini and some others.

Meanwhile, motorists were put to hardship at the Chowk, while local commuters opted for alternative routes. 



Prepare list of eligible oustees, HC tells Admn
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
In a major relief to oustees of UT villages, the Punjab and Haryana High Court has directed the Chandigarh Administration to prepare a list of the eligible oustees.
Directing all such eligible persons to apply to the Estate Officer-cum-Deputy Commissioner, Chandigarh, within two months, a Division Bench, comprising Mr Justice Vinay Mittal and Mr Justice Vinod.K.Sharma, has stated that when any scheme was floated by the Chandigarh Housing Board(CHB) for the allotment of dwelling units, all such eligible persons would be eligible to apply.

In a civil writ petition before the Bench, at least 20 petitioners had stated that there was no housing scheme for the oustees whose houses or land had been acquired before or after November 1, 1966, for the purpose of development of the city.

The applicants had also sought that the Administration should implement “Chandigarh Allotment of Dwelling Units to the oustees of Chandigarh Scheme, 1996”.

Welcoming the decision, the welfare society of original inhabitants of 50 UT villages has called upon the oustees to avail the opportunity. In the past, members of the society have been protesting against the indifference of the Chandigarh Administration in rehabilitating the oustees.

The protesting villagers said around 5,000 families, who were uprooted in 1966, had not been rehabilitated so far. Mr H.S. Billing, general secretary of the villagers body, said while the Administration was rehabilitating slumdwellers, no consideration was being made for the rehabilitation of the villagers.

He said only villagers of 22 villages whose agricultural land had been acquired had been rehabilitated so far. Those whose dwelling units had been acquired had been totally left out. Mr Billing said the administration had so far issued oustees certificate to about 600 persons and the applications of the remaining applicants were pending over the years.



Govt teachers protest near DPI’s house
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
The Government Teachers Union Punjab today staged a protest near the residence of the DPI (secondary), Punjab, Dr Sadhu Singh Randhwa, in Sector 27 here this afternoon.

The road leading to the DPI’ s house was cordoned off with barricades by the police in the morning itself. The teachers initially tried to break the barricades and proceed further.

They then used a side road and tried to approach his house from back door. The police tried to stop them, leading to incidents of manhandling also.

The teachers finally sat on a dharna in the back lane of the DPI’ s house. The union president Daljit Singh and general secretary Suchha Singh Khatra alleged that the DPI had made his house an office. They alleged that the promotions recently ordered by the DPI were biased and incorrect. They also alleged that the actions taken against teachers in the examinations held in March were not required.

They stated that they had to take this action today due to the “indifferent attitude” of the DPI. They demanded the immediate ouster of the DPI and also an investigation into the alleged wrongdoings during his tenure as the SCERT Director regarding the admission of the ETT teachers and also the declaration of results.



Lok Adalat pulls up MC in site resumption case
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
The permanent Lok Adalat for public utility services, Chandigarh, while quashing the resumption order of a Sector 9 booth, has held that the deciding authority should first make use of the alternative of imposing monetary penalty upon a defaulting allottee before taking the extreme step of resuming a site.

Through the order passed by a Bench comprising of Mr R.P. Bajaj and Mr J.S. Kohli, the Municipal Corporation, Chandigarh (MCC), has also been directed to provide the basic amenity of toilets at the site within three months.

Earlier, Mr Satish Kumar Malhotra, GPA of M.S. Sidhu, allottee of booth site no 119, Sector 9-C, had filed a complaint alleging that the MCC cancelled his allotment on wrong facts and without following the due procedure of law. Apart from the initial 25 per cent amount, he had paid two further installments, but withheld the last installment since the MC did not fulfill its promise of providing toilets at the site of the booth.

The MCC in its reply contended that the lease had been rightly cancelled on account of violation of the terms of the lease as the allottee defaulted in payment of the last installment. It further said that all basic amenities were provided at the site and the toilets were never promised.

However, the tribunal came to the conclusion that two toilets were promised to be constructed by the MCC at the booth site at the time of auction. It further observed that the allotment was cancelled on two grounds, one that the applicant had not submitted the attested copy of the lease deed and second that an installment was not paid.

However, the MCC in its reply said the applicant submitted the lease deed on non-judicial stamp-papers which was executed and registered with the sub-registrar. The court, therefore, held the first ground of resumption of site as "totally untenable".

The tribunal held that the authority should have first imposed the prescribed penalty under Rule 12(3) of the Chandigarh Lease Hold Site and Building Rules, 1973. Resumption could have been ordered if the applicant failed to deposit that penalty within the prescribed time. The tribunal further held that the order of cancellation was "not in accordance with the provisions of the act and rules". 



‘Claim game’ on in Dera Bassi ahead of Assembly poll
Pradeep Sharma
Tribune News Service

Dera Bassi, May 28
The claim game is on in the Dera Bassi sub-division ahead of the Punjab Assembly elections with both Congress and the Shiromani Akali Dal claiming credit for the development works in the important towns of Dera Bassi and Zirakpur.

The Congress used yesterday's visit of Ms Preneet Kaur, MP from Patiala and wife of the Punjab Chief Minister, to show its concern for the plight of the residents by initiating a major project of 100 per centcoverage of drinking water and sewerage for the towns under the Municipal Development Fund. The Punjab Government was committed to providing 100 per cent coverage of drinking water and sewerage facilities in all towns, she reassured the residents.

However, the SAD had already taken credit for the proposed 100 per cent coverage of water and sewerage by December 2006.Mr NK Sharma, president of the Zirakpur Nagar Panchayat and a close confidant of the Banur MLA and senior SAD leader, Capt Kanwaljit Singh, last week went on record saying that it was the result of the relentless efforts of the civic body that the development works had been started.

When quizzed on the issue, Ms Preneet Kaur asserted that these were the projects undertaken by the Punjab Water and Sewerage Board and the civic body could not claim any credit for their execution.

These projects costing Rs 17.35 crore are being seen as a major boost to providing civic amenities in the twin townships. With both towns bursting at seams, the civic amenities are in a state of neglect bringing flak to the civic bodies and other people's representatives, including the MLA and the MP.

Under the projects, Rs 3.63 crore had been earmarked for water supply and Rs 13.72 crore for sewerage. Besides, 11 tubewells already functioning to supply drinking water to the 75 per cent population of these towns and four more tubewells are being installed to cover 100 per cent population.

However, the development issues apart, it is the political importance of the area which had spurred both parties to showcase their "achievements". In fact, political significance of the area was underlined by the MP when she said that with the elevation of Mohali as the 18th district, the importance of Zirakpur and Dera Bassi had increased in manifold.

For several years now, the Banur assembly segment, spread over a major portion of the sub-division, had been a stronghold of Capt Kanwaljit Singh. In a bid to make forays into the Akali stalwart's fiefdom, the Congress put up a "united" show in organising a workers' meeting yesterday.

All senior leaders, including Mr Deepinder Dhillon, Ms Sheelam Sohi and Mr Amritpal Singh, participated.



A bridge of jubilation
Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 28
The Kharar MLA, Mr Bir Devinder Singh, today formally inaugurated the Manoli-Premgarh bridge on the Chandigarh choe this evening. The bridge will help residents of various villages, including Kambala, Chilla and Manouli.

For over 50 years, residents of the area had been wading their way through sullage with the “kuccha” bridge giving way each year during the rainy season.

Jubilation was evident at the village where a public function was organised following the inauguration. The MLA spoke to residents recalling the efforts that had gone into the construction of the bridge and its completion.

Deputy Commissioner Tejveer Singh exhorted the villagers to co-relate social upliftment with economic growth. He told them to keep away from the social ills. Villagers should focus on getting their wards educated and discourage female foeticide, he said.

Hundreds of villagers later got together and lighted candles to mark their gratitude to the government.

The foundations stone of the bridge was laid two years ago by the PWD Minister, Mr Pratap Singh Bajwa, and the bridge was furnished under a NABARD scheme.



Relief not released, says ’84 victims’ body
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
Families of more than 90 families of the city who were victims of anti-Sikh riots of 1984 are a peeved lot because the Chandigarh Administration has not released their share of compensation as announced by Dr Manmohan Singh, the Prime Minister.

The 1984 Danga Peerit Society, Chandigarh, yesterday organised a press conference to highlight their grievances of not being heard by the “authorities”.

Mr Surinderpal Singh, the president of the society, said the amount of Rs 2 lakh for each familyu announced by the Prime Minister had been distributed by majority of the states of the country, including Punjab and Haryana.

Mr Ravinder Singh, general secretary, said, “It is a matter of great pain that more than 90 families in the city had not been compensated and no one was ready to shoulder the responsibility.

These families hold the red cards issued by the Punjab Government which is the official proof of their having migrated from all over the country due to anti-Sikh riots”.

Mr Surinderpal Singh said they had met several top officials, including the Home Secretary, the Deputy Commissioners of UT and Punjab, besides several others.

“Instead of giving us any assurance, all are just passing the buck”, Mr Gurjit Singh, the joint secretary said.



Colonel fights for disability pension
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
After serving in the Army for over 30 years, a retired colonel is now battling to get his disability pension. A medical board had awarded him 70 per cent disability for life at the time of his retirement, but the authorities are yet to sanction his pension.

In a petition forwarded to the President, Col S.K. Aggarwal, a resident of Panchkula, has claimed that he is entitled to 70 per cent composite disability due to injuries and disorders attributable to military service.

He had also remained in low medical category while in service. The medical branch at Headquarters, Western Command, Chandimandir forwarded the proceedings to the medical board held at the Command Hospital along with necessary documents to Army Headquarters about a year ago.

Despite constant reminders and letters, the Defence Ministry has not initiated any action, the petition states. The Controller of Defence Accounts (Pensions) at Allahabad, in response to his letters replied that they were unable to decide his entitlement and payment of disability pension as they had not received any documents from the Army.

Colonel Aggarwal had earlier sent a legal notice to the Army authorities concerned for the sanction of his pension, but to no avail.



Certification scheme for food supply chains
Ruchika M. Khanna
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
Food safety standards are no longer restricted to food production. The Bureau of Indian Standards (BIS) has now come up with a Food Safety Management Systems (FSMS) Certification Scheme (IS/ISO 22000), with specified safety standards for the forward and backward linkages in the food industry.

Official sources in the BIS said the standardisation was identical to the internationally accepted ISO 22000 standards for food safety management systems. The new standardisation would provide the framework for internationally harmonised requirements for systematically managing safety in food supply chains.

It may be noted that the earlier standardisation for food safety, Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Point (HACCP), relates only to the product control point. The FSMS scheme will cover not just the production but also the entire food chain comprising of producers, manufacturers, transport and storage operators, sub-contractors, retail and food service outlets and service providers.

Talking to TNS here the Deputy Director-General, BIS, Northern Region, Mr Chandra Shekhar, said, “Food safety is linked to the presence of food borne hazards at the time of consumption and food reaches consumers via supply chain. One weak link can result in unsafe food that could be dangerous to health, and thus the new standardisation has been issued. This is intended for organisations (even small organisations) seeking more focussed food safety management systems”.

The new rules require that all hazards that may be reasonably expected to occur in the food chain are identified, assessed and controlled. These rules will not just ensure safety of food products and reduce risk of produce/service libility claims, but also ensure greater health protection. After establishing a documented food safety management system and ensuring its effectiveness, the units can apply for the standardisation, which will be granted after an audit by the BIS assessment team.Back


Mohali residents okay community policing
Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 28
Residents of Mohali today unanimously okayed the implementation of the community policing scheme in the district.
The scheme would involve the deployment of a force of men selected from the local population and trained by the police, who would be responsible for providing security cover to the area allocated to them.

Representatives of almost every resident welfare association in the district had been invited for a special meeting held at the National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER) auditorium here, where the scheme was introduced.

A short documentary film, Navi Roshni, that explained the entire concept of a community police officer (CPO) was shown to those present. The scheme's success in Khanna was also showcased in the film. It was pointed out that the number of thefts in the district had gone down drastically following the implementation of the scheme.

The scheme was widely welcomed by the residents and was given a nod in the presence of the local MLA Bir Devinder Singh, OSD to the Chief Minister Lakhvinder Kaur Garcha, Deputy Commissioner Tejveer Singh and SSP Naunihal Singh.

The public would have to dole out a small amount per month to pay for the salaries of the CPOs. The CPOs would be reporting to field officers who would in turn report to beat policemen. All these officers would be under direct control of the police, who would train them and provide them with uniforms, mobiles torches etc.

The public would also be involved in the functioning of the CPOs. A three-member committee constituted from among the representatives of the public would be coordinating with the CPOs of their area. The CPOs would be given mobile telephones and their numbers would be with the residents they are to take care of. They would be deployed for both day and night security cover. The system would also be implemented in the villages of the district.

In general, a set of day and night CPOs would be responsible for 80 to 100 houses. The beat officers would do a preliminary survey of the houses under their jurisdiction and post CPOs accordingly.

Mr Naunihal Singh said the Mohali police would be coordinating its efforts with the Chandigarh police in nabbing culprits who try to derive advantage by entering an area out of their jurisdiction.

Mr Tejveer Singh expressed hope that the scheme would be a resounding success in Mohali, as it had proved to be in other parts of the state.



Chander Mohan lays stress on yoga
Tribune News Service

Panchkula, May 28
The Haryana Chief Minister, Mr Bhupinder Singh Hooda, failed to keep his date with yoga lovers of the city and its neighbouring areas.
Mr Hooda was supposed to attend the Yoga Seminar and Treatment Camp organised by the Haryana Yog Sabha at Yoga Training Centre in Sector 12. The Deputy Chief Minister, Mr Chander Mohan, was present at the camp.

Addressing the gathering, Mr Mohan stressed on the need for yoga for the common man. He said the Haryana Government had already decided to introduce yoga in schools.

Scores of yoga lovers, who participated at the camp, were given demonstration by yoga expert and disciple of Yogiraj Swami Lal Maharaj. 



Maharana Pratap's birth anniversary celebrated
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
Paying rich tributes to Maharana Pratap, the ruler of Mewar, Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, Union Minister of State for Finance, recalled the sacrifices he made to the struggle against imperialistic policies of the Mughal emperors.

Throughout his life, he fought for the liberty of the people and freedom of the land. Rana Pratap's ideals and life have been a source of inspiration to generations of Indians especially during our country's struggle for freedom, Mr Bansal said.

He was speaking on the occasion of 467th birth anniversary of the ruler, organised by the Rajput Students' Aid Society. Also present at the function was Mr Chander Mohan, who presided over the show. He urged the youth to imbibe the virtues of the ruler, and work for the progress of the country.

Dr Pardaman Singh, president-in-chief of the society which organised the function used the occasion to talk about the activities of the society in the field of education. His focus was on scholarships being given to deserving students in schools, colleges and universities.



Lions Club celebrates charter night
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, May 28
The Lions Club Chandigarh (Host) celebrated its charter night at Lions Bhavan, Sector 18, here yesterday. Lion D.K. Sood, past district governor from Samana, was the chief guest. Twenty members were inducted into the club, according to a press note of the club.

In his brief address, Lion Sood appreciated the role played by the club in running the deaf and dumb school.

Lion R.K. Rana, who has been elected as district governor of the Lions International (District 321-F), was honoured. It was the third time that the district governor was elected from the club.

Lion B.B. Chaudhary, a charter member, was also honoured, among others.

The president, Lion Sanjiv Walia, thanked the members for participating in the function.

The function was compered by Lion T.K. Magzine and Lion Renu Bali.



Seminar on Punjabi journalism
S.D. Sharma

Panchkula, May 28
Prominent litterateurs and journalists participated in deliberations on “Punjabi literature and journalism” at a seminar organised by the Haryana Punjabi Sahit Akademy at the Red Bishop complex here yesterday.

Noted literary personality and prolific writer Dr Chander Trikha maintained that: “The literature and journalism of any language are in fact complimentary to each other.”

Acclaimed journalist Radheshyam observed the impact of commercialisation of print and electronic media and the global market trends affecting the qualitative aspect of journalism. But the print media is to stay despite all odds, he opined.

Earlier opening up the deliberations, a veteran media personality S.S. Parwana stressed on the improvement of readership and circulation of Punjabi newspapers in Haryana, which are compatible with the quality of English newspapers.

“The felicity of literary element is perceptible in all news publications and literature finds an appreciable representation in Punjabi newspapers in the form of magazine supplements,” claimed Baljit Balli, a literary journalist.

Dr Harjinder Walia, Head, Department of Punjabi, Punjabi University, Patiala, delved deep into the deteriorating acceptance of Punjabi language by the new generation in Punjab.



Green belt inaugurated

Chandigarh, May 28
Mr Pawan Kumar Bansal, Union Minister of State for Finance, laid the foundation stone of the Community Centre, Sector 42, here today.
Mr Surinder Singh, Mayor, and other officials of the MC were also present.

An official spokesperson said the building would be completed within nine months. The total cost of the building would be Rs 33.74 lakh.

Mr Bansal also inaugurated the green belt in Sector 42 A and B. The total area of the belt is about 3 acre while the total cost to develop the belt has come out to be Rs 13.50 lakh. — TNS



Six injured in clash
Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 28
At least six persons were injured, two of them grievously, in a clash at Ramgarh village, near Daun, late last night. Four armed persons, including a woman, of the same family allegedly attacked a group of villagers when they tried to stop them from dismantling the gurdwara boundary wall. Three persons were admitted to the Kharar Civil Hospital. However, one person was later shifted to the PGI.

The accused, Gurmukh Singh, his wife Karamjit Kaur, their son Simranjit Singh and nephew Nar Singh, claimed ownership over a piece of gurdwara land and were allegedly trying to take possession of the land.

The clash took place at about 11.30 pm when four persons armed with swords, a .12 bore gun and rods reached the village and allegedly started dismantling the boundary wall.

Village watchmen informed villagers who gathered to stop them from doing so. A fight followed and then the four attacked the villagers with the rods and swords.

The police was called, but the accused managed to escape. The injured include Bhagat Singh Sodhi, Rajbir Singh, Charanjit Singh Lambardar and Jabarjaung Singh.



Three held for murder of Nadah village resident
Tribune News Service

Mohali, May 28
The police has arrested the three persons accused in the murder of a 37-year-old resident of Nadah village here yesterday. The accused include the victim’s nephew, who reportedly committed the crime following a spat over the ownership of a piece of land.

The victim Bhag Chand was killed when he was hit with hand axes on the head while he was sleeping outside his house in the village.

The nephew of the accused Balwant Singh and his two friends, Paramjit Singh and Gurpreet Singh, both brothers, were arrested by the police late last night. The hand axe used in the crime has also been recovered, said SP Mohali Varinder Pal Singh.

According to the police, Bhag Singh and his brother Rattan Chand had a long-standing dispute over the ownership of about 3.5 acres in the village. While both claimed to own the land, the panchayat had some years ago helped the two reach a compromise dividing the piece of land into two.

Bhag Chand had reportedly sold a neem tree on his part of the land, and when the buyer’s men arrived to cut the tree, Rattan Singh and his family objected to it, claiming that the tree was common to both. A spat followed after which two of the village panchayat intervened and the matter seemed was resolved in favour of Bhag Chand.

However, when Bhag Chand was sleeping outside his house Rattan Singh’s son Balwant Singh along with two others allegedly hit him repeatedly with hand axes, resulting in his death on the spot.



Boy held for sexual abuse of child
Our Correspondent

Chandigarh, May 28
A 12-year-old boy allegedly sexually abused a two-and-a-half-year-old girl in Nehru Colony here, on Saturday night. The accused was arrested after he was caught red-handed.

Giving details of the incident, sources in the Sector 36 police station said the victims father reported to the police that his son was playing with the girl in front of their residence at around 8 pm. At the same time, the accused, who was their neighbour, took the girl from the complainant’s son on the pretext of playing with the girl.

The accused took the girl to a secluded place in the jungle area near the colony and tried to sodomise the victim. In the meantime, the victim’s family, unable to trace her in the locality launched a search operation.

To their shock, they found the girl being sexually abused by the accused. The matter was reported to the police and the police took the victim and the accused to hospital.

The police said the victim’s medical examination confirmed the offence, but the victim was stated to be out of danger. The accused was sent to the juvenile home after the registration of a case of abduction and unnatural offences under Sections 363 and 377 of the IPC.



Boy dead
Our Correspondent

Chandigarh, May 28
The 18 year-old boy, who tried to commit suicide by jumping in to Sukhna Lake, here, on Saturday, died in the PGI today.
Sources at the Sukhna Lake police post said, the victim had been identified as Munish Kumar of Bapu Dham Colony.

His father Naresh Kumar, who is a vegetable vendor in Sector 26, Grain Market, told the police that his son was suffering from depression and was also not keeping good mental health. Munish was taking treatment from a dispensary in Manimajra.

Munish was noticed by an alert cop while he was jumping in the lake. The cop rescued the victim and took him to the PGI.

Meanwhile, the police today handed over the body to the family after the post-mortem.



Man held with ganja
Our Correspondent

Chandigarh, May 28
The local police held one person on the charge of carrying 4 kg of ganja from Sector 38. In another incident, a Sector 17 resident was caught red-handed while stealing a cycle from Sector 17. Besides this, a music system and other articles were stolen from a car in Sector 42.

Giving details of the seizure of ganja, sources in the Sector 39 police station said Vinod Mahato of Sector 38-West was nabbed while carrying 4 kg of ganja from Sector 38 on Saturday.

A case under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act has been registered.


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