HC notice on plea to release Pak prisoners
Chandigarh, July 26
The Punjab and Haryana High Court today issued notice of motion to the Punjab Home Secretary, DGP, Punjab, ADGP (Prisons), etc for August 4 on a PIL which seeks directions to release 31 Pakistani nationals who have completed their prison term but are still lodged in Central Jail,
Permanent Lok Adalat at Sangrur
Sangrur, July 26
A permanent Lok Adalat has been established at the District Courts Complex here. Mr
M.L. Malhotra, (retd), District and Sessions Judge, has been made it chairman.
DCs told to issue voter ID-cards from Sept 1
Chandigarh, July 26
Setting the ball rolling for the Assembly elections in Punjab, the Chief Election Commissioner, Mr N.
Gopalaswami, today said all Deputy Commissioners in the state had been asked to start issuing voters identity cards from September 1 and ensure that all voters get the cards by December 31.
Man murdered by wife, paramour
Faridkot, July 26
The Faridkot police today claimed to have solved a murder case within 24 hours of its coming to light. Three persons, including the wife of the deceased, have been arrested in this connection.
Woman ends life over husband’s illicit ties
Barnala, July 26
A woman allegedly committed suicide on Monday night over illicit relationship of her husband with his “bhabhi”. The police arrested her husband Hardev Singh and his “bhabhi” on the basis of a statement given by Darshan Singh, brother of deceased Charanjeet Kaur.
Two held in kidnap case
Abohar, July 26
Two armed persons, who had kidnapped a boy from the grain market at Guruharsahai on Monday evening, have been arrested.
4 held for selling contraband
Ferozepore, July 26
The police has arrested four persons for selling drugs and recovered 132 gm smack from their possession. Mr Arpit
Shukla, SSP, said in two separate incidents, the police arrested four persons for selling smack in the border area. Mr Shukla said the police at a special checking in Dana mandi Ferozepore city noticed two persons under suspicious conditions. They were detained, and during a search, 100 gm smack was recovered from them. They were identified as Babu Ram son of Gobind Ram and Raj Kumar son of Vijay Kumar, both of Kazi
Mandi, Bhim Nagar, Jalandhar.
76 kg of poppy husk seized
Amritsar, July 26
The General Railway Police (GRP) seized 76 kg of poppy husk from Nichhatar Singh, a resident of Verowal in Tarn Taran and former Army man, at Amritsar railway station here today.
Married man elopes with teenaged girl
Tarn Taran, July 26
A married man, Kuljit Singh (26), a resident of Kairon village, 16 km from here, eloped with a teenaged girl of the same village. The Patti police has registered a case under Sections 363, 366 and 120-B, IPC, in this regards.
GND varsity extends farewell to ex-VC
Amritsar, July 26
Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU) extended a farewell to its former Vice-Chancellor
S.P. Singh here today.
Principal assault case: 2 held
Patiala, July 26
The local police have arrested two persons in connection with the murderous assault
on Mr D.I.S Brar, Principal of Mohindra College, today.
Members of Punjab Government College Teachers Association sitting on a dharna at Government Mohindra College in Patiala on Wednesday. Tribune photo: Rajesh Sachar
SAS Academy students invited for conference
Ropar, July 26
Four students of Sahibzada Ajit Singh Academy, namely Manish Chahal, Heitinder Singh, Gurkaran Singh and Apreet Singh have been invited to attend 14-day global young leaders conference being held in Washington DC and UNO headquarters. The student will leave in the last week of July to attend the conference, said the Director of the Academy Mr Sukhjinder Singh, in the function organised here today.