Six booked for cheating: The Sadar police on the basis of a complaint lodged by Parminder Kaur has registered a case under Sections 420, 448, 427, 380 and 120B of the IPC against six persons, including Bahadur Singh, Manjit Kaur, Harbhajan Ram, Balvir Singh, Chaman Lal and Mukhtiar Singh for selling the house where Bahadur Singh, nephew of his husband, was allowed to reside about four years ago. In her complaint, Parminder Kaur alleged that Bahadur Singh in connivance with others had sold the house to Manjit Kaur on the basis of a sale deed executed on September 8 this year.
Residents nab looters: Jaswinder Singh, a resident of street number 1 of Shivalik Enclave, with the help of the neighbours succeeded in nabbing a miscreant who had broken into his house for committing a burglary. The accused was identified as Ravi Kumar, from Ropar, was handed over to the police. The police has registered a case under Sections 454, 380 and 511 of the IPC against him. Jaswinder Singh in his statement to the police said when he came to his house at around 3 pm, he remained stunned to see the lock of the main gate broken. Seeing the miscreant trying to flee by climbing the wall of his house, he raised an alarm and with the help of the colony residents, he was able to nab them.
1 killed in mishap: One person was killed when his scooter was reportedly hit by a bus at Doiwala Chowk. The deceased has been identified as Salim. The driver of the bus, Rajender Prasad of Rishikesh, has been arrested.
Girl abandoned: A girl (7),identified as Pinki, was found abandoned in a bus that was on its way to Dehradun from Shahjahnpur (UP). She is in custody of Child Line.
Two-yr-old drowned in water tank: A child drowned in a water tank in the Haldhuchaur area near Haldwani. It is learnt that two-year-old Onkar Joshi had been left in a hammock in the sun by his mother Munni at their house in Padampur Devaliya. The child managed to get out of the hammock and went near the water tank nearby whose lid had been left open for domestic animals to drink water. It was only when his body was seen floating that the parents came to know of his death.
Man’s body found near Haldwani: The body of a man was found on a vacant plot in Jaidevpur village near Haldwani. His scooter was found at a distance of 50 m from the spot. The deceased has been identified as 36-year-old Girish Chandra Joshi of Naya Adad village near Charayal. He was a priest by profession. The recovery of two empty pouches of a pesticide and a bottle of water near his body has led to the assumption that he might have committed suicide. Police investigations are on in the matter.
Nainital girls win cricket tourney: The Nainital team defeated Pauri to emerge the winner in the three-day state-level cricket tournament for school girls that was held at the Flats Grounds in Nainital. The event had been organised by the Education Department. The final game turned out to be a one-sided affair with the girls from Nainital trouncing Pauri by a margin of 62 runs. The highlight of the match was a hat trick by Nainital’s bowler Priyanka Bisht who came up with a tally of four wickets in four overs after having given just 13 runs.
Theft at post-mortem house in Ramnagar: A theft has been reported from a newly constructed post-mortem house in Ramnagar. The newly constructed post mortem house was yet to have started and the delay had been on account of certain official procedures. It has been in existence for almost a year. It is learnt that miscreants have allegedly stolen fans, exhaust fans, taps and other material that had been installed there. Besides this, they also damaged the entire premises.
(Compiled by Rajeev