Petrol pump robbed: Bhupinder Singh of
Dalowal village was injured when his accomplice
Satta of Bhulana village fired to disburse the
crowd. They were trying to escape after robbing
Rs 81,500 from Amarjit Singh, an employee of the
petrol pump at Khadiala Sainian village, 15 km
from here on Saturday. Bhupinder was nabbed.
Satta, however, managed to escape along with the
Surinder Ram son of Lalji Ram of Mujafarnagar
died on the spot when Baljit Kumar son of Bua
Dass hit him at Naloian Chowk here on Sunday. A
case has been registered.
Robbery bid: Heera
Ram succumbed to his injuries at the local Civil
Hospital here on Sunday. According to police
sources, Heera Ram and Raju, both farm labourers
were beaten up by four persons at their 'dera' at
Hardo Khanpur village. When they failed to commit
robbery at the residence of Dalvinder Singh, they
tied the labourers and started beating them.
Mohinder Singh, DPR, said here on Monday that Mr
Iqbal Singh Sidhu, Deputy Commissioner, had
declared holiday in all schools of the
subdivision on November 11, in view of the annual
traditional cultural fair of Slamat Ali and
Nizakat Ali, well known classical singers, at
Pensioners' gesture: The Government
Pensioners Association has sent a draft for Rs
2100 to the Prime Minister's Relief Fund as aid
for the cyclone-affected people of Orissa.
Function: The local Shri Vishavkarma Public
High School organised annual prize distribution
function on Saturday. Mr Iqbal Singh, President,
school management committee, presided.
Rail traffic: Down line rail traffic on the
Jalandhar-Amritsar rail section remained
suspended for five hours on Sunday following
derailment of shunting rail engine. However, the
traffic could be restored at 3 p.m., according to
railway sources here on Monday.
Function: Mr Charnjit Singh Atwal, Speaker,
Punjab Vidhan Sabha, will preside over the 13th
annual athletic meet of Nankana Sahib Public
School, Samrala, on November 13, according to Dr
Balwant Singh Chahal, member, managing committee
of the school board.