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ARRESTED: The Ganaur police on Sunday detained three persons, including a woman, and started investigation into the complaints of a number of persons who are alleged to have been duped by them on the pretext that they would be provided with houses after their construction. The detained persons were identified as Gulshan Kumar, posing himself as an official in the development corporation, Irshad and Omwati.

RALLY: The Jogi Maha Sabha has decided to hold a rally on December 12 next on the premises of the Chhotu Ram Dharamshala on the Rohtak road to press its demands. It will honour some prominent citzens for their contributions in social work.

THEFT: Thieves are reported to have broken the locs of a closed house in Brahan Nagar here on Saturday night and decamped with cash and other valuables. The owner of the house, Mr Pradeep Bansal, along with other family members, had gone of attend a marriage party. Mr Bansal has lodged an FIR with the police in this connection.

KILLED: A cyclist was knocked down and killed by a truck on the Sonepat-Rathdhana road, near Bandeypur village, 3 km from here, Saturday night. The victim was identified as Jai Prasad (40), a resident of Patel Nagar colony. The driver of the truk fled. The police has registered the case against him on the charges of rash and negligent driving and causing death of the victim. The body was sent for a post-mortem examination.

ACCIDENT: One person was killed on the spot and another sustained serious injuries when the motor cycle on which they were travelling was hit by a car on the Sonepat-Gohana road near Barwasni village, 5 km from here, on Saturday. The deceased was identified as Mahavir and the injured Dharamvir, both residents of Gangana village in this district.



SCHEMES: The Centre has selected Bilaspur district among 75 districts in the country where the National Trust for Protection of Handicapped Children will introduce schemes for disabled orphaned children. This was stated by Deputy Commissioner Subhasheesh Panda here on Saturday. A committee under his chairmanship had been constituted for the same.

COMMITTEE: The fact-finding committee comprising prominent leaders and representatives here for ascertaining the truth behind the sudden death of Rajkumari Rajeshwari has urged the Chief Minister to order a judicial inquiry into the circumstances leading to her death.


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