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Arms, contraband reach city via govt buses
Jupinderjit Singh
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
A group of about 15 persons, including some burqa-clad women, are allegedly using a long route state roadways bus from Meerut to Jammu for transporting contraband and weapons packed in bags which are then transferred to already waiting rickshaws at select points between Rajpura and Ludhiana.

Following a green signal on mobile from other group members waiting at certain pre-determined spots, two or three members of the group also disembark with the consignment.

The group remains in touch with some unknown persons on the mobile and keep checking if there was a police naka ahead.

A city resident who happened to travel by the bus a few times had noticed the suspicious activity and informed the Ludhiana Tribune on the condition of anonymity that the persons board the bus from Meerut as a group but disembark at places which were not authorised bus stops.

His suspicion was strengthened when he overheard one of the group members asking regularly about the presence of cops ahead and then calling someone that the plan had to be changed due to the presence of some PCR cops at certain road crossings.

The informant found it astonishing that the moment the bus stopped at an unauthorised bus stop, a man driving a rehri rickshaw would bring his rehri close to the bus door. Those in the bus would swiftly load the bag and walk away within seconds.

The activity smacks of arms and drugs smuggling as the police had recently caught a number of persons from Meerut and surrounding areas on the charges of smuggling arms and drugs in the city, which had of late become a major market for this trade.

While national-level drug peddlers were recently arrested, the police also caught few persons supplying arms. It is open knowledge that more than 90 per cent of arms used in different crime cases were smuggled to the city from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar.

However, the exact method of how this unlawful activity was carried out had not been exposed completely. A police official said the information had to be taken seriously as the gang could be supplying arms to Jammu and Kashmir militants also.



Students damage bus
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
A group of students of different colleges damaged a minibus and beat up the driver and conductor opposite Preet Palace today afternoon after an argument over buying tickets to travel in the vehicle.

Though the incident took place at 2 pm and tension was growing between the students and bus owners and staff, the police reached the venue only after 4 pm.

Bus driver Jatinder Singh alleged that they were having a confrontation with the students over the issue of buying tickets for travelling in the bus. The students were not buying tickets arguing that they were entitled to travel free while the bus staff was not allowing them to do so.

The students seem to have come prepared for the confrontation today. Seven students had boarded the bus near the bus stand while several others followed it on their motor cycles. Just before the Preet Cinema, students attacked the bus driver and smashed the vehicles window panes and damaged the seats.

There were several other passengers in the bus who escaped with minor injuries. The students were yet to be identified. The bus driver Jatinder Singh was angry that the police did not come to their rescue or later despite making several calls to the police control room and Atam Park police post.



Parts of roads ‘given on rent’ to vendors
D.B. Chopra

Ludhiana, February 2
An ambitious plan that had been drawn up by the Municipal Corporation here about five years ago to widen about a dozen roads in the old city leading to CMC Hospital is still gathering dust.

The authorities wake up to the problem of traffic congestion only when a tragedy occurs and some lives are lost. All roadside encroachments, along the Brown Road, were removed after the Khud Mohalla tragedy took place and shopkeepers were warned of strict action in case they encroached the road again. But after a week, they were again on the road.

The Deputy Commissioner, who issued the orders, did not take any action. These roadside encroachers seem to enjoy the patronage of a strong encroachment mafia having political clout. They are violating the orders of the Deputy Commissioner.

An apt example of this was seen when the Deputy Commissioner ordered the removal of all footpath encroachments within the Mini Secretariat premises within 24 hours. But the orders remained effective for only 24-hours as the next day, all roadside squatters doing business were back at their places.

Now the Municipal Corporation has once again passed a resolution to remove all roadside encroachments and extensions. But the tehbazari wing of the civic body is yet to come into action even after a month. With the result that the congested roads of the old city, which were supposed to have been widened five years ago, are getting more congested due to the ever-increasing encroachments.

Shopkeepers of Chaura Bazar and the Katchery Road have given the part of road in front of their shops to roadside vendors on rent. There is nobody to stop them from making money by leasing out public roads.



Fake NRI bride, relatives arrested for duping groom
Tribune News Service

Bhundri/Jagraon, February 2
Another case of duping villagers has come to light when a family of Bhundri village was duped by a group of eight persons, led by a woman Punjabi singer, who posed as an NRI bride and struck a deal to marry their son and taking him to Canada for a payment of Rs 21 lakh.

Seven of the eight accused persons were arrested last evening. The fake NRI bride and prime accused Aman Kaur alias Amritpal Kaur Grewal belonged to Heeran village. She is already mother of two sons and is alleged to have duped three other persons using the modus operandi earlier.

She had already taken Rs 13 lakh from the bridegroom’s family and had arranged fake relatives to accompany her who were to be paid for the service. Among the fake relatives arrested were Sukhdev Kaur (paternal aunt), Atma Singh (uncle), Karnail Singh (uncle) while his wife Manjit Kaur was yet to be arrested. Three persons, posing as friends of the bride’s family, Harjinder Singh, Sanjeev Kumar and Balraj Singh, have also been nabbed. All accused were remanded to the police custody till February 5 by a local court in Jagraon.

The marriage function between Jagroop Singh (26) and 40-year-old fake NRI bride Aman Kaur alias Amritpal Kaur was going on amid the usual jubilations in a marriage palace in Bhundri last evening when a team of the Jagraon police led by CIA in charge Prithipal Singh swooped on them and arrested the accused.

The arrival of the police shocked the bridegroom’s family and the guests. The police locked all the doors so that no one could run away. The police had a hard time controlling the gathering as nobody believed the allegations against the bride and her relatives.

They, however, had to follow the police when the cops proved their real identity. The fake bride had promised to make payments ranging from a few thousand rupees to Rs 2 lakh to the fake relatives.

The bridegroom’s family vent their ire on the accused when they learnt the reality. They targeted mediators Karnail Singh while Manjit Kaur managed to escape when the gates were opened.

The case was registered late in the evening when the bridegroom and his family agreed to lodge a formal complaint. The police operation, however, got suffered when a team of Ludhiana police also reached the spot and took away the accused.

This is the first case of its kind this year. Last year, a 12-member gang of dancing girls and travel agents had duped over 10 gullible village youths using the modus operandi.



4 rickshaw-pullers held in murder cases
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
The city police has arrested four members of an eight-member gang of rickshaw-pullers who were looting passengers and murdering them at isolated places and then dumping their bodies.

The gang had been active for the past few months and have murdered a number of persons. The gang members include Balwinder Singh of Shaheed Karnail Singh Nagar, Vijay Kumar, Vinod Kumar of Nauka Bazar, Bihar, Mohammad Ajai of Sealdah, Golu of local Khuiwali Gali, Noni of the local Samrala Chowk, Shanker of Basti Jodhewal and Phul Chand of the local Dugri area.

A case under Sections 302, 307, 379, 148 and 149 of the IPC has been registered against the accused. Four of them have been arrested while the rest are absconding.

All accused were rickshaw-pullers and used to wait for the clients outside the local railway station at night. They would rob him at an isolated place and later murder him.

While police officials refused to divulge details about the case, sources revealed that the police had tracked down on the accused after investigating some murder cases. The gang had robbed a woman recently and assuming her to be dead had dumped her in the Focal Point area. She however, survived and narrated her story to the police. The woman belonged to Delhi and was visiting a relative in the city.

The sources said the gangsters used to prefer a person belonging to other cities so that the victims could not be identified easily. In most of the cases no FIR was registered as the person went missing under mysterious circumstances.



CBI raids IT Asst Commissioner’s house
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
Sleuths from the CBI today raided the house of Assistant Commissioner (IT), Y.K. Saxena and have allegedly found several incriminating documents.

Apart from his house, the CBI team, led by Superintendent of Police S.P. Singh, also raided the house of six more persons, including income tax employees and chartered accountants of some former Income Tax Commissioners in the city.

Though the raids were continuing and the CBI officials were keeping mum about the operation, it was learnt that property documents amounting to several lakhs of rupees were found. The CBI had valued Mr Saxena’s house in Rishi Nagar worth over Rs 1 crore.



Damaged bridge across canal poses danger
Our Correspondent

Amloh, February 2
The Congress government in the state has badly failed on all fronts. Even urgent matters, get endangering life, asserted Mr Dalip Singh Pandhi a former minister today.

At the Amloh-Patiala road via Bhadson, second pillar of Sidhuwal bridge of Bhakra Canal sunk on December 2003 and declared unsafe on December 08 2003 by the PWD. People of the area feeling danger to life, launched an agitation on February 12 last year. A dharna led by Mr Dalip Singh Pandhi to get the bridge repaired.

The government installed barriers on both sides of the bridge, consequently heavy traffic including buses, trucks, tractor-trailers had to be diverted through the villages which damaged the approach roads causing hardship to the villagers.

A scooterist of Weley Gaon was wounded when a girder of barrier suddenly fell on his head. He was hospitalised.

The dharna was lifted on the assurance of Mr Kulbir Singh, SE, PWD B&R, that the bridge would be renovated within 10 days for which Rs 1.98 crore had been provided by National Bank of Agriculture and Rural Development (NABARD). The amount was diverted by the Punjab government without any fear of loss of innocent lives who travel by buses because the traffic has been restored without repair of the bridge. Any mishap may occur at any time, he maintained.

Now a fresh estimate of Rs 2.10 lakh has been prepared. Contract was allotted on December 17 last year, but no work has been started up to this day. Mr Pandhi called it a grave negligence on the part of the government and threatened to revive the agitation in case work is not started.



CPM’s criticism of CM: BJP leader for clarification
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
Senior Bharatya Janata Party leader Lala Lajpat Rai today asked Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh to reply to the charges levelled against him by the Communist Party of India (Marxist) at a conference recently. Mr Rai observed that the Chief Minister needed to clarify his stand on the charges otherwise it would be presumed that the CPM’s observations were right.

The CPM had accused the Chief Minister of playing communal politics and having failed on all fronts. The CPM had also criticised the Chief Minister for “blindly” following the policies of liberalisation, privatisation and globalisation. It had warned that in case the CM continued with such policies these would be exploited by the extremist and secessionist forces who were bent upon sabotaging the peace in the state.

The BJP leader said, given the nature of allegations the Chief Minister should at least have denied them, particularly when these have come from the CPM, which is supporting the Congress led government at the Centre. Moreover, the CPM had an electoral understanding with the Congress in the state, Mr Rai pointed out.

Reacting to the Republic Day speeches of the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister in which they made lot of promises, Mr Rai suggested that in the next Republic Day speeches both the PM and the CM must clarify as what they have done during the year.

He observed, it is good that the Prime Minister and the Chief Minister have noble ideas in their mind for the public good, but it all needs to be translated into action. He said, both of them should draw a balancesheet at the end of the year and see what they have achieved.



Rally against civic body members, chief
Our Correspondent

Khanna, February 2
More than 200 residents from different areas of the city held a protest rally against the inadequate arrangements for the disposal of sewerage water and repairs of roads in the Municipal Council office complex for more than three hours today.

The rally was called off only when the Municipal Council authorities assured them to call an emergency meeting of councillors to pass a sufficient amount to complete the construction of road belonged to the area within 24 hours. The authorities also assured the residents that work would be started immediately.

In the morning at about 10 a.m., 200 residents, belong to Krishana Nagar, Guru Angad Dev Nagar and Gulmohar Nagar, gathered in the complex of the Municipal Council. They started raising slogans against some Municipal Councillors, Mr Pawan Vij, Santokh Singh , Shalu Rani and Kanchan Malhotra and its president Mr Sant Ram Sarhadi. They charged the councillors and the president with ignoring the demands of the residents.

Mr Najar Singh, EO, and Mr Sant Ram, President of the council, tried to pacify the demonstrators but the residents refused to call off their protest till the work on the road started. The residents also started demanding resignations from two councillors, Mr Pawan Vij and Santokh Singh. Following the protest the EO and the President assured the public that a meeting of the council would be called soon.

Mr Najar Singh said, while talking to reporters, the agenda was being served to the Municipal Councillors. A meeting of the council would be held on Thursday. Rs 5 lakh would be sanctioned for the repair of the road and disposal of the sewerage water.



Villagers told to hold ‘thikri pehra’
Our Correspondent

Mandi Ahmedgarh, February 2
The district administration has taken a serious notice on the incidents of robberies and burglaries. Mr Hussan Lal, Deputy Commissioner Sangrur, has directed residents of all villages to organise thikri pehra at nights.

Mr Harjinder Singh, SHO, organised a public meeting, which was attended by office-bearers of various social and political organisations, besides members of panchayats.

The SHO stated that the residents had been directed to volunteer for thikri pehra in their areas at nights. Sarpanches were asked to insure that employers had provided photographs and addresses of their employees to the police so that their character verification could be got done from police stations.



Senior citizens demand concessions
Our Correspondent

Ludhiana, February 2
A meeting of representatives and office-bearers of the All-India Senior Citizens Organisation, Ludhiana was held under the chairmanship of Lt Col S.C. Dhillon, Senior Vice-President at Swarankar Bhavan, here today.

They had submitted their demands to Mr Surinder Dawar, Parliamentary Secretary, Punjab on January 26 at Republic Day function. Today the demands were discussed and charter of demands was passed.

The demands include, concessional fare in Government and Private buses for men and women. Separate queues for senior citizens’.

Priority in allotting MIG and LIG flats. Membership on Grievances Committees of Punjab, Improvement Trust and Municipal Corporations/ committees. 50 per cent rebate in fare of Railways. Free railway pass for four years. Representation on Telephone Advisory Committees.



Seminar on excellence in governance
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
The Ludhiana Management Association (LMA) organised a talk on the excellence in governance and the importance of leadership in a democracy here last evening. Mr Charanjit Singh Atwal, Deputy Speaker, Lok Sabha, was the chief guest and Ms Sukhi Turner, first woman Mayor of Dunedin, New Zealand, was the keynote speaker.

In her address Ms Turner said smaller states were ideal for better quality of governance. She said reduction in number of government entities led to better governance.

Talking about Ludhiana, in particular, she said successful models of superior governance as implemented in developed countries could easily be replicated in Ludhiana but that required partnerships between the community and government agencies.

Emphasising on transparent procedures, and practices, she said these would help monitor performance of those in power.

She felt that the lower quality of governance in India was largely because of indifference on the part of public.

Mr Atwal, advised people not to elect people with tainted record. He said it was a matter of regret that a lot of criminal elements had entered politics and such people did not even allow the Assemblies and Parliament to function in a proper manner .

Mr Atwal felt that lack of good education in rural areas and poor condition of primary schools in villages posed danger to the society.

He questioned as to how the politicians and bureaucrats could be serious about improving rural primary schools when none of their children studied in such schools.

He advised people to adopt primarily schools in their villages so that the quality of education could be improved throughout the country, which could help in improving the quality of governance.

Among others present on the occasion were Mr Anil Kumar, vice-president, and Mr V.K. Goyal, secretary, of the LMA.



Protest against retrenchment
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
Leaders of factory workers’ associations here blamed the administration and Labour Department officials for not resolving the problem being faced by workers of Riat Machine Tools factory. Union leaders alleged that workers had been retrenched from the factory and the matter had not been brought to the notice of the administration and the Labour Department.

“We are continuing our struggle against the injustice done to workers of this factory,” said Mr Mahinder Singh, leader of Moulder and Steel Workers Union. He said the workers held protest demonstrations yesterday outside other sister concerns of Riat Machine Tools. “We held protest demonstrations outside Riat Sons, Riat Machine Corporation and Riat Grands as none of these units are following labour laws, he said, adding that, “they are not providing facilities like ESI, provident fund and overtime.”

Kamal Kumar of Riat Machine Tools Factory, while alleging that the management was trying to show fresh recruitments, said the workers would continue their struggle. The leaders demanded that the factory management should include their previous service for PF and ESI purposes, given them their salaries due for December and January and other facilities in accordance with the labour laws.

The union members said as the administration had not taken any step to resolve the ongoing conflict, the management had not even paid salaries of the workers who had been rendered jobless after being retrenched.

G.S. Johri and Harjinder Singh, leaders of association, also addressed the protesting workers.



Preserving tradition her mission
Shivani Bhakoo

Ludhiana, February 2
Twenty-year-old Jishri seems to be very different from youngsters of her age. She is on a mission to teach the youth that western culture mindlessly should not be adopted. Sticking to their roots, the youngsters should respect elders and rich traditions of the country. To make them understand this point of view in a friendly manner, Jishri recently formed ‘Save My Soul’ club with more than 150 youngsters as its members.

Jishri, a student of MA English, talking to The Ludhiana Tribune said that she was disturbed to see western culture influencing the youth so much these days. “The youth has lost bearing. They refuse to listen to the elders. It is unfortunate that the youth hardly respect the rich Indian traditions. They are not aware of their roots. Seeing all this, I decided to mould their thinking in a friendly way. And by the grace of Almighty, I have been able to change the way they think”, she said.

There is no fee for the members of ‘Save my soul’ club. The members have to attend the classes daily for an hour or so. “Being young, I try to convince the youngsters in my own way. As such I am not opposed to western culture. I tell the youth that they should follow western technologies and techniques in order to compete with the world. But following western culture blindly, do not serve any purpose. This way, we are going away from our roots”, she stressed.

Many school managements invite Jishri to deliver lectures in morning assemblies. She has written a book ‘Chal Akela’ in which she asks teenagers to find their own right path. “This book has been appreciated by the President APJ Abdul Kalam. His appreciation letter has boosted me”, said Jishri.



Polio-afflicted youth waits for help
Kanchan Vasdev
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
He is a victim of red tapism and bureaucratic hassles. Two years after the direction of the President of All-India Congress Committee to Chief Minister, Punjab, Captain Amarinder Singh to help this polio-afflicted 19-year-old youth, Pritpal from the Chief Minister’s Relief Fund, he is forced to knock at various doors but to no avail.

A typical victim of passing the buck game, Pritpal had approached Congress Chief, Ms Sonia Gandhi for help two years ago, who in turn asked the CM to give him some relief, he is only left to make rounds of various offices including the office of the CM, Mayor, Ludhiana, District Congress Chief and many other local Congress leaders but nobody came forward to help him. Despite his handicap he travels to Delhi and Chandigarh by bus seeking help but there seems to be no ray of hope for him.

Today his only possession are the worn-out letters issued to him by various functionaries, which he carries to different offices only to stomach insult after he is thrown out. In her letter (April 4, 2002) to Mr Moti Lal Vohra, Treasurer, AICC, Ms Archna Dalmia, Secretary, AICC stated that Congress President Sonia Gandhi had desired that the youth should be helped. She asked Mr Vohra to write to the CM for helping Pritpal. Mr Vohra sent the letter to the CM stating that the physically challenged youth should be given some relief.

On September 7, 2002, Private Secretary to the CM wrote to Mayor, Ludhiana, Mr Nahar Singh Gill to help Priptal in whatever possible way. “More than two years have passed but there has been no development on this front. The other day I went with my son to the office of a local Congress leader. His PA asked me to sell my slippers and finger rings to run my family. This is how they make fun of our handicap and poverty.” said Ms Kanta, Pritpal’s mother.

“Another senior leader, to whom I was directed by none other than the CM himself who told me laughingly, ‘If Sonia Ji could not help me how could anyone else do it? Go to her again. She is so rich. Why doesn't she herself give you some money?’

A resident of Kot Mangal Singh area here, Pritpal wants that he should be helped in such a manner so that he can open a shop and earn his livelihood. “I want to fend for myself. Even if I am given 25 square yards of land I will start a kiryana shop and earn my livelihood. I cannot do any other work except sitting and selling. So idea of a shop is the best solution.” he added.

Pritpal is the only son of his parents. He lost his three younger brothers in infancy as his mother could not look after them well due to her preoccupation with her polio-afflicted son. His father works as a sewing machine fitter with a factory and earns peanuts. His mother had been helping him by working as maid in some households but after she developed fracture in her leg she is unable to do so.

Pritpal contracted polio when he was only one. Now he cannot move his legs and has to wear calipers to stand erect. At times his parents cannot bear the cost of calipers also. His shoes are already worn out and he needs a new pair but the parents have no money for him.



Students explained significance of hair in Sikhism
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
Under the “Kes Pyar Campaign,” started by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, a seminar was held at Guru Nanak Girls College, Mullanpur (Ludhiana) in which the girl students were explained about the importance keeping hair as emphasised in the Sikh religion.

The Sikh youth must preserve their ‘kes’ and also preach this importance to others. Principal Satnam Singh of Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle, in an impressive talk explained to the students, while elaborating the sacrifices made by our ancestors for keeping their ‘kes’ intact,

Mr Singh also suggested to the girl students that they should form 5 to 6 groups consisting of 4 to 5 students each and go to the houses of the students concerned whose family member gets his hair (kes) cut.

The former chairman of the Punjab Mandi Board and the President of Guru Nanak Trust for rural education and welfare, Jathedar Mall Singh ‘Ghuman’ was also present in the seminar. He appreciated the efforts of Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle for such noble cause and promised to extend every possible help. 



Cold, dry weather likely to prevail
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
Weather will mainly remain cold and dry all over Punjab in the next few days. According to the meteorogical experts in the Punjab Agricultural University, the maximum and minimum temperature is expected to range between 14-17 degree celsius and 5-7 degree celsius, respectively. The daily loss of water through evaporation is expected to remain nearly 1mm per day and mean relative humidity is likely to remain around 75% during these days.

The experts have suggested various measures to the farmers for different crops particularly the wheat and sugarcane. For the wheat they pointed out since the crop is at heading stage and in case it showed manganese deficiency, there should be 2-3 time spray at weekly intervals on clear days with 0.5% solution of manganese sulphate on wheat crop. In case of zinc deficiency they suggested application of 25kg zinc sulphate/acre mixed with equal quantity of soil.

Barseem they advised applying 10kg N per acre after each cut. They said, the barseem can be protected from stem rot by spraying with Bavistin 400gm in 200 litters of water per acre immediately after first cutting during next two days.

About vegetables they said, the nurseries of brinjal, tomato and chillies should be protected at night. They said tomato crop should be irrigated at an interval of 10-12 days. Cucurbits like vegetable marrow, muskmelon, water melon, long melon, pumpkin, cucumber, bottle gourd and bitter gourd can be sown during this period under forced conditions for obtaining an early crop. Stop taking cutting of the spinach and methi crops sown for seed production.

Do not apply irrigation to fruit crop. To save mango/litchi plants from frost, smoke the field with farm waste. This will reduce the bad effect of frost. To control bark eating caterpillar in citrus, remove the web and fill the holes with kerosene.

Animal Husbandry: Protect the animals from icy winds by providing curtains made of gunny bags or polythene sheets. Also provide clean and dry bedding to keep them warm. Save the teats of the animals from cracking by cleaning with lukewarm water and applying desi ghee. Increase the grains in the concentrate by 5-7% replacing cakes. Protect the calves from calf scow and diarrhoea Vaccinate the animals.



Beautification of Rose Garden: probe ordered
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
The Municipal Corporation here has ordered a high-level probe into the alleged use of sub-standard material for the beautification of Rose Garden.

Mr S.K. Sharma, Municipal Commissioner has directed Ms Babita Kaler, Joint Commissioner to probe into the matter. It was alleged that there was misappropriation of funds in the beautification plan of Rs 36 lakh.



6 booked for stealing cash
Our Correspondent

Jagraon, February 2
Sher Singh, Balraj Singh, Kamal Singh of Talwandi Rai, Kartar Singh, Baldev Singh and Nachhattar Singh of Hans Kalan allegedly entered into the house of Hardial Singh of Hans Kalan and fired two shots from the pistol and also allegedly stole Rs 80780 previous night. All six have been booked under Sections 452, 336, 356, 380, 427, 506, 148m 149 of the IPC and 25, 54, 59 of the Arms Act on the complaint of Hardial Singh by Jagraon police.

One held with illicit liquor

Head Constable Harjinder Singh arrested Raj Kumar a resident of Kacha Malak Road and the police seized from his possession illicit liquor. A case under Section 61/1/14 of the Excise Act was registered.



Car theft case registered after 5 months
Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 2
Setting news standards in policing, the Division No 2 police has registered a case of car theft 5, months after the vehicle was stolen and a day after it was recovered from Karnal in Haryana.

The complainant Nirmal Kumar of House Fed complex colony, Pakhowal Road was making rounds of the police station for the last 5 months for the registration of a case but the police allegedly kept on delaying the FIR on one pretext or the another. It was just a chance that the car was recovered by the CIA Ludhiana from Karnal. 


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