Mr Gautam Cheema, SSP, said here on Wednesday that the special cell arrested the accused near Gehri Mandi, Jandiala. A case under the Excise Act has been registered.
Cheque for Sepoy’s family: The Deputy Commissioner, Mr Bhagwant Singh, on Wednesday, handed over a cheque for Rs 1 lakh to Ms Davinder Kaur, widow of Sepoy Jagjit Singh, as ex-gratia granted by the Sikh Regimental Centre from the Army Central Welfare Fund. The DC said the state government had embarked upon several measures for the welfare of ex-servicemen.
Cops hurt in mishap: As many as five police personnel, including four Home Guard jawans, were injured when a Tata-407 mini truck (PB-07J-9766) in which they were returning to Hoshiarpur from Nangal after performing duty at the Chief Minister’s road show, overturned near Polka village, about 30 km from here, on Wednesday.
Two women thieves held: The Sadar police has nabbed a two-member gang of women thieves for allegedly stealing from clothing shops and selling fabric in the market. The driver of their car managed to escape. He has been identified as Titu. As many as 20 suits were recovered from the possession of the two women, Harjinder Kaur and Nirmal Kaur, both of Amritsar.