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Theft alleged
: Onkar Singh a local resident here on Thursday complained to the Rajasansi International Airport authorities about the loss of his camera and memory card during the Bangkok-Delhi-Amritsar flight on December 8. He alleged that he was returning from Bangkok on Air India flight number AI-349 and the national career mishandled his baggage which later was sent to Amritsar on December 11. He found the zip of his bag was broken open and Sony digital camera DSD.W.30 of 8500 Bath (Thai Currency) with memory card valued at 1250 Bath stolen. He sought compensation for the camera and the memory card.

Scooterist killed:
Gurcharan Singh of Kalkh was killed when a car collided with his scooter. The police has registered a case against the driver of the bus, Gurmukh Singh.

Poppy husk seized: The Dakha police on Thursday arrested Bola Singh of Kanganwal and recovered 30 kg of poppy husk from his possession. A case under Sections 15, 25, 61, 85 of the NDPS Act.

Bootlegger held: The Humbaran police has recovered 30,000 ml of illicit liquor from Prem Singh of Kulgahna. A case under Sections 61, 1, 14 of the Excise Act has been registered.

Five booked for theft: The local police has registered a case under Sections 379, 341, 323, 148, 149 of the IPC against Iqbal Singh, Lakhi of Sidhwan Khurd and three other unknown persons on the charge of assaulting Gurmit Singh of Sidhwan Khurd and for committing a theft of Rs. 2,48,000 which was lying in a bag on December 12 at Sidhwan Khurd bus stand.

SMACK SEIZED: The Patiala police claims to have seized 40 gm smack from a resident of Bhunerheri village falling under Devigarh block here on Friday. Patiala 
SSP Parmod Ban said Rajveer Singh, alias Raju, was arrested from Bhunerheri village with smack.

TRIBUNE AGENT DEAD: Kishen Chand Verma, 74, an agent of The Tribune, passed away here on Friday following a prolonged illness. He  had been working for the Tribune since 1957. He is survived by two sons and three daughters. The cremation will take place at Badungar cremation ground at 10 am on Saturday.

: The Revenue Officers Association president Baljit Sidhu and general secretary Subhash Padam here on Friday urged the government to accept their demands filling of six posts of Additional Deputy Commissioner from district revenue officers cadres, implementation of last pay commission reports, promotions as PCS officers from tehsildars should through the Department promotion Committees, instead of through the PPSC and increase in age limit for promotion from 45 years to 52 years. The association declared support to the agitating patwaris support of their demands increase in allowances and proper seating arrangements for patwaris in tehsil complexes in the state.


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