Injured in mishap: A person travelling by car sustained injuries when it collided with a truck near the Police Lines on the Sriganganagar-Abohar road. Meanwhile, a person was crushed to death under a truck near Arayianwala village on Sunday. The truck driver fled away on another four-wheeler.
Man beaten to death: A 65-year-old man, Pema Ram Bawri, was allegedly beaten to death by his son, daughter-in-law and her paramours at Kikarwali Johri village in the Sriganganagar area on Sunday. The victimís body was handed over to the kin after a post-mortem examination on Tuesday. Pema Ramís daughter, Mukhtiar Kaur, who tried to intervene, was also stabbed. She was rushed to the Civil Hospital, where the police recorded her statement and registered a case.
Abduction case: On the complaint of Lakhu Ram the district registered a case against father of three children Bhag Chand on Sunday evening for allegedly abducting formerís 15-year-old daughter Reena on Thursday.
House burgled: Some miscreants broke into the house of Roop Lal of Pandori (Mukerian) on Sunday night and decamped with Rs 25,000 cash, 15 tola gold ornaments, 1 Kg silver ornaments and two watches. At the time of burglary, all the family members were sleeping on the roof.
Narcotics seized: The district police arrested Sarabjit Kaur of Santpura and Malkiato of village Gana and seized 50 kg poppy husk from them. Both were booked under NDPS Act. Meanwhile, the police also arrested Mohinder Singh of Mugalpura and seized 4.5 Kg. poppy husk from him.
Dr Gurmohan Singh Walia, principal of the college, welcomed the chief guest and presented the annual report. Students presented a cultural programme.
Dr Singh congratulated the students. He motivated the students to serve the rural people and guide them. He further said if quality education was imparted to the students, then only the evils prevailing in society would come to an end.
SPICE OFFER: Spice Telecom has announced a 50 per cent slash in tariff rates of its mahabuck pack. Mahabuck is a lifelong recharge voucher for pre-paid subscribers. The slash in tariffs is in tune with the companyís endeavour to make mobile communication more accessible and affordable for the people of Punjab. The pack is available in two denominations and is targeted at the lower-end users. óTNS
Inquiry ordered: Revenue officer Dev Raj Bhatia has come under scanner of the State Election Commission and the state commissioner has ordered an inquiry into his alleged breach of the code of conduct here during the Parliamentary by-election in the Hamirpur constituency. SDM Payre Lal Akela has been deputed as an inquiry officer and has been asked by the state election commissioner to present a report at the earliest.