Miss Fresher: Supreeti was crowned Miss Fresher during the hostel celebrations at the DAV College of Education here on Friday night. Every student was asked to perform in one or the other cultural item besides one-minute games.
2 die in mishap: Two residents of Gumjal village in this sub-division were killed as the tractor-trailer they were travelling on collided with an oil tanker at 8.35 pm on Friday. The head-on collision mangled the tractor injuring its passengers Atma Ram and Sahab Ram seriously. The Punjab Police highway patrolling staff rushed the injured to the civil hospital, but the two died on the way. A case against the driver of the oil tanker has been registered.
Shot dead: A resident of Haryana was shot dead on Friday night by some persons near the official residence of the DSP. Jagdip Singh, a resident of Ratia, said in a complaint registered with the city police under Section 302, IPC, that the assailants fired indiscriminately at a black Hyundai Accent car in the Maharaja Aggarsein Chowk area at around 8 pm on Friday. One of the bullets hit Jasbir Singh, a resident of Marhd village of Fatehabad. He was rushed to the nearby Nehru Memorial Civil Hospital, where the doctors declared the victim dead at 8.12 pm. DSP Parampal Singh and SHO Jagrup Singh rushed with staff to the spot, but the assailants could not be nabbed.
Case filed: The city police has registered a case against the son and brother of a police official posted here under Secton 302, IPC, in connection with last night’s shootout that claimed the life of Jasbir Singh of Fatehabad (Haryana).The complainant identified the alleged killers as Sikander and his uncle Vijay Sharma on Saturday. The cooperative employee killed had arrived here to attend a marriage in the Kothi Faiz locality.
Strangulated: Billa Singh (28), a resident of Barlas village, was allegedly strangled to death by his uncles Bachitar Singh and Balwinder Singh of the same area here late Friday evening.The police has lodged a complaint on the statement of Kartar Singh, father of the deceased. Kartar Singh in his complaint alleged that the accused Bachitar suspected that Billa had illicit relations with his wife.
Visit to Dolls Museum: Tiny tots from Ashmah International School paid a visit to the Dolls Museum, Sector 23 on Saturday. The students were made aware of different dresses and cultures of India depicted through dolls.
Protest: Joint forum of BSNL employees, Haryana circle, today staged a dharna outside the office of chief general manager telecom. The demands of the BSNL employees include immediate supply of 2G and 3G GSM lines, granting of Navratna status to BSNL, ensuring financial viability and withdrawing of conditions on grant of pension.