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3 booked for assault
: The police has booked three persons for assaulting a farmer and injuring him in his fields. According to sources, Naranjan, a resident of Brana, was attacked by his brother Gurcharan Singh and his two sons Bhupinder Singh and Harinder Singh in the fields. During the clash, Naranjan was injured and admitted to the hospital. Dispute over land was suspected to be the reason behind the clash. The police has booked Gurcharan and both his sons Bhupinder and Harinder under Sections 447, 511, 324 and 34 of the IPC. 

Man booked for raping girl
: The Garhshankar police has booked Rajan of Chuharpur (Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar) under section 376 of the IPC for allegedly raping a young girl of Chack Singh village. According to police sources, the victim alleged that Rajan lured her in the name of marriage. He kept her in his house from September 30 to October 4 and repeatedly raped her. —

Gold ornaments looted: Six robbers looted a pair of gold earrings, a gold forehead ornament (tikka) and three gold rings from Kiran Bala, wife of Sarbjit Singh, at gun point while she was alone at her house at Gurdaspur village (Mukerian) this afternoon.

According to police sources, six persons entered the house of Kiran Bala and looted the gold ornaments from the almirahs by brandishing a pistol and escaped. On receiving information, the police rushed to the spot and started investigation.

One killed in road accident: Sanjiv Kumar, son of Ram Sarup of Badla, died on the spot when a motorcycle hit the bike (PB-07B-3495) on which he was going to his house at T-point of his village, near Ghogra, on the night of October 5. After the accident, the motorcyclist, identified as Jagjit Singh, son of Joginder Singh of Jhingran, fled from the accident site along with his vehicle.The Dasuya police has booked Jagjit Singh in this connection.

Relief Material sent to Leh
: A truck carrying quilts, clothes and woollens was sent from the Kamla Nehru College for Women as relief for the people affected by the devastating cloudburst in the Leh region of Jammu and Kashmir. College principal Kusum Verma said the students, teachers and management of the college and Kamla Nehru School had made contributions for this novel task. 

GRP busts gang of  chain snatchers: The Government Railway Police has busted a gang of robbers operating in trains and at railway stations and arrested its three members identified as Anoop Singh, Ankush, and Sunil, all residents of Bhagatpura Mohalla. GRP officials said the police had recovered one gold chain, six mobile phones and Rs 1,500 from the accused who had confessed their involvements in several cases of chain snatching. All accused were produced before the Judicial Magistrate who sent them in judicial remand for 14 days. Meanwhile a chemist-cum-mobile shop was reportedly burgled at nearby Pandori village last night. Shopowner Chiranji Lal told the police that he found his shop burgled today and the burglers took away Rs 8,000, medicines worth Rs 20,000 , a few mobile phones and recharge coupons of thousands of rupees. The police has registered a case. 




Kingpin’s aide held:The CBI has arrested Mohinder Bajaj, a resident of Hisar, an associate of Dr Nishi Kant, mastermind of the Punjab Engineering College, Technical University, Chandigarh, admission scam.

Blood donation camp: The Shirdi Sai Samaj on Thursday organised a blood donation camp at the Sector 29 Sai Baba Mandir. As many as 350 devotees, including SHO Malkit Singh, donated blood.

Meeting: Kanwar Deep Singh, Member of Parliament, Rajya Sabha, met Nancy Pelosi, Speaker of the United States Congress, during his recent visit to the US. Various issues were discussed between the two leaders, including terrorism. The Kashmir issue was also discussed. Pelosi also inquired about the increasing Maoist activities in Jharkhand, the state represented by Singh. Both leaders have exchanged views on the nuclear cooperation between the two countries. 

Wildlife Week: Students of the Eco Club “Qudrat” of Mount Carmel School, Sector 47-B, celebrated the Wildlife Week by paying a visit to the Chhatbir Zoo. The students from Classes IV to X had a wonderful day out. They were enthralled and excited to watch animals in the enclosure but enjoying in their habitat. 



Six-month-old raped
: A six-month-old girl was raped in a nearby village of Tissa in Churah subdivision of Chamba district yesterday. However, no arrests have been made. A report received here today said that the victim’s mother had yesterday gone to graze her livestock in a nearby pastureland. When her cattle went away, she left the infant in the lap of a boy who was grazing the cattle along with her. But when she came back, the infant was bleeding from her urinary organs. However, the boy had fled . 


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