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Post-mortem of undertrial confirms poison
: The ‘high security’ Amritsar central jail is in news again. The post-mortem report of an undertrial, Kuldip Singh, who was found dead in mysterious condition in January this year, has confirmed the presence of a poisonous substance in his body, which was the main cause of his death. A case, under Section 304-A has been registered on the directions of Judicial Magistrate (first class), Vishesh Kumar, after the investigation report submitted by Assistant Commissioner of Police, Kirpal Singh, who was holding a probe at that time. Earlier, the police had initiated action under Section 176 of the CrPC.

‘Keep volume of l
oudspeakers down’: Issuing instructions under Section 144 of CrPC, Batala SSP Gurdeep Singh told gurdwaras, temples and churches to keep the volume of loudspeakers down so as not to disturb people, especially students. The instruction also applied for marriage halls. Action would be taken if the instructions were not followed, said the SSP addressing mediapersons here yesterday. In another communication, the house owners were required to supply information about the antecedents of their tenants and servants.

Dera Bassi
World Human Rights Day
: The Human Rights Education Club of Divya Shiksha Gurukul College of Education for Women celebrated World Human Rights Day. Dr Satinder Dhillon, principal of the college, welcomed chief guest Dharamveer Singh, Election Commissioner, Haryana.

2 booked for murder
: The police has registered a case under Sections 302 and 201 of the IPC against Inderjit of Daddal Mohalla and Billa of Kot Rani village on the charges of murder and throwing the body in a gutter. On Friday evening, skeleton parts of an unidentified person were found in the gutter in old civil hospital premises on the Phagwara-Banga Road. Kapurthala SSP Sukhwinder Singh Maan inspected the site this evening and instructed officials to accelerate the investigations. DSP Sandeep Sharma said one burnt shoe, belt, burnt SIM card and mobile battery were also found from the gutter. SHO City Amrik Singh Chahal said the case was registered on the complaint of local scribe Ashwini Kumar.



65 units of blood collected: KB DAV Senior Secondary Public School, Sector 7-B, in association with the Inner Wheel Rotary Club and Blood Bank Society, Sector 37, organised a blood donation camp. An encouraging response was received from parents of students of “Saral Ahsaas” — a school for underprivileged children, who willingly came forward for the noble cause. Around 65 units of blood were collected.

MoU signed: Next Wave Arts, Sector 32, an institute for radio jockeying, mass communication and animation, has signed an MoU with AMT Pvt Ltd, Australia, for the accreditation of various courses and training services for the broadcast industry. Students of the institute have an option to attend a three-month course in Australia.

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