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Soccer training camp organised
: About 100 students from different schools participated in a 10-day football training camp organised by the District Football Association and Neta Ji Subhash Chander Bose Charitable Trust here. Coaches Vikram Sharma and Harpinder Singh said the organisers had decided to provide sports shoes to the participants at half the listed rates to promote the game in the area. 

Four injured in accident
: Four members of a family sustained injuries when a car hit them when they were standing on a roadside. As per police, the car rammed into the family members near Gurusar Sehnewala village on Dabwali road. The injured have been identified as 21 years old Mahabir, his wife Neetu, four years old Simran and one and half years old child Vishal. The injured were brought to the Civil Hospital. Condition of the family members is stated to be out of danger. Area residents brought the matter into notice of the police. 

Payment of arrears
:The government has ordered the release of the second installment of 30 per cent pay arrears for the period January 1, 2006, to July 31, 2009. Commissioners, District and Sessions Judges, DCs and the HC Registrar have been asked to act promptly in this regard. 

truck driver murdered
: A truck driver was found murdered and the cleaner of the truck found lying unconscious in their vehicle in Kotkapura today. It is believed that they were drugged by a gang of robbers before looting them of Rs 62,000 in cash and stealing refined oil worth Rs 3 lakh from the truck. Kulwant Singh Kanta, the deceased driver, and his cleaner Harjinder Singh entered Punjab Wednesday evening from the Doomwali inter-state barrier.
When the truck did not reach its destination in Ludhiana even after 24 hours, truck owner Kulwant Singh of Tehna village in Faridkot started searching for the truck as mobile phones of the driver and cleaner were not responding to repeated calls. 

3 held with fake currency
: The Ferozepur police has busted a gang, which was allegedly involved in printing fake Indian currency notes, and arrested three persons in this connection. SSP Hardial Singh Mann said on the basis of a secret input, the police had intercepted a Toyota Qualis near the T-point on the Jalandhar road. On searching the vehicle, fake Indian currency of Rs 3 lakh besides a computer, printer and huge amount of stationery used in printing fake currency notes were recovered. The SSP said three persons, identified as Joginder Singh, Satpal Singh and Massa Singh, had been arrested. Mann said out of the seized fake currency, 500 notes were in the denomination of `500 while another 500 were of Rs 100.

Drug addict kills his son
: A drug addict along with his two accomplices allegedly killed his son over a property dispute at Saido Ke village in Nihalsinghwala sub-division of Moga district on Thursday. As per the details available, Balbir Singh along with Gurjant Singh and Jagtar Singh allegedly attacked his son Pargat Singh with a sharp-edged weapon while he was sleeping, leaving him dead on the spot. The police has registered a criminal case against Balbir and his accomplices under Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC. However, the accused were eluding arrest, said a cop here. Moga SSP Surjit Singh Grewal said probe was on and he had asked the SHO concerned to nab the alleged culprits at the earliest. 




Two booked
: The police has registered a case against two persons for allegedly duping Banarsi Das of Alampur village. They took away his mobile phone, wrist watch, gold ring and Rs 2,000 by serving him an intoxicant near the State Bank of India Railway Road on Thursday evening. 

Dowry death
: Lalita Devi (20), who was pregnant, died under suspicious circumstances at Fatehpuri village on Thursday. On the complaint of the deceasedís father, Khoobram, the police has registered a case of dowry death against her husband Inderjit, father-in-law Jag Ram, mother-in-law Maya Devi and three others, all residents of Fatehpuri village. 


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