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One arrested for burglary bid
Miscreant had attempted to steal cash from SBI branch at PGGCM-11
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 17
Three days after a burglary attempt at the State Bank of India (SBI) branch in the Post Graduate Government College for Men (PGGCM), Sector 11, the police has arrested Gaurav Kumar, a resident of Patiala, for committing the crime. The accused was nabbed on the basis of the CCTV camera footage recovered from the bank.

During the interrogation, the accused also confessed that he had attempted to carry out burglary at an SBI ATM situated in PEC University of Technology, Sector 12.

With this arrest, three cases of burglary and thefts have been solved, the police said.

Inspector Gurmukh Singh, SHO, Sector-11 police station, said the accused was a drug addict. He committed the crime to buy drugs.

Gaurav Kumar had made a foiled attempt to steal cash from the safe of the SBI branch on October 14. He managed to enter the bank after breaking two front locks. He, however, failed to open the iron safe.

The branch is situated close to the main entry gate of the PGGCM-11, opposite the auditorium hall. Some tools including an iron rod, front portion of a drilling machine and screw-driver were recovered from the spot.




Eve-teasing on PU campus, 1 held
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 17
The police today arrested a youth for eve-teasing on the Panjab University campus. Rahul, a resident of Jalandhar, was held on the complaint of a girl student. The youth, who was in his car, had passed lewd comments to some girls near Sarojini Hall this morning. The accused, who is a student, was later bailed out.

In a separate case, two girls alleged that some miscreants misbehaved with them and slapped them while they were walking down a road in Sector 22. The police have registered a case against Vivek Kanwar, Rohtash and other unidentified youths for assault or use of criminal force on woman with intent to outrage her modesty and criminal intimidation.



Friends held for murder

Panchkula, October 17
Four youths have been arrested for murdering 22-year-old Ajay near Bir Ghaggar in May this year.

It was on May 6 when Ajay died under mysterious circumstances. The police had found injury marks on his body. His friends said the injuries were sustained while they were playing.

Today, however, the police booked his friends, identified as Manish, Sonu, Vicky and Badri, all in the age group of 20 to 24. TNS



Soccer Tournament
MPFA thrash Challengers
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 17
In the ongoing 10th Administrator's Challenge Cup All-India Football Tournament for Boys (u-17), Madhya Pradesh Football Association (MPFA) trounced Young Challengers, Rajkot, by 18-0. Strikers Saifuddin Seikh and L Nakul Singh scored five goals each while Mohd Danish scored four goals.

Avinash Thakur, Chander Pal Singh, Om Parkash Singh and Ajitash Shukla scored a goal each.

Dalbir Academy win In the second match, Thau Sports Academy, Manipur, went down against Dalbir Academy, Patiala, by 1-2.

For Manipur Rishi Kumar drew the first blood in the 4th minute of the game but the Dalbir lads scored an equaliser in the 25th minute of the play.

Later, international player Gurmanpreet placed the ball in nets in the 49th minute. Aizawl beat Jodhpur In another match, Aizawl Football Club, Mizoram, beat Jodhpur Football Academy by 2 - 0.

Johan Lal put the team ahead after striking in te 18th minute while Van Lal doubled the lead in the 71st minute of the match.



Basketball meet
PGGCG beat GTB Khalsa
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 17
The basketball team of PGGCG, Sector11, has defeated GTB Khalsa College, Dasuya, in the first match of the Inter-College Basketball Tournament for Women today. The wining team registered the win with the score of 43-39.

In the second match of the day, Government College for Women, Ludhiana, overcame GGS College for Women by 53-16.

The players showed remarkable performance during the match.

Results: PG GCG, Sector 11, bt GGS College for Women by 68-36; Government College for Women, Ludhiana, bt GTB Khalsa College, Dasuya, by 68-36.



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