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Medical practitioner tortured: The Sriganganagar police on Tuesday arrested a medical practitioner's wife, daughter and son for torturing him. When the police reached GR Verma's house, he was tied to a bed and was being beaten up by his wife Shanti
Devi, daughter Meenakshi and son Sandeep Kumar, witnesses said. The accused were released on bail later.
Fatehgarh Sahib The district police have arrested four members of a gang involved in the theft of transformers. The police have recovered a 315-bore rifle, three live cartridges, ammunition, iron rods, “kirch” and other weapons. Those arrested are Bir Pal Singh of Naulakha village, Pargat Singh of
Roorkee, Shalinder Singh of Naulakha and Joginder Ram of Mandi
Gobindgarh. The fifth accused, Kuldeep Singh of Phagan Majra, is still at large. Gurmeet Singh
Chauhan, SSP, said during the interrogation, they confessed to have
stolen 20 transformers in
Transformer thieves held:
Fire in Jalalabad bank :
Fire broke out in the State Bank of Patiala's Jalalabad branch on the intervening night of March 16 and 17. The furniture, false ceiling and other equipment was gutted. It is believed that the inferno resulted from a short circuit. Branch manager Sudarshan Goyal claimed that there was no loss of currency.
6 undertrials booked:
As many as six undertrials at a Juvenile home have been booked on the charge of attempt to murder. Inmate Sanam Mahajan of Pathankot complained to the police that six inmates attacked him on Monday. The accused have been identified as
Amarvir, Shivam, Ravi, Gagan, Balwinder Singh and Satnam Singh.
BJP nominee faces dissent: The supporters of CPS Som Parkash on Monday protested against the BJP's decision to field Vijay Sampla from the Hoshiarpur seat. Parkash said he stood by the party's decision.
Two killed in accident:
Two persons, Harpreet Singh and Darbara Singh, residents of Dhura village (near Dhuri), were killed in a road accident on the Sangrur-Malerkotla road near Bhasaur village (near Malerkotla) last night. The duo were going towards Dhuri when their tempo and a truck, going towards Ludhiana, collided near the KRBL factory (near Bhasaur). The driver of the truck, Dilbag Singh, has been arrested. A case has been registered against him under Section 304-A of the