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4 booked for dowry death:
Sarabha Nagar residents Sukhwinder Singh, his father Angrej Singh, mother Navneet Kaur and sister Jaspreet Kaur have been booked under Sections 304B and 120B of the IPC. Mohinder Singh of Sakkan village (Muktsar) had alleged that the accused had burnt his daughter Amandeep Kaur alive in the greed of dowry.

Doc held for molestation:
On the complaint of a woman of Farwahi village, the police have registered a case of molestation against a 74-year-old doctor who runs a nursing home in the city. Station House Officer Navdeep Singh said the doctor was produced in court, which remanded him in judicial custody for 14 days. The police claimed the doctor allegedly molested the woman at his clinic.

Man held with weapon:
Beant Singh of Tambuwala village has been held with an unlicensed .315 bore pistol and five bullets. Deputy Superintendent of Police Ajmer Singh Baath said they raided Beant’s house on a tip-off and seized the weapon. A case has been registered.

5 killed in mishaps:
Five people, including three of a family, died and four others were injured in two accidents that took place in Hoshiarpur today. The victims have been identified as Vijay Grover of Palampur (HP), Surinder, Paramjit Singh of Paldi village, his wife Paramjit and son Harsh.

600 donate blood:Over 600 devotees donated blood at a camp held at Sant Nirankari Satsang Bhawan Aslamabad here. Among others present at the event were Punjab Sant Nirankari Mandal in charge AS Sandhu, Senior Superintendent of Police Sushil Kumar and Hosiarpur MLA Sundar Sham Arora.

Chemists to hold protests:
The Punjab Chemists Association has alleged that chemists in the state were being harassed by the police by conducting raids and registration of false cases under the NDPS Act. Association president Surjit Mehta said chemists would hold demonstrations across the state on June 12 to lodge their protest against such tactics of the police.

Awareness drive:In a bid to raise awareness on the ill-effects of the drug menace, the Patiala police will stage a series of plays. The first two plays “Chevan Darya” and “Supnian de Maut” were staged by Ladange Saathi Theatre Group under the guidance of Tripri SHO Shaminder Singh.

6 bank officials booked:On the complaint of Bikram Singh, a Sangrur resident, the police have registered a cheating case against six officials of two banks and some unknown persons. SHO Harinder Singh said those booked are Rajan Soni, Himanshu Johar, Puneet Sehgal, Arun Kumar, Sandeep Kumar, and Inderdeep Kaur. The case pertains to some alleged fraudulent withdrawal.

4 die in road mishaps:Four persons were killed in two separate road accidents in the city. In the first accident on the Sangrur-Patiala bypass road here on Sunday, two occupants of a car were killed in a collision with a tempo. Sub Inspector Pavitar Singh said Doordarshi Goyal (39) and his nephew were killed. In another mishap, tractor driver Gurjant Singh and labourer Ripoo were killed when the vehicle overturned.



State Bar Council delegation meets CM:
A delegation of the Uttarakhand Bar Council met Chief Minister Harish Rawat here yesterday. In a memorandum submitted to the Chief Minister, the members said they had demanded the release of funds, promised by the state government for the welfare of lawyers and their families.


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