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2 held for 'honour' killing: In a suspected case of honour killing in which a 22-year-old youth was found murdered, the Kotkapura police have arrested Vinod and Dharma, while Kulwant Singh, an employee of the Punjab Police, and his daughter are still at large. The body of Gurpreet Singh was recovered from the Rajasthan canal near Phidde village two days ago.
3 nabbed with heroin: The Garhdiwala police have arrested Rashpal Singh of Tarn Taran, Pushpa of Phillaur and Sudesh Kumari of nearby Johlan village after recovering 50 gm of heroin from them. The trio was arrestedfrom near Johlan village.
2 booked for killing friend: The Bullowal police have registered a case against Kulvir Singh of Jhinger Khurd village and Harvinder Singh of Talwandi Jattan for allegedly murdering their friend Rajwinder Singh (21) of Kandhali Narangpur village. Rajwinder's father Amarjit Singh alleged that Kulvir and Harvinder had poisoned his son to death.
Land scam: 1 more arrested:
The Vigilance Bureau has arrested one more person, Ravdeep Singh, in the infamous Patiala land scam case. IAS officer Vikas Garg is also an accused in the case.
Paddy found missing: A case has been registered against a rice miller, Sunil Kumar of Jai Ganesh Rice Mill, Sangrur, after 8,702 quintals of paddy (24,864 bags), worth Rs 1.5 crore, was found missing on June 15 from the mill. The case was registered on the complaint of Markfed District Manager.
Two electrocuted near Patti: Two persons were electrocuted at Boparai village near Patti after high-tension wires touched the truck they were travelling in on Saturday. The deceased are truck owner Mehal Singh (35) and cleaner