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Youth dies in mishap

Dera Bassi, October 24
An unidentified person died after being hit with a signal pole this evening. The deceased, around 24 years of age, was travelling to Uttar Pradesh by Unchahar Express. He boarded the train at Chandigarh.

“The youth was standing near the door when he lost his balance and hit with a signal pole near the Dappar railway station. He fell down and died on the spot,” said Rashpal Singh, a GRP official at Lalru. The victim was going to Unaav Junction in Uttar Pradesh, said the official. — TNS



Two Sec-47 residents arrested for cheating
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 24
The police have arrested two residents of Sector 47 who tried to flee from the police station in Sector 52 here without paying for the fuel they got filled in their car on Thursday. The car reportedly carried a fake registration number.

The accused, identified as Enosh Rahul Peter and Gurpreet Singh alias Guri, were sent to judicial custody today.

It is learnt that Rahul gave an ATM card to the petrol station staff to debit Rs 1,000, the price of petrol. However, the employees found the card invalid. When he asked the accused, they tried to flee. “However, the rear tyre burst failing their attempt,” said Sanjeev Kumar, the complainant, while maintaining that the accused also threatened him with a toy pistol.

During investigation, the police found that the accused were using the car with a fake registration number. The front number plate of the car mentioned DL-3CN-0364 as its registration number while the rear plate read DL-3CN-0864.

A case has been registered against the two under Sections 473 (making or possessing counterfeit seal with intent to commit forgery punishable otherwise), 406 (punishment for criminal breach of trust) and 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention).

“We have arrested the duo and further investigation is under progress,” said Jai Bhagwan, additional SHO, Sector 36 police station.



Minor among 3 girls held for creating ruckus
Were reportedly in drunken state, attacked women cops who reached the spot
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 24
The police have arrested three girls, including a minor, for creating ruckus in drunken state at the Sector 18/19 light point here this morning. The accused reportedly attacked the women cops who reached the spot after a passerby called up the PCR.

Notably, Sandeep, alias sunny, an undertrial who fled from police custody and was later involved in a carjacking, is stated to be the brother of one of the accused. He also threatened Poonam Dilawari, SHO, Sector 19 police station, with dire consequences if she did not leave his sister.

As per the details available, at around 4 am on Friday, the police were informed that three girls, who were on an Honda Activa, were creating ruckus. When a PCR vehicle reached the spot, the girls started misbehaving with the women cops.

According to the reports, the accused attacked the cops with stones and tried to tear their uniform. However, the accused were overpowered and taken to the Government Multi Specialty Hospital, Sector 16, for medical examination. The reports confirmed that the accused were under the influence of liquor.

Meanwhile, the mother of one of the accused also reached the hospital and allegedly started misbehaving with cops.

Later, the Sector 19 SHO reached the spot. While proceedings in the case were under way, she received a call from Sandeep, alias Sunny. “I received a call threatening me with dire consequences if I showed the arrest of one of the accused. Later, it was found that the call was made by Sandeep, an undertrial who escaped from police custody on October 6 and was involved in a carjacking on October 12,” said the SHO.

The police have registered a DDR against Sandeep for threatening a police officer on duty while the girls were booked for creating ruckus in public place, attacking police officers on duty and underage drinking.

The accused were produced in a local court today from where two of them were sent to one-day judicial custody while the minor was sent to the Nari Niketan.



T20 cricket tourney from tomorrow
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 24
The live wire cricket coaching centre will host a Twenty20 cricket tournament, ‘My Parents - My Roots Trophy’, from October 26 at Divya Public School, Sector 44, here.

Teams of institutes, companies, registered bodies will participate in the event. The matches will be played on a league basis while the best performers will be awarded with the man of the match, best batsman, best bowler awards. All matches will be played on Sundays.

Interested teams can confirm their entries with Dr AR Luthra (99815624949) till October 25.



Local shooter brings laurels

Chandigarh, October 24
Junior level shooter Tikka Jai Singh Sodhi won a bronze medal in the state school pistol shooting competition. The event was held at the Dr Karni Singh Shooting Range in New Delhi.

Sodhi, who is pursuing his studies from The Millennium School, Mohali, aims to play for the country. — TNS



cricket meet
Delhi school claim title 
Tribune News Service

Mohali, October 24
The cricket team of Modern School, New Delhi, has defeated Delhi Public School (DPS), RK Puram, New Delhi, to win the title of the IPSC Cricket Championship for Boys (U-14) held at Yadavindra Public School in Mohali.

In the final match of the championship, the winning side posted 140 runs in the allotted slot of 20 overs while the DPS while chasing the target fell short of 4 runs and ended their innings on 136 runs for eight wickets in 20 overs.

In the hard-line match, the host side, Yadavindra Public School, defeated Motilal Nehru Sports School, Rai, by one run. After putting to bat first, the host side scored 90 runs in 15.4 overs while the Rai school’s batting line up bundled out on 89 runs in 17.5 overs. International squash player Harinder Pal Sandhu distributed prizes among winners.



Golfer Hunar excels
Tribune News Service

Chandigarh, October 24
Local golfer Hunar Mittal bagged the title of the IJGA NCR Delhi ATOC per-qualifier golf tournament held at the Jay Pee greens in Noida from October 20 to 22.
She managed to bag the trophy with a total score of 193 in two days.

“I am happy with my recent performance and will start my international tours from next month. I am looking forward to carry the same form and regain the top position in juniors IGU circuit,” Hunar said.



Assn to hold Kabaddi trials today

Chandigarh, October 24
The Chandigarh Kabaddi Association will conduct trials to select sub-junior boys’ and girls’ category teams at the Kabaddi Coaching Centre, Sports Complex, in Sector 42 on October 25 (3pm).

Players can confirm their entries with DS Kohli (9041410931), the coach, at the Sports Complex in Sector 42. Players (having 50kg weight), and born on or after January 1, 1999, will be eligible to take part in the trials. Players, after undergoing a coaching camp, represent Chandigarh in the sub-junior national kabaddi championship to be held in Patna from November 5 to 9. — TNS



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