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1 held with lahan, illicit liquor

1 held with lahan, illicit liquor

Tarn Taran: The district police and Excise Department in a joint operation on Tuesday raided Burj Nathuke and Sarali Khurd villages and seized one working still, lahan and illicit liquor. The police arrested one person, identified as Karaj Singh of Sarali Khurd, while Bikramjit Singh of Burj Nathuke village fled the spot. The police seized one working still, 100 kg of lahan and 18,750 ml of Illicit liquor from the residence of Karaj Singh, while 11,250 ml of Illicit liquor was seized from the house of Bikramjit Singh. The police had registered cases under Sections 61,1 and14 of the Excise Act. OC

Man booked for abducting teen

Tarn Taran: Sajan Singh of Padhari Kalan village abducted a teenaged girl from his neighbourhood two weeks ago. The mother of the victim in her statement to the police said the accused abducted her daughter on the pretext of marrying her. Investigating Officer ASI Sarabjit Singh said a case under Sections 363 and 366-A of the IPC and Section 4 of the Protection of Children from Sexual Offences (POCSO) Act had been registered in this regard and the police have initiated further proceedings. OC

FIR against Punjabi singer

Jalandhar: Punjabi Singer Imran Khan, known as Khan Saab, a resident of Preet Nagar, Phagwara, was arrested for hosting a party, in violation of the Covid guidelines. Khan was arrested along with three of his accomplices present at the same party. He has been currently let off on bail. An FIR was lodged by the Kapurthala police here against four persons by name, while the rest of them remain unidentified. The arrests took place after a video was released from the party venue last night, which went viral. TNS

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