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5-yr-old hurt in firing, 1 booked

5-yr-old hurt in firing, 1 booked

Tarn Taran: A 5-year-old child was injured during celebratory firing at a marriage function in Gandiwind village late on Thursday night. Investigating Officer ASI Narinder Singh said the injured child has been identified as Jaimeen, son of Bhupinder Singh of Pandher village (Amritsar). He was admitted to a hospital in Amritsar. The IO said one Harjit Singh Jiti started firing with a revolver when people were dancing. A bullet hit Jaimeen. The accused is still at large, the IO said. OC

Sexual assault: Two booked

Amritsar: The Amritsar rural police booked two persons for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor girl in Varpal village falling under the Chatiwind police station here on Thursday. Those booked were identified as Sukhraj Singh and Ram Sarup, both residents of same village. The victim’s mother stated to the police that she had two children, including a six-year-old daughter. She said on Thursday the victim was playing outside her house. She said when she did not return for a long, she went outside and heard her cries. She said she found the two accused half-naked while the victim was also standing there with her undergarments down. On seeing her, the accused fled the spot. The police said medical examination of the victim was conducted while raids were on to nab the suspects. A case has been registered against the two. TNS

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