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Five booked for abducting Teen

Tarn Taran: The police on Saturday booked five members of a family for abducting a teenage girl on the pretext of marrying her. The incident happened on Friday. They were neighbours of the girl. The accused had been identified as Harpreet Singh, his father Tarsem Singh, mother Ninder Kaur, brother Yadwinder Singh and his wife Amandeep Kaur. In her complaint to the Khemkaran police, the victim’s mother stated that one of the accused, Ninder Kaur, came to their house on Friday evening and took her daughter for facemask work. Then Ninder in connivance with other members of the family abducted her daughter and took her to some unknown destination. The police said a case under Sections 363, 366-A and 120-B of the IPC had been registered against the accused. oc

Sewa Kendra burgled in city

Amritsar: Unknown burglars targeted a Sewa Kendra located on Mehta Chowk area on Friday night and decamped with cash and other items. The incident came to light when senior computer operator Mohanjit Kaur reached the office the next day. She stated to the police that on Friday, at 5 in the evening, she, along with her staff shutdown the office and went to their homes. She said on Saturday morning, when they reached the Sewa Kendra, they found the locks of the outer gate broken. The unknown persons decamped with an air conditioner, web cam, NVR and Rs 4,930 from the draw. The police have registered a case under Sections 380 and 457 of the IPC against unidentified persons. TNS

Mobile seized from gangster

Amritsar: Amritsar Central Jail staff seized a mobile phone from the possession of notorious gangster Jasbir Singh, alias Jasbir Angarhiya, on Saturday. He was recently brought on a production warrant by the counter-intelligence in connection with alleged Khalistani module in which it had nabbed Jagdev Singh from Lucknow while his accomplice Jagroop Singh was nabbed from Rampur Jheete village. According to Balwinder Singh, Assistant Superintendent, Central Jail, during patrolling, staff found him hiding something in the bathroom of cell No. 10. During checking, a smart phone was found without SIM from his possession. The police have registered a case under Sections 42 and 52-A of the Prisons Act. TNS

27-yr-old killed in road accident

Tarn Taran: Harjit Singh (27), a resident of nearby Jhander village, died in a road accident when a bus hit their motorcycle on the National Highway 54 (Goindwal Sahib bypass) on Saturday. Harjit Singh along with his nephew Sona Singh was on the motorcycle when a bus of the Dashmesh Service hit their motorcycle. Harjit Singh received head injuries and died on the spot. The bus driver, identified as Kuldeep Singh of Dhadde village in Bathinda district, has been booked under Sections 302-A, 279, 427 and 337 of the IPC by the local Sadar police. OC

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