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Labourer dies in road mishap

Labourer dies in road mishap

Tarn Taran: An unidentified migrant labourer was killed in a road accident outside Gurdwara Baba Deep Singh, Pahuwind, 40 km from here, on Friday when he got hit by a speedy motorcycle. Sub-Inspector Panna Lal said accused driver, identified as Gurcharan Singh Channa of Mari Udhokem, had been booked under Sections 304-A and 279 of the IPC by the Bhikhiwind police. The accused had not been arrested yet. OC

9-year-old boy goes missing

Tarn Taran: A 9-year-old boy has gone missing from gurdwara Chhauni Sahib, Sursingh, on July15. Bikram Singh, a resident of Bathinda and father of the missing boy, told the Bhikhiwind police that he had gone to gurdwara Chhauni Sahib to pay his obeisance. He said he went inside the gurdwara and when he came outside, he found his son missing from the spot. The Bhikhiwind police have registered a case under Section 346 of the IPC. OC

Three held with 834-gram heroin

Tarn Taran: The city and Sarhali police have arrested three persons from two different places and recovered 834-gram heroin from them. SSP Dhruman H Nimbale on Monday said the city police under the supervision of SHO Varinder Singh Khosa arrested one Harpal Singh of the local town from near the Holy City locality and recovered 274-gram heroin from him. The Sarhali police arrested two persons with 560-gram heroin from Chohla Sahib Road on Sunday. The accused has been identified as Akashdeep Singh Kasha of Rangarh and Gurwinder Singh of Kot Khalsa. The recovered consignment was worth Rs4.17 crore in the international market. The accused have been booked under Sections 21, 29, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act by the police station concerned. OC

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