Tarn Taran: The Harike police arrested one person from a checkpoint with stolen bike without registration certificate (RC) on Wednesday. The suspect has been identified as Gurvel Singh Gola of Pringri village. ASI Jatinder Singh, Investigating Officer (IO), said the accused had stolen the bike from a fair that was held at Marhana village few days ago. The accused has been booked under Sections 420 and 473 of the IPC. OC
swindlers’ gang busted, 3 held
Tarn Taran: A team of Patti CIA staff led by Sub-Inspector Sukhraj Singh, in-charge of the staff, arrested three members of a swindlers gang allegedly involved in exploiting innocent people to double their money in a short period. One of the gang members was a woman. They were produced in a court on Thursday, which sent them to two-day police remand. Police officer Sukhraj Singh said the gang members had been identified as Sukhwinder Kaur of Khawaspur, Harwinder Singh of Mathrewal and Rajbir Singh of Dinewal. The police seized Rs 1.45 lakh banned currency, besides a swift car with fake registration number from them. Sukhraj said the gang had been involved in luring people to double their money in a short period. The accused have been booked under Sections 420 and 473 of the IPC. OC
Webinar on legal awareness held
Amritsar: A legal awareness webinar was organised by ‘Buniyad’, an NGO, working for legal awareness under the guidance of the District Legal Services Authority (DLSA) here. Over 40 volunteers from Buniyad took part in the camp, according to a press note issued by Surinder Mohan of the NGO here on Wednesday. Sumit Makkar, Civil Judge (Senior Division)-cum-member secretary, DLSA, briefed the participants about the need of legal awareness and the availability of legal advice and legal aid from the DLSA. He further informed about the necessity of resolution of disputes and suit matter through mediation and conciliation cells of the DLSA. The participants also stressed on organising more such programmes. TNS
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