BRIEFLY

1 held for illegal sand mining

Fazilka: Harjinder Singh of Panniwala Fatta village in Muktsar district has been arrested for illegal sand mining near Tarewala village of Fazilka district.

Fazilka: Harjinder Singh of Panniwala Fatta village in Muktsar district has been arrested for illegal sand mining near Tarewala village of Fazilka district. Investigating Officer Gurnaib Singh said a police patrol party nabbed Harjinder Singh, who was carrying a sand-laden tractor-trailer after excavating sand from a seepage drain near Tarewala village. The police have also impounded tractor-trailer and booked the accused. OC

PO nabbed after 7 years

Abohar: Anil Sharma (37), who was declared a proclaimed offender (PO) by a Fazilka court in 2012, has been arrested by the police in Sriganganagar. The police said the arrest was made as Anil, reportedly under the influence of liquor, created nuisance during a visit to his family in Narsinghpura village to Tuesday. Interrogation revealed that he was booked in 2007 by the police in Fazilka in connection with some thefts, but jumped bail later in the court. OC

Undertrial escapes 

Moga: An undertrial facing murder charge managed to flee from police custody when he was brought to the Chief Judicial Magistrate’s court at Baghapurana town on Tuesday. Acting swiftly, the police managed to locate and arrest him within a few hours. Sources said undertrial Ranbir Singh was brought to the CJM’s court for a hearing in a criminal case. TNS

Top Stories

Pilot among 16 killed after Air India Express plane with 191 on board overshoots runway at Kozhikode

Pilot among 16 killed after Air India Express plane with 191 on board overshoots runway at Kozhikode

Plane slips into valley below, breaks into two parts; severa...

Pilot of ill-fated Air India Express plane was ‘Sword of Honour’ winner

Pilot of ill-fated Air India Express plane was ‘Sword of Honour’ winner

Wing Commander Sathe had also served as test pilot with Air ...

Chinese national mentions PLA Galwan deaths; arrested as ‘rumour-monger’

Chinese national mentions PLA Galwan deaths; arrested as ‘rumour-monger’

20 Indian soldiers had lost their lives in the clash with Ch...

Amid tension on LAC, India, US talk of Quad meeting

Amid tension on LAC, India, US talk of Quad meeting

Quad comprises US, India, Australia and Japan

Night curfew in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala from Saturday to check Covid-19 spread

Night curfew in Ludhiana, Jalandhar, Patiala from Saturday to check Covid-19 spread

CM asks big cities, towns to come out with integrated manage...

Cities

View All