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Cop manhandled, resident arrested

Chandigarh: A Zirakpur resident has been arrested by the UT police for quarrelling with a senior constable at Dariya village. According to the police, the complainant, Sub-Inspector (SI) Satish Kumar, reported that a car being driven by Parveen was stopped during the lockdown by senior constable Hitesh. The police said the suspect started quarreling with Hitesh and tore his uniform. A case was registered against the suspect at the Industrial Area police station. TNS

Cash snatched, case registered

Chandigarh: Two unidentified persons allegedly snatched Rs1,100 from Shiv Mangal near the Kalibari light point on May 1. A case was registered at the Sector 31 police station. TNS

Ex-cop among three booked

Chandigarh: The UT police have booked retired Inspector Gurnam Singh and two others for allegedly thrashing a hotel manager. The complainant, Parampal Singh, manager, Hotel Altius, Industrial Area, Phase I, alleged that Gurnam Singh and others thrashed him at the hotel on April 25 over a payment issue. The hotel was booked for a function. A case under Sections 323, 341, 506 and 34 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 31 police station. TNS

24Seven store manager held

Panchkula: The police have arrested a manager of a 24Seven store in Sector 11 for violating the weekend lockdown orders. The manager has been identified as Naresh Kumar, a resident of Baltana in Zirakpur. According to the police, he was found running the store during the weekend lockdown. On Saturday, the police had arrested a manager of a KFC outlet in Sector 9 for violating the weekend lockdown. tns

3 booked for jumping naka

Mohali: Three SUV-borne persons, including a woman, have been booked for reckless driving and not stopping at a naka on Saturday night. On the complaint of Sub-Inspector Shyam Sunder, a case under Sections 186, 188, 269, 270, 279, 336 and 51 of the Disaster Management Act was registered at the Mataur police station on May 1. The trio, without face mask, hit the roadside railing and sped away. TNS

Ex-PU professor breathes his last

Chandigarh: Prof SB Bhatia (91), former Professor Emeritus, Department of Geology, Panjab University (PU), breathed his last on Sunday morning. He was a Fellow of Indian National Science Academy and a scientist and teacher. He retired as Professor Emeritus from the PU in 1994. He contributed in the field of geology and wrote over 250 research papers and proceedings. TNS

Roller Basketball League in sept

Chandigarh: The Federation International Roller Basketball will conduct National Roller Basketball League for 10 teams from Punjab, Haryana, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Mumbai, Tamil Nadu, Kerela, Karnataka, Rajasthan and West Bengal in September and Asian Roller Basketball Championship in December. A book on anti-doping rules was also released on the occasion. TNS

Body found on railway tracks

Dera Bassi: An unidentified youth was found dead on railway tracks near the Ghaggar railway station on Saturday night. The youth, in his 20s, was wearing blue-green striped t-shirt and grey shorts. The police have taken the body into their possession and kept it in the mortuary of the Dera Bassi hospital for 72 hours for identification. TNS

Two arrested with heroin

Lalru: The police arrested two suspects with 12,000 drug capsules and 103 grams of heroin on April 29. The suspects have been identified as Rakesh Kumar, a resident of Hallo Majra, and Deepak Kumar, a resident of Kalka. A case under Sections 21, 22, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act was registered at the Lalru police station on April 29. TNS

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