Man nabbed with 48-gm heroin

Man nabbed with 48-gm heroin

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Panchkula: The detective staff of the Panchkula police has nabbed Yogesh, alias Baba, a resident of Railway Colony in Kalka, for possessing 48 gm heroin. The police said an auto-rickshaw coming from the old Panchkula side stopped short of a barricade near toll plaza on the Panchkula-Pinjore highway, and an occupant got off and tried to flee. After a brief chase, he was overpowered. A case under the NDPS Act has been registered at the Chandimandir Police Station. TNS

Husband booked for dowry death

Chandigarh: The UT police have registered a case under Section 304-B (dowry death) of the IPC against Hakim Singh, alias Sunil, a resident of Sector 29, here. The complainant, Arjun Baghel, a resident of Uttar Pradesh, reported that his daughter Anjani was married to Hakim in 2017. He alleged that after one year, Hakim allegedly started harassing his daughter for dowry. The complainant alleged that the accused abetted his daughter to commit suicide following which she took the extreme step in June this year. TNS

Sec 15 resident duped of Rs 3 cr

Chandigarh: The UT police have booked three persons for allegedly duping a Sector 15 resident, Devender Pal Singh, of Rs 3 crore for selling a house in Sector 5. The complainant alleged that Nicholas Romeen Lampen Sunder Singh and his two sisters, residents of the United Kingdom (UK), cheated him of Rs 3 cr he gave as earnest money to purchase the house. The police have registered a case at the Sector 17 police station and initiated an investigation into the matter. TNS

Two bank fraud cases registered

Chandigarh: The UT police have registered two cases for defrauding a bank. The complainant, Varinder Kumar, manager of Punjab National Bank, Industrial Area, Phase II, alleged that Surinder Kumar Goyal, Director of M/s Country Milk Products, Malwal village, Ferozpur, his wife, his son Rohit and Rohit’s wife, all residents of Sector 48, cheated the bank of Rs 3.05 crore. In another case, complainant Varinder Kumar reported that a woman, Gurminder Kaur, a resident of Mohali, cheated the bank of Rs 50 lakh. Both cases have been registered at the Sector 31 police station. TNS

Booster dose camps held

Chandigarh: The Motor Market Association of Sector 48 and the Market Welfare Association of Sector 38 organised a Covid-19 booster dose camps in their respective markets here on Thursday. A blood donation camp and a langar were also organised in Sector 38. Senior BJP leader Sanjay Tandon was the chief guest at the Sector 48 camp. Earlier, such booster dose camps were held in the markets of Sector 23, 24 and 44. Charanjiv Singh, president, Chandigarh Beopar Mandal (CBM), said one such camp would be held in the Bijwara Market in Sector 22-D here on Friday and another camp would be organised in the Sector 32-D market on Saturday. He said the CBM was coordinating with various market associations in organising the camps and more such camps would be held in future. TNS

St Joseph’s, Sector 44-D

The school has been felicitated with the 'Plastic Pollution-Free School Award' for the STOP (students take on plastic) campaign, at a special ceremony organised by the Environment Department, Chandigarh.

PML SD Public, Sector 32-C

The school organised a workshop for Class XII students on a topic, "Communication & Entrepreneurship - Skill & Courage". More than 150 students attended the workshop. Rajeev Markanday, author of various books on competitive exams, gave them tips on improving their communication skills.

Mount Carmel, Chandigarh

A mock drill on fire safety and an awareness session was conducted at the school. Officials from the Chandigarh Municipal Corporation guided students and teachers on safety standards to be followed in an event of fire.

AKSIPS-41, Chandigarh

A talk by Rohit Gupta, Joint Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, was organised at the school. The Interactive session was conducted under the MC initiative, 'Swachhta ki Pathshala'. Gupta spoke on the concept of waste segregation at source, ban on single-use plastic and composting at home.

Man arrested for bike theft

Chandigarh: The UT police have arrested a vehicle lifter. The suspect has been identified as Lakhna, a resident of Bapu Dham Colony, Sector 26. Three stolen motorcycles were recovered from him. Two bikes were stolen from Chandigarh and one from Panchkula. A case has been registered at the Industrial Area police station. TNS

Blood donation camp held

Chandigarh: A blood donation camp was organised on Thursday to pay tributes to NP Godrej and Dr BP Godrej to mark their death anniversaries, falling on August 8 and 9, respectively. The camp was organised at the company’s warehouse in Mehmadpur village, Rajpura.

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