Chandigarh: The police found the body of an unidentified middle-aged man at a bus stop in Sector 30-B around 11 am on Thursday. The deceased, with intubation marks on his throat, was lying unconscious on the parapet inside the shelter. The police said there was a food pipe, urine pipe and bandages on both legs of the victim. Injury marks were found on his face. He was partially naked ans was weaing khaki pants. Passersby noticed the body and informed the police. A PCR vehicle rushed him to the GMCH, Sector 32, where doctors declared him dead. The body has been kept at the mortuary for the next 72 hours. The Industrial Area police are probing whether it is a case of murder or suicide. TNS
Parking mess: Rs40k fine imposed
Chandigarh: A parking contractor was fined Rs40,000 for haphazard parking in Sector 22 and 17. According to information, a Municipal Corporation team during an inspection found haphazard parking in these sectors, following which a fine of Rs20,000 each was imposed on the contractor for the violations. Even as contractors claim to have introduced smart features, the situation on ground tells a different story. The Sector 22 mobile market parking space and other parking lots in Sector 17 remain clogged and vehicles are parked in non-designated spaces. TNS
Smart bike stolen, 1 held
Chandigarh: Tuntun Kumar (21), a native of Saharsa, stole a smart bike from near Sindhi Sweets, Sector 37, here. He was apprehended by a night patrolling party at the Sector 36/37 light point here on October 13. A case under Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 39 police station. TNS
Youth missing since Oct 11
Chandigarh: A Sector 25 resident reported that his nephew, aged around 16 years, has been missing from his residence since October 11. A case under Section 363 of the IPC has been registered at the Sector 11 police station. TNS
Scooter stolen from parking
Chandigarh: A Kharar resident reported that an unknown person stole his scooter from the staff parking of the GMCH-32 on October 5. A case under Section 379 of the IPC has been registered at Sector 34 police station. TNS
Amandeep, vani share lead
Chandigarh: Panchkula golfer Amandeep Drall shared the lead with Delhi's Vani Kapoor and amateur Avani Prashant on the second day of the Hero Women's Pro Golf Tour at the Chandigarh Golf Club here on Thursday. Vani scored a flawless round 70 to take her two-day total to 142, while Amandeep, who led the field in the first round, shot a 74. Jahanvi Bakshi was lying two shots adrift of the leaders in sole fourth place. Hitaashee Bakshi and Puneet Bajwa were tied-5th at 148. TNS
Rose Zone emerge champs
Chandigarh: Rose Zone beat Leisure Zone by one wicket to register their fifth successive win in the UTCA U-25 Tournament and emerge as champions. Batting first, Leisure Zone made 175/6 in 20 overs. Himanshu Khanna (78) did the bulk of scoring for the side. In reply, Rose Zone rode on some useful contributions from Manav Malik (51) and Anshul Jhirwal (44) to reach home with one wicket to spare. Namit Gupta took four wickets for Leisure Zone. In other matches, Sukhna Zone defeated Plaza Zone by four wickets, while Rock Zone registered an eight-wicket win over Terrace Zone. TNS
CRPF team flagged off
Chandigarh: The water sports team of the CRPF was flagged off today from the Headquarters North-West Sector (NWS), Chandigarh, for participating in the 21st All India Police Games Water Sports Championship - 2021. The 50-member team, including nine women, will compete in several disciplines and categories. The event is being organised by the Border Security Force at Wazirabad Water Sports Club from November 22-26. Flagging-off the team, Inspector General, NWS, Mool Chand Panwar said sports activities were an integral part of all uniformed forces and were an important aspect of maintaining the physical and mental wellbeing of personnel. TNS
Golf contest on October 22
Chandigarh: The Chandigarh Golf Association (CGA) will organise the 'Longest Golf Ball Drive' competition for tricity men and women at the CGA Golf Range, Sector 6, on October 22. The competition will be held in the U-15 age group and above. Winners and runners-up will be awarded, said the organisers. TNS
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