Chandigarh: Two persons have been arrested by the UT police under the NDPS Act. The police said the suspect, Karan, alias Mota (20), a resident of New Indira Colony, Mani Majra, was arrested from IT Park with 8.285 kg of ganja. A case under the NDPS Act was registered against him at the IT Park police station. In another case, the district crime cell arrested a 40-year-old man, Dharamraj, alias Dhamma, a resident of Mauli Jagran, with 60 banned injections and 2 kg of ganja. A case has been registered against him at the Mauli Jagran police station. The police said the suspect injured himself in the lock-up at the Mani Majra police station by banging his head with the lock-up gate. He was taken to a hospital for treatment and another case of attempt to suicide was registered against him at the Mani Majra police station. TNS
Rs17 lakh stolen from bed box
Chandigarh: Two theft incidents have been reported from the city. Complainant Hukam Chand, a resident of Pipliwala Town, Mani Majra, said Rs17 lakh kept in a bed box was stolen. A case has been registered at the Mani Majra police station. In the other incident, Manpreet Singh, a resident of Sector 35, alleged that a youth, Mahesh Negi, alias Lala, who was residing in his neighborhood, stole one “gold kitty set” and a pair of earrings from an almirah at his house. A case has been registered at the Sector 36 police station. tns
Girl’s mobile phone snatched
Chandigarh: An unidentified pedestrian allegedly snatched a mobile phone from a girl near the Centra Mall light point. The police have registered a case at the Industrial Area police station. TNS
Himachal man robbed by four
Chandigarh: A resident of Mandi in HP was robbed by four auto-borne miscreants. Complainant Deshraj reported that he was robbed of his purse containing Rs10,000 and an ATM card, and a bag containing a mobile and clothes from near the Transport light point. A case has been registered. TNS
Theft at shop
Chandigarh: An amount of Rs8,500, 10 boxes of perfume and a box of nail polish were stolen from a cosmetics shop in Sector 29. A case has been registered in this regard. TNS
MC celebrates ‘Kudiyan di Lohri’
Chandigarh: The Municipal Corporation on Thursday celebrated 'Kudiya Di Lohri' to mark women empowerment at its office. Officials said since MP Kirron Kher, Mayor Sarabjit Kaur and Commissioner Anindita Mitra were all women. Families having a single girl child and celebrating their first Lohri were given gifts by the Mayor and the Commissioner. A total of 30 families were called on the occasion. The families had brought their little ones along. Mayor Sarabjit Kaur also took part in Lohri celebrations at different places in the city. TNS
House burgled in zirakpur
Zirakpur: Miscreants stole around Rs11 lakh and jewellery worth Rs15 lakh from a house in Saini Vihar-1. The incident took place when the house owner was away for some work. Complainant Krishan Kumar said he, along with his family, left for Charkhi Dadri in Haryana to attend a function. When he returned home on January 12, he found the lock of the door broken and house ransacked. Miscreants took away cash and jewellery from the house. The police are scanning the CCTV footage of the area to get some lead.
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