Retired teacher held for rape

Retired teacher held for rape

A retired government school-teacher has been arrested for raping a 19-year-old girl for nearly five years in a village of the district. - File photo

Hisar

A retired government school-teacher has been arrested for raping a 19-year-old girl for nearly five years in a village of the district. A case under Sections 376 and 354 of the IPC, the POCSO Act and the Scheduled Caste/Scheduled Tribes Act has been registered against him. TNS

Gurugram

2 shops gutted in fire

A major fire broke out in a five-storeyed paint and hardware showroom in Sadar Bazaar here on Wednesday evening. The fire spread to three shops and two of them were gutted. Fire-fighting teams were dousing the flames. No injuries or casualties were reported while goods worth crores were gutted. OC

Jhajjar

Factory goes up in flames

Raw material worth lakhs gutted in a fire that broke out in a unit manufacturing plastic products, Apex Industries, in Bahadurgarh here on Wednesday. Workers had a narrow escape, while short-circuit is stated to be the reason. Fire tenders were called in to douse the flames. TNS

Palwal

PO nabbed after 7 years

The police nabbed a proclaimed offender, Rashid Khan (25) of the district’s Babupur village, after seven years near Buraka village of Hathin subdivision on Tuesday evening. He was booked in rape case of a minor in 2014. A local court sent him to two-day police custody on Wednesday. TNS

4 nabbed with banned drugs

Chandigarh: The Haryana Police arrested four persons, including a woman, and seized 50,000 banned medicines, which they were carrying in a car in Sirsa district. The accused — Ajay of Khori Kalan village in Mewat and Mukesh, Ravi and Radha, all residents of Rajasthan — have been booked under the NDPS Act. TNS

Cong protests in Rohtak, Rewari

Rohtak: Congress workers on Wednesday organised a demonstration in Rohtak and Rewari and submitted a memorandum to the district authorities in protest against the alleged lathicharge by the police on protesting farmers during CM Manohar Lal Khattar's visit to Rohtak on April 3. TNS

Centre may bring more laws: Tikait

Yamunanagar: Bharatiya Kisan Union leader Rakesh Tikait has apprehended that the Centre would introduce more farm laws related to milk and seed, which would be detrimental to the agricultural sector. TNS

Sport events at Tikri on Baisakhi

Jhajjar: Social outfits will organise sports events at the Tikri border on Baisakhi on April 13. Competitions such as "gatka", cricket, wrestling, kabaddi, bodybuilding, horse-racing, athletics, turban tying and volleyball would be held at the Dalal Khap langar ground. TNS

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