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4 cases of theft, robbery reported in Hoshiarpur

4 cases of theft, robbery reported in Hoshiarpur

The police have registered four cases of theft in the past 24 hours. Gurdev Kaur, a resident of village Balala, said she had gone to Ambala Jattan village to meet her daughter. - File photo

Hoshiarpur: The police have registered four cases of theft in the past 24 hours. Gurdev Kaur, a resident of village Balala, said she had gone to Ambala Jattan village to meet her daughter. Some unknown thieves entered the house breaking the window and stole gold and cash. In another case of robbery, Kuldeep Kaur, a resident of Naunitpur village, told the Chabbewal police that three robbers attacked her and her mother-in-law. They pointed gun at us took away gold, silver ornaments and cash worth Rs 20,000, she said. Engineer Gurdev Singh, of the outsourced transformer company of the PSPCL, told the Hariana police that Bagga, a resident of Ferozepur, allegedly stole electric wires from poles. In the fourth case, Satnam Singh, a resident of Kotli Khurd village, in Dasuya tehsil, told the police that Manoj Kumar, a resident of his village, allegedly attempted theft by entering the gurdwara sahib. OC

Vendors get tips on Covid norms

Garhshankar: In collaboration with Punjab Government, National Urban Livelihood Mission and the PGI, a one-day training programme was organised at the Municipal Council, Garhshankar, for street vendors. Programme officer Dr Vaishali Soni, training coordinator Dr Ishaan Chopra and Komal Kashyap made street vendors aware about prevention of Covid-19. They were asked to ensure cleanliness of hands, proper maintenance of food items, not to consume gutka, pan masala and that cut fruits should be kept covered. Resource person Ravindra Kumar, Tribhank Dutt Airi, president, Municipal Council, EO Avtar Chand Sekhri and others were present. OC

Five parks for special kids

Hoshiarpur: Efforts are being made to beautify the parks of the city, said Industries Minister Sunder Sham Arora after starting the construction work of five special children friendly parks at different places in the city today. He said special children’s parks are being built in the city at a cost of Rs 1,10,67,712 under the AMRUT scheme. A children friendly park is being built at Gautam Nagar, Street Number 1 at a cost of Rs 20,80,716. Beautification of Mount Avenue Ward No 28 Park is being done at a cost of Rs17,55,012, Ekta Nagar Park Rs19,50,292, Bottle Brush Park at Rs18,54,919 and Green View Children Friendly Park at a cost of Rs34,26,773. He said that in the initial phase, open gyms were set up in all the parks. OC

One dies in a road accident

Hoshiarpur: One person died after being hit by an unidentified vehicle. The Mukerian police have registered a case against an unidentified driver. Rinku, a resident of Harsa Mansar, told the police that his father Tarsem Lal was going on his cycle on Monday. When he reached near the Ranga turn, a vehicle hit him. He was admitted to the hospital in critical condition where he died during the treatment. The police have registered a case against the unknown driver. OC

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