Hoshiarpur: The district police have arrested six smugglers recovering huge quantity of narcotics from them from different places during the last 24 hours. According to the information, the Hariana police arrested two smugglers and recovered 65 grams of intoxicating powder from them. The accused were identified as Avtar Singh alias Vicky, a resident of Bhatolia and Pradeep Kumar alias Deepa, a resident of Kahlwan. The Bullowal police have arrested Gurjinder Singh alias Rana, a resident of Pandori Mayal village and recovered 4,500 grams of poppy husk from him. The Model Town police arrested Manish Kumar, alias Harish Kumar, a resident of slums, located in Bhangi Choe and recovered 25 grams of intoxicating powder from him during a naka in the area. Also, the police arrested Surjeet Singh, a resident of Purhiran and Balwinder Heer alias Vicky, a resident of Sundar Nagar recovering 155 grams of intoxicant powder from them. They have been booked under the NDPS Act. OC
Man killed in road accident
Hoshiarpur: One person died in a road accident in the area. The Talwara police have registered a case against the unidentified driver of a car. According to the information, Vikas Kumar, a resident of Bhargo Camp Jalandhar, told the police that they were returning from Beh Choohad village after finishing their work. When he reached near Nangal, a car hit his companion Om Prakash. He took him to the hospital in Kamahi Devi, in an injured condition, from where he was referred to Dasuya and then to Jalandhar where Om Prakash died. OC
Betting: 1 held with Rs4,510
Hoshiarpur: The Mehtiana police arrested an accused while betting and recovered cash put on bet and betting slips worth Rs 4,510 from him. The accused has been identified as Naresh Kumar, a resident of Mustapur. He has been booked under the Gambling Act. OC
Newborn found near IELTS centre
Hoshiarpur: A one-year-old girl was found abandoned outside an IELTS centre. The Model Town police have registered a case in this regard on the basis of a letter written to police, by Chairperson Child Welfare Committee Harpreet Kaur. She said on December 1, last year, a one-year-old girl was found abandoned from outside an IELTS centre. She has now been sent to the Unique home in Jalandhar. On the said complaint, the police have registered a case under Section 317 of the IPC and section 75 of Juvenile Justice Act 2015. OC
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