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Head constable stabbed to death in Jalandhar

Head constable stabbed to death in Jalandhar

In a shocking incident, a city-based cop was stabbed to death in a busy locality in Nakahn Wale Bagh of Basti Bawa Khel here on Saturday.

Jalandhar: In a shocking incident, a city-based cop was stabbed to death in a busy locality in Nakahn Wale Bagh of Basti Bawa Khel here on Saturday. The deceased, identified as Dara, was posted as head constable in the women cell of the Basti Bawa Khel police station. The incident took place around 6 pm when the victim was returning home on a bike. He was stabbed in his stomach for two-three times before he lost consciousness. The attackers left the knife in his stomach. Though the police are yet to trace the suspect, sources revealed that Dara was allegedly killed by his son-in-law who had been on bad terms with him. They had recently exchanged heated arguments. TNS

Cancel FIRs against union leaders

Garhshankar: Workers of Centre of Indian Trade Unions(CITU), anganwari, kiln labourers, Asha and MGNREGA burnt effigies of Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh and the Punjab Police at Banga Chowk in protest against lathi charge and cases registered against union leaders in Mansa. Handing over a demand letter to the SDM, they demanded quashing of false cases registered against union leaders. Comrades Mahinder Kumar, Somnath and Asha Lallian said the voice of people fighting for their rights could not be dispelled by lathi charge and filing false cases. Gurbaksh Kaur and Jaswinder Kaur said by entering into the office of Kulwinder Singh Udat, who was struggling in Mansa for demands, the police took him to the police station and beat him brutally. They alleged that the police had registered false cases against 23 people, including women. The protesters demanded quashing of the FIRs. OC

KMV tops Outlook magazine ranking

Jalandhar: Kanya Maha Vidyalaya (KMV), Jalandhar, has been ranked first among all autonomous colleges of Punjab in various categories by the Outlook Magazine Ranking-2020. Principal Atima Sharma Dwivedi said of 40,000 colleges under the University Grants Commission, 129 were selected by the Outlook magazine. She said at the national level, KMV has been ranked 24th in BCA and 35th in BBA. She congratulated students and faculty members for the achievement. TNS

Man’s Body found in pond

Jalandhar: A body of an unknown man was spotted floating in a pond near Shahid Babu Lal Singh Nagar here on Saturday. Locals who spotted the body around 11 am fished it out and informed the police who sent it for a post-mortem examination. The deceased was aged between 30 to 35 years and was wearing shorts only. His photos have been circulated in nearby districts for identification. TNS

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