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One booked for raping minor in Hoshiarpur

One booked for raping minor in Hoshiarpur

Tanda police have booked a person on the charge of raping a minor girl on the pretext of marriage. - File photo

Hoshiarpur: Tanda police have booked a person on the charge of raping a minor girl on the pretext of marriage. According to information, a girl of a village under the Tanda police station, had lodged a complaint with the police that when she was a minor, Gurjot Singh, alias Raja, a resident of Ferozepur Roliyan village, allegedly raped her on the pretext of marriage. According to the victim, when she became an adult, the accused refused to marry her. After investigating the complaint, the police have registered a case against the accused under Section 376 of the IPC and the POCSO Act. OC

3 booked for dowry murder

Hoshiarpur: Talwara police have booked three persons, including the husband of the deceased, for pushing a woman into a canal as she failed to meet their demand for more dowry. The police have registered a case against the husband, mother-in-law and grandmother-in-law for dowry murder. According to information, Sushma Devi, wife of Tarsem Lal, a resident of Hariala village under Mamoon Cantt in Pathankot district, had lodged a complaint with the police that his sister Radha was married to Satnam Singh of Roli village on October 21 last year. After marriage, her sister’s husband, mother-in-law Ram Pyari and grandmother-in-law Kanson started harassing her sister, demanding more dowry. According to him, his sister had come to her maternal house about two weeks ago. When she went to drop her sister Radha to her in-laws’ house, Radha’s husband Satnam Singh started quarrelling with her on the canal bridge. In anger, Satnam Singh pushed Radha into the canal and she died of a head injury. The police have registered a case. OC

10 booked for murder bid

Hoshiarpur: The police have registered a case by nominating 10 persons for alleged assault with intent to kill. According to information, Khushwant Singh, a resident of Badial village, had lodged a complaint with the police that Balveer Singh, a resident of the same village, planted poplar trees in his land for which a panchayat meeting was underway. According to him, Harpreet Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Balwinder Singh, Balveer Singh and Harman Singh, all residents of Badial, and Harjinder Singh, Sukhwinder Singh, a resident of Garhdiwala, Amritpal Singh, a resident of Babak, Rock Dhami, a resident of Piplanwala, and Jaskaran Singh of Singriwala attacked him with the intention of killing him. He was seriously injured and was admitted to hospital. The police have registered a case. OC

Man’s body found in village

Hoshiarpur: The body of an unidentified person was found at Badowal village here. Harjinder Singh, sarpanch of Badowal village, said in the evening some women were going to the fields when they saw the body lying on the wayside. The sarpanch informed the Nasrala police post. A police party reached the spot and started a probe. OC

Second job fair on August 24

Jalandhar: The District Bureau of Employment and Enterprises (DBEE), Hoshiarpur, under the door-to-door employment campaign of the Government of Punjab, will be organising the second mega job fair on August 24 for the recruitment in Sonalika International Tractors Limited at the DBEE office. Deputy Commissioner Apneet Riyat said the company would be appointing 100 posts of diesel mechanic, motor vehicle mechanic, tractor mechanic, fitter, auto electrician and paint shop (Auto Body Repair) on the company’s payroll. The DC said only males in the age group of 18-35 years would be eligible to participate in the mega employment fair to be held at 10 am on August 24 at the DBEE Hoshiarpur office. For more information, the helpline number 62801-97708 can be contacted from 9 am to 5 pm on working days. TNS

Virtual alumni meet organised

Hoshiarpur: DAV College of Education, Hoshiarpur, organised a virtual alumni meet- “Anusmaran 2021” to celebrate the success stories of all the former students. Principal Dr Vidhi Bhalla welcomed the alumni from 1975 batch to present one residing in India and overseas. She said the motive of the meet was to provide a platform to all the alumni of this glorious institution to share their success stories with each other and motivated others to follow the path of success. In this meet members of the Alumni Association-2021 were elected. Director Dr SS Sharma said Harish Chander Sharma was elected as chief patron, Principal Dr Vidhi Bhalla as patron; Gautam Mehta as president, among others. OC

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