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Rs 40K cash, phone looted at gunpoint

Rs 40K cash, phone looted at gunpoint

Jalandhar: Panic gripped Succhi Pind area, near Laddhewali, after six armed assailaints robbed a factory owner at gunpoint. The incident was reported on Tuesday night after six unidentified miscreants robbed Deepak Kumar (35), owner of Vardman Medal Industries, at gunpoint and fled with Rs40,000 cash and a smartphone. Investigation Officer (IO), Head Constable, Satnam Singh, said the bike-borne armed assailants fired a bullet near his legs to threaten him. An illegal weapon was reportedly used in the incident and a bullet shell was also recovered from the spot. ACP Balwinder Iqbal Singh Kahlon reached also reached the spot. The ACP said an alert has been sounded to arrest the robbers. A case under Section 392 of the IPC has been registered at the Rama Mandi police station. TNS

IELTS coaching for defence wards

Jalandhar: The District Defence Services Welfare Officer, Colonel Dalwinder Singh, said the Punjab Government had started admission in the coaching center of IELTS (International English Language Testing System) at the District Defence Services Welfare Office, Jalandhar. IELTS coaching in the centre would be imparted to the trainees by a qualified and experienced subject instructor. Veterans, their widows and dependents will be admitted to the IELTS course at the center on priority basis, the colonel informed. Singh further said the course was being conducted at very low fee. TNS

ADC inspects water project

Jalandhar: Himanshu Jain, ADC (D), Jalandhar, on Wednesday inspected the ongoing works of 275 MLD surface water supply project at Jagrawan village, WTP site, Adampur. The project is alloted to M/s L&T Chennai. A total of 54 acre land was acquired for project at Jagrawan village. The project is designed to cater to the population within the MC limit of Jalandhar and to shift source of potable water from ground water to surface water to counter depleting groundwater-tables across state. At the water treatment plant site primary sedimentation tanks excavation and boundary wall construction is in progress. The date of completion of the project is September 2023. TNS

Maan fails to get relief from court

Jalandhar: On the second and the final day of the hearing, the District and Sessions Court refused to grant anticipatory bail to Punjabi singer Gurdas Maan. Now, the singer has to move the Punjab and Haryana High Court to avoid his arrest in a case related to hurting the religious sentiments of the Sikh community. Mann had made objectionable remarks during a fair at Dera Baba Murad Shah in Nakodar, last month, in which he had described Ladi Shah, who was the ruler of the dera, as a descendant of Guru Amardas. After which Sikh organisations filed a case against him. The sessions court on Tuesday had adjourned the matter for Wednesday. TNS

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