Two killed in road mishaps

Two killed in road mishaps

Hoshiarpur: Two persons, including a woman, were killed in separate accidents in the area. Nirbhai Singh, a resident of Gharial village, has lodged a complaint with the Model Town police. He told the police that he was returning with his relatives after attending a wedding. He told that when he reached near a school near Singriwala Bypass, a bus rammed into his car. In the accident, his sister-in-law Narinder Kaur died on the spot while other relatives got injured. The police have registered a case against the accused driver Yoga Singh Kandhola. In another case, Vinod Kumar, a resident of Latifpur village, told the Mukerian police that his brother Pawan Kumar was run over by an unidentified vehicle near Jandwal. After which he was taken to the hospital in a critical condition where he died. The police have registered a case against the unidentified driver. OC

29-year-old man commits suicide

Jalandhar: A 29-year-old man on Wednesday allegedly committed suicide by hanging himself from a ceiling fan of his room. The deceased was identified as Gurdeep Singh, a resident of Bada Bazaar in Basti Sheikh. Gurpreet Kaur, sister of the deceased, said a year ago her brother married Riya Mehra. He was also going to have a child with her too. However, his mother-in-law and his wife used to trouble him a lot. Owing to their personal dispute, Gurdeep committed suicide. He had also written a suicide note, in which he had blamed his wife and his mother-in-law for his death. After receiving information about the incident, the matter was being investigated by the police. The police reached the spot and took the body for autopsy. TNS

ADGP Shukla to hold key position

Phagwara: Having served as Police Commissioner in Jalandhar about five years back, IPS officer Arpit Shukla is now back in the region as supervisor of Kapurthala and Hoshiarpur districts. DGP IPS Sahota had appointed senior officers as supervisors for all districts on Tuesday. ADGP Shukla is expected to supervise the key issues, including drive against drugs, drive against terrorist activities and gangsters, regularly. Accompanied by Gurinder Singh Dhillon, IG, Jalandhar range, Shukla today held his maiden meeting with Kapurthala SSP Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh and Hoshiarpur SSP Kulwant Singh Heer at Phagwara wherein he reviewed security scenario. TNS

Theft bid foiled, woman nabbed

Hoshiarpur: A woman was nabbed by locals while stealing the purse of another woman from a religious place and handed over her to the police. Amarjeet Kaur, a resident of Jangniwal village, told the police that she had come to a religious place near Mahilpur where a woman tried to steal her purse. Apart from her ATM cards, the purse contained her Aadhaar card, driving license etc. The accused woman has been identified as Shana, a resident of Railway Road, Phillaur. OC

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