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2 arrested for stealing bike

2 arrested for stealing bike

Ludhiana: Acting on a complaint from Arun Kumar, a resident of Basant Nagar in Shimlapuri, about theft of his motorcycle the police arrested two suspects identified as Raj Kumar and Ashwani Tiwari, both residents of Jagdish Colony in Dhandari Khurd, and charged them under Sections 379/411 IPC. Complainant told the police that he parked his Hero Deluxe motorcycle (PB-10EQ-1942) in front of Shiv Traders in Focal Point on Wednesday from where it was stolen. The duo was suspected to be behind the theft, he added. TNS

Thieves strike at govt school

Ludhiana: Thieves broke into building of Government High School, Beermi, on the intervening night of April 28 and 29 and took away computer batteries, DVR, hard discs, inverter and headphones after breaking open locks of classrooms. On a complaint lodged by the schoolteacher, Inderjit Singh, a resident of Y-block, Maharishi Valmiki Nagar, the police have registered a case under Sections 457/380 IPC in this regard. TNS

Three held with 25-gm heroin

Ludhiana: The police have arrested three persons, identified as Jagdeep Singh, Gurdeep Singh, both residents of Gul Gehna village, and Sukhjinder Singh, a resident of Balaji Nagri, Partap Singhwala, from Noorpur Bet Road in Malakpur village with 25 gm of heroin. The police said the suspects were drug addicts and also involved in drug trafficking. All three have been booked under Sections 21/61/85 NDPS Act. TNS

Man held with 200-gm marijuana

Ludhiana: The police arrested Ravinder Gupta of Satguru Nagar, near Pippal Chowk Fish Market, on Thursday while he was coming on foot from Bapu Market side carrying a plastic bag. The suspect was stopped for checking and during search 200 gm of hashish (marijuana) was recovered from him. A case under Sections 20/61/85 IPC has been registered against the suspect. TNS

Two arrested for gambling

Ludhiana: The police have arrested Amandeep Singh, a resident of Baunkar Dogran village, and Goldy, a resident of Ladhowal, while one of their accomplices Suraj, a resident of Arya Mohalla, has been booked under Sections 420, IPC, and 13A/3/67 Gambling Act. The suspects were looting gullible persons in the name of betting. The police recovered Rs2,200, three strikers and some papers from the suspects. TNS

Two liquor smugglers held

Ludhiana: The police have arrested Amandeep Singh, a resident of Basti Abdullapur, near Partap Chowk with 11 bottles of Royal Stag whisky. Another person identified as Kirpal Singh, a resident of Jassian village, was arrested near Taresm Hospital on Jassian Road with two cases (12 bottles each) of Rajdhani whisky and two cases of 555 whisky. Both the suspects have been booked under Sections 61/1/14 Excise Act. TNS

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