Ludhiana: The Basti Jodhewal police have nabbed a computer centre owner on the charge of violating the Covid-19 norms. He has been identified as Prince Mehra, a resident of Bhamian Kalan. The police said he owned Ideal Computer Centre on Kakowal Road where he was taking classes of students and no Covid-19 guidelines were being followed there. A case under the Epidemic Diseases Act, Disaster Management Act and under other sections of the Indian Penal Code has been registered against the computer centre owner. TNS
Girl abducted, youth booked
Ludhiana: The PAU police have registered a case of kidnapping against Baljit Singh of Hambran Road. The complainant told the police that on July 9, his daughter went missing from home. He came to know that the suspect had kidnapped her daughter on the pretext of marrying her. TNS
Peddler held with liquor
Ludhiana: The anti-snuggling cell has nabbed a peddler and recovered three cases of illicit liquor from him. He has been identified Sahil Kumar, a resident of Nanak Nagar. The police said during routine patrolling near the Dugri lights point, a car, driven by Sahil, was stopped for checking. The police recovered the liquor from the car. He was on the way to supply the liquor to his clients. TNS
Two held with illegal weapons
Ludhiana: The city police nabbed two persons and recovered illegal weapons from their possession in different cases. The arrests were made by the CIA wing of the Commissionerate. The suspects have been identified as Raj Kumar of Jawahar Nagar and Ajay Kumar of Jawahar Nagar. Investigating officer ASI Malkit Singh said during a routine patrolling near ESI Hospital, Raj Kumar was signalled to stop for checking. A .32 bore illegal pistol, one live cartridge were recovered from him. In another case, ASI Jagdish Rai said during a naka near Midda Chowk, a police party stopped a person, identified as Ajay Kumar, for checking on suspicion. During the search, a .32 bore pistol, one live cartridge were recovered from him. TNS
Fish Farmers’ day observed
Ludhiana: The College of Fisheries, GADVASU, celebrated the National Fish Farmers’ Day through an online tribute to fish farmers. On the occasion, Dr Harish Kumar Verma, Director, Extension Education (GADVASU); Dr RS Chauhan, Dean College of Fisheries, GB Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttrakhand, and Dr RA Pawar, professor, College of Fisheries, Ratnagiri, Maharashtra, apprised farmers of innovative ideas for sustainable development of aquaculture. TNS
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