The victim said that he had asked the auto-rickshaw driver to drop him near Dhandari Chowk, but the accused went towards Jaspal Bhangar in Ludhiana. After this the accused took her to a secluded place where he along with his accomplice attacked her and robbed her.
Police on Saturday arrested an auto-rickshaw driver and his accomplice for robbing a passenger and recovered cash and a screwdriver from them with which they used to attack the victim. The police have also confiscated the auto rickshaw.
The arrested accused have been identified as Vishal, a resident of Harkishan Nagar in New Shimlapuri, Sunny Kumar, a resident of Gurunanak Nagar, Daba. His accomplice has been identified as Sandeep Kumar alias Soni, a resident of Basant Nagar in New Shimlapuri, whose arrest is yet to come.
Inspector Amandeep Singh, SHO of Sahnewal police station said, “The incident took place on the night of July 22 on Jaspal Bhangar Road when the victim Tejpal Singh, a resident of Ishwar Colony, boarded an auto rickshaw from the railway station to reach his home.”
Tejpal said that he had asked the auto-rickshaw driver to drop him near Dhandari Chowk, but accused Jaspal went towards Bhangar.
Tejpal said that the accused stopped the vehicle at a secluded place, where he along with his accomplice attacked it and then snatched the cash and documents kept in his bag.
The inspector said that after investigating the matter, the police traced the two accused and arrested them.
Har Ghar Tiranga: Private schools plan grand celebrations in UP capital
UPSA President Anil Agarwal said that the Unaided Private Schools Association, Uttar Pradesh, will lead the “Har Ghar Tiranga” initiative as part of the creation of “Azadi Ki Amrit Mahotsav” (75 years of India’s independence). Schools will encourage students to hoist the tricolor at their homes. The school’s managing director Anil Agarwal said, “St Joseph’s Group of Institutions has decided to distribute 25,000 paper flags to its over 12,000 students.”
3 Jharkhand Congress MLAs from Bengal arrested in cash seizure
Three Congress MLAs from Jharkhand were taken into custody in West Bengal on Saturday after huge cash was recovered from the vehicle they were traveling in, police said. The vehicle (JH 09AQ 0016) was carrying the name plate of Irfan Ansari, Congress MLA from Jamtara in Jharkhand, which was intercepted at Panchala in Howrah district, about 30 km west of Kolkata.
Ludhiana | Audience returns to theater hall with renewed vigor: Rajit Kapoor
A National Award-winning actor, Kapoor first rose to fame with his performance in the 80s Doordarshan program Byomkesh Bakshi, in which he played a detective. Kapoor plays Balwinder Sidhu aka Bubbles, a middle-aged finance executive and Shernaz Patel plays his Parsi wife Behrooz. Kapoor also addressed a press conference along with other cast members including Patel, Mira Khurana, Kajli Sharma and Prince Kanwal before the performance.
Public should be made aware about legal framework to check human trafficking: Minister
Asim Arun, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Social Welfare Department, said that there is a lack of adequate knowledge among the public about the issue of human trafficking and they should be made aware of the legal framework to prevent such malpractices. “There is a lack of ideological literacy among the public regarding human trafficking. We all should be aware of the legal framework and how it works to prevent such cases,” he said.
Ludhiana | Thieves targeted 3 shops 50K, Cigarettes
A gang of thieves targeted a money transfer service shop, a grocery shop and a bakery in New Kundanpuri area and fled with ₹50,000 more expensive cigarettes in the early hours of Saturday. The accused have been caught in the CCTV cameras installed in the area. Thieves targeted a bakery before robbing a grocery store. Sourav, owner of the money transfer service shop, said that the thieves stole Rs 50,000 from his shop.