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Hoshiarpur woman murder: Charges to be framed on July 25

Written by Express News Service | Published: July 23, 2013 3:31 am

PANCHKULA: District and Sessions Judge,Ravi Kumar Sondhi,on Monday listed the murder case of a Hoshiarpur girl involving Doon MLA,Ram Kumar Chaudhary,on July 25 for framing of charges. On the same day,the arguments on the revision petition filed by the MLA against the orders of the lower court denying him bail will also be held.

Three arrested for killing man

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police on Monday arrested a man for conspiring in the murder of a Hallomajra resident. In the wee hours of the morning,Sonu,one of three accused in the murder of Vinod,was arrested. On Sunday,the police had booked three persons for allegedly murdering Vinod with a knife. It had arrested Raj Kumar and his wife Archana,while Raj Kumar’s cousin Sonu was on the run.

Man fires gun by accident,roommate hurt

Chandigarh: Chandigarh Police arrested a security guard working at the Punjab and Haryana High Court,after he allegedly fired at his roommate – a constable posted at Indian Reserve Battalion,by accident. According to the police,the accused Jitender Kumar was loading his weapon – a 0.38 revolver,when his room mate,Krishan Kumar was sleeping. While Jitender was loading the weapon,he accidentally clicked on the trigger and a fire was shot on Krishan’s back. A case has been registered against the accused under Section 336 and 337 of the Indian Penal Code and Section 27,45 and 59 of the Arms Act at Mani Majra police station.

Residents pelt police with stones,booked

PANCHKULA: Police fired gunshots in the air after some residents of Raipurani resisted its bid to arrest a robber and pelted stones on the police party. The arrests were finally made late Sunday evening. More than 50 people were booked for attacking the police party of 10-12 personnel even as residents alleged that police assaulted some of them and also picked up a local boy without informing the family about the reason for his arrest.

Woman dies after being hit by truck

CHANDIGARH: A woman from Ambala died after she,along with her husband,was hit by a truck on Sunday night. While the woman was pronounced dead upon arrival at General Medical College and Hospital,Sector 32,her husband sustained injuries and is in a critical stage. The driver of the truck was arrested on the spot after a PCR call was made by the public present at the site of crime. The accused,however,was later granted bail.

Programme organised for I-T officers

CHANDIGARH: The Direct Taxes Regional Training Institute (DTRTI) on Monday organised a mentorship programme for the newly promoted income tax officer (ITOs) assistant commissioner (ACITs) at Sector 34 in Chandigarh. Over 44 officials including the ITOs took part in the programme and the IT officials advised them to use their powers judicously while investigating cases of tax default.

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