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A woman has accused her husband of allegedly stealing a cheque of Rs 75,000 and gold jewellery from their residence.

Written by Express News Service | Chandigarh | Published:October 18, 2013 3:58 am

Man booked for theft of wife’s jewellery,cheque

A resident of Sector 18 has accused her husband of allegedly stealing a cheque of Rs 75,000 and gold jewellery from their residence. Police said the couple have been undergoing matrimonial dispute for long. However,police have not made any arrest yet as it is currently in the process of verifying the complaint. Police said,about a week ago,Laxmi had stepped out of the house for some work while her husband Aswani Sharma was present at their residence. When Laxmi returned,she found that a cheque of Rs 75,000 signed by her along with her gold chain and gold earrings were missing. Sharma,too,was not there. The couple have been married for the past 24 years. The accused has been booked for theft under Section 379 of the IPC.

Congress taking credit for my work: Jahan

BSP councillor and candidate for Lok Sabha elections Jannat Jahan on Thursday alleged that the Congress was trying to take credit for the work that she had got done in her ward. She said that it was due to her efforts that a bridge was being constructed between Ramdarbar and Faidan. However,Congress leaders were claiming that they had done it. She further alleged that prior to this,Congress tried taking credit for approval to provision of basic amenities to the city even though it was due to her that the work was approved.

PGI faculty bids farewell to 3 profs

PGI faculty bid farewell to three professors of the Institute on their superannuation. The faculty from various departments gave a warm send off to Prof Kusum Joshi,Sub-Dean PGI and HoD of Histopathology; Prof AJ Kanwar,HoD of Dermatology and Prof ML Dubey,HoD of Parasitology in a function at Lecture Theatre on Thursday. Prof Yogesh Chawla,director PGI presided over the function and Prof AK Utreja,member,faculty farewell committee and HoD of Oral Health Sciences organised it.

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