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Poor lighting,stinking washrooms,absence of police officials ail the “new” night food street.

Written by Express News Service | Published:April 13, 2013 2:30 am

HC asks UT to act on ‘ailing’ night food street

CHANDIGARH: Poor lighting,stinking washrooms,absence of police officials ail the “new” night food street. Producing photographs,amicus curiae,senior advocate Atul Lakhanpal demonstrated the dilapdiated condition of the night food street,on Friday. Taking note,a division bench comprising Justices Surya Kant and Ajay Tewari asked UT Administration to take necessary steps. Meanwhile,counsel for Chandigarh Administration informed the court that two kiosks,one of north Indian food and one serving Chinese food will be started soon. The case has been adjourned for two weeks for further hearing.

Mayor inaugurates new park in Sec 44

CHANDIGARH: Mayor Subhash Chawla Friday inaugurated the newly-developed Daughters’ Dream Park in Sector 44. Messages to save the girl child were pasted on plaques in the park,spread over 1.5 acres. The park was developed at a cost of Rs 26 lakh.

NCP writes to Union Shinde over DSPs

CHANDIGARH: The Nationalist Congress Party (NCP) Friday wrote to Union Minister for Home Affairs Sushil Kumar Shinde requesting him to stop appointment of Deputy Superintendents of Police (DSPs) from other states. The letter states that “there is less crime in Chandigarh. The DSPs from other stations will not be able to lower the crime rate as they are not familiar with the city. The moment they are able to understand the city,they are repatriated”. The have also urged that city inspectors be promoted to post of DSPs as they can curb crime.

EOW registers fraud case against resident

CHANDIGARH: The Economic Offenses Wing (EOW) Friday registered a case over the complaint of J P Yadav from Sector 9,who alleged that Ram Kumar Garg,a resident of Sector 33,had taken a loan of Rs 8.5 crore in cash from the Corporate Office by allegedly producing fake documents. Garg has been booked for cheating.

UT police arrests man,recovers 4 motorcycles

CHANDIGARH: UT police has arrested Gurpreet Singh,30,a resident of Kharar,and claims to have recovered four motorcycles which were reported stolen. The accused was arrested at a naka near ISBT,Sector 17,on April 9 at 5 pm. The accused,during interrogation,revealed that he had stolen the motorcycles from Kumbra village,Mohali. The accused has been remanded in judicial custody.

400 cops patrol city in new campaign

PANCHKULA: As part of its safe street campaign,over 400 police personnel carried out patrolling in the city. The patrolling was supervisied by Commissioner (Panchkula-Ambala range) Rajbir Deswal and was attended by a large number of women cops. The patrolling,which was carried out in Indra colony,Rajiv colony,Sector 20,Sector 14,Sector 11,Sector 9 and Sector 10,concluded at Majri chowk,police said.

Man held with 350 grams of charas

PANCHKULA: A man was arrested Friday by Criminal Investigation Agency in a raid after a sceret tip-off. Around 350 grams of charas,worth Rs 25,000, were also “We have taken the accused into four-day police custody to find out the involvement of the accused in smuggling of contraband and role of other people,” said an officer.

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