6 members of three-wheeler gang arrested
Police on Sunday arrested six members of a three-wheeler gang who used to loot their passengers. Those arrested are Mohammad Israhil,Mohammad Shah Alam,Mohammad Irshad,Vijay Kumar,(all residents of Star Colony,Manakwal),Jasvir Singh alias Kala of Barewal Awana village and Mohammad Aslam of Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar. As per police,the accused are from Bihar and took three-wheelers on rent. They were arrested from Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar and their involvement in 50 such cases has been confirmed. ACP (Crime) Gurbans Singh Bains said the accused used to take passengers to isolated places at night and then loot their money,luggage and other stuff.
LIC honours old agents,employees
To celebrate its 57th year,the Life Insurance Corporation (LIC) is celebrating an insurance week. In this connection,the Ludhiana branch of LIC on Monday honoured the old agents and employees. Apart from this,a quiz contest would be organised at BCM School,Dugri branch,on Tuesday. An essay-writing competition,medical check-up camp and tree plantation would be organised in the coming week,said senior DM Rajinder Kumar.
He added that a single window system would be created for a week to redress to the problems of the policy holders for a week.
Pick-up van hits bike,three killed
Three persons on a motorcycle lost their lives after being hit by a pick-up van in Dhandhari late Sunday night.
The deceased have been identified as Dharminder Yadav,Om Parkash and Sham Narayan Yadav. They were returning home from the factory where they worked. As per the Focal Point police,the accused driver of the pick-up van surrendered on Monday.