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A neelgai calf,which was being attacked by wild dogs,was rescued on Friday by one Boota Singh from Kalsian village near Raikot.

Written by Express News Service | Published:October 5, 2013 12:57 am

Neelgai calf rescued,sent to Sangrur

LUDHIANA: A neelgai calf,which was being attacked by wild dogs,was rescued on Friday by one Boota Singh from Kalsian village near Raikot. Dr Sandeep Jain,the co-opted member of the Animal Welfare Board of India,said,“We got information from Lohat Baddi veterinary hospital that a calf has been found and then we informed chief wildlife warden to depute a team for its rehabilitation.” Later,Narinder Singh,a forest guard from Ludhiana forest office,went there and handed over the calf to Sangrur forest range officials and they released the calf into dense jungles of Ludhiana-Sangrur border. “Those jungles have herds of neelgai in good numbers and the calf will mix with them easily,” said Dr Jain.

House owner booked for death of labourer

LUDHIANA: The division number 5 police on Friday registered a case against Mandeep Singh,a resident of Gurdev Nagar,for the death of a labourer on Friday. The labourers sat on dharna in front of the police station on Thursday demanding action against Singh who,they alleged,did not provide the safety material and equipment required for construction in his home due to which Liwar,the victim,died.

Gun house owner booked

LUDHIANA: The owner of a gun house,Ravinder Singh alias Deepu of Fauji Gun House,was booked for committing fraud with a woman by changing her foreign-made revolver with a country-made revolver.

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