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The ruling Congress got a major reprieve Saturday with the Kalka court granting bail to Hardeep Singh Bawa,chairman of HP construction Workers welfare Board.

Written by Express News Service | Updated: April 16, 2014 4:15 pm

Bawa gets bail,reprieve for Congress govt in HP

Shimla: The ruling Congress got a major reprieve Saturday with the Kalka court granting bail to Hardeep Singh Bawa,chairman of HP construction Workers welfare Board. Bawa was arrested by Haryana Police recently in connection with a FIR registered against him in 2003 under various sections of the IPC and Indian Arms Act.

The Opposition BJP had been creating a ruckus in the state assembly demanding his removal from the post. Bawa was lodged at Central Jail Ambala,where Congress MLA Ram Kumar Chaudhary is already in judicial custody facing murder charges.

Two arrested for pushing boy in well

Jalandhar: Jalandhar Rural police Saturday arrested the main accused and his mother in connection to a nine-year-old boy who was rescued from a dry well on Friday after he was pushed in by the accused. Arjun and his mother Phoolan admitted to the crime and revealed that they wanted to blackmail the boy’s family and pressurise the boy’s minor sister to marry Arjun.

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