Kuldeep was arrest from near Radha Soami light point on Airport Road. He was booked in two cases of drug peddling in Mohali and had been driving a taxi for past five months. According to the STF, he would source drugs from Delhi and sell them in Mohali and Chandigarh.
The engineer claimed that he called Snapdeal’s helpline and informed the company representatives. On March 13, two representatives of the courier firm took the packet from him for investigation and concluded that the courier boy was not at fault as the package was sealed at the time of delivery.
Agitated over the continuous movement of trucks carrying “illegally” extracted sand and gravel from the farmlands located at their villages, the local residents in Kharar Tehsil’s Dulwan Khadri and Khizarabad villages had stopped and seized over a dozen such vehicles Friday night.
The residents of the area carried out a protest against the Municipal Council’s inaction to catch the stray cattle. The residents alleged that despite they raised the issue time and again, the MC did not take any action.
As many as 18 fire tenders from Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula, were pressed into service to control the fire, which was settled after three hours. A series of explosions took place after the fire engulfed some tankers loaded with chemicals.
Makhan Singh, whose sister-in-law, Surinder Kaur, is the sarpanch now, tells Chandigarh Newsline that drinking water pipeline has been laid and there is an improvement. However, roads and electricity are still an issue in the village.