Ram Avtar Batra, owner of Indian and Imported Liquor House, was sitting inside his vend in Sector 9 Tuesday evening when two masked men arrived and fired half a dozen bullets on the vend in full public view and easily escaped.
Almost one lakh people had registered their names for going to their native states including UP, Bihar, Uttarakhand, Himachal, West Bengal, UT Leh, Kashmir etc, and as many 23,409 people have been sent to their native states so far.
The scam was unearthed in January 2018 and an FIR with the Chandigarh police was registered in May 2018 by at least nine people from Chandigarh and Mohali. The complainants had alleged that they invested money in bitcoins, but did not receive any profit.
The department officials said, they will urge the villagers to assist them in the search of poachers and make announcements that laying traps (kuduki in local dialect) is criminal offence under the Wildlife Protection Act, 1972.
Bapu Dham Colony is constructed in three phases besides a particular block, which has triple story houses. As per information, majority of the Covid-19 positive cases were reported from Phase-1 and Phase-3.
"We had been sitting idle during the entire lockdown. Later, factory owners handed us the partial monthly salary. He told us that whenever production will start, he will call us. There was no one to assist us with how to reach our villages. Then we started marching," said Sachin.