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Ludhiana: After body exhumed from graveyard, man booked for beating wife to death

S-I Sukhdev Raj said the victim had been living with her parents in Naharpur village in Bihar for the past seven years after Shiraj married for a second time. Her eldest son Babu (17) brought her to Ludhiana on August 25, he said.

Ludhiana: Booked in drug peddling case, inmate found hanging at Central Jail

A judicial probe was marked in the case and an autopsy was performed in the presence of the executive magistrate. His wife alleged that whenever he would visit him in jail, he would always curse police for spoiling his life and defaming him with a false drug case.

Ludhiana: 6-year-old kidnapped, raped; undergoes 2 surgeries due to brutal injuries

Police said that the accused allegedly kidnapped the child from her home when she was sleeping with her parents at around 1 am in the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. According to the police, he then took her to the bushes in an isolated area nearby and raped her.

Property dealer killed in midnight birthday bash brawl at Ludhiana mall

The incident took place at Castle’s Barbeque, a restaurant-cum-bar in Ludhiana’s Pavilion Mall Friday midnight.

Chhapar Mela political conferences: ‘Congress’s reverse countdown has begun’

Bypolls to Jalalabad, Dakha, Mukerian and Phagwara assembly constituencies are due in Punjab.

Stray cattle menace: Mansa bandh stretches into indefinite dharna

As Mansa deputy commissioner did not come to redress their issues, the protesters extended the protest as an indefinite dharna along with chain hunger strike that will continue Saturday at Mansa market.

Ludhiana: Dharamvir Gandhi demands legalization of poppy cultivation

On Friday, Gandhi said that unlike heroin and smack, which are leading to deaths of youths, poppy husk or opium were not deadly and it was time that Punjab government should allow farmers to cultivate and sell this crop.

In Ferozepur Deputy Commissioner’s hotseat today: Specially-abled 15-yr-old girl from Ferozepur

As for Anmol, the only thing on her mind is Friday’s visit to the DC office. “I will do whatever DC sir tells me. It will be a great experience for me,” says the Class 11 student, who also dabbles in content writing and graphic design.

Punjab Civil Service officers go on strike, condemn attacks on colleagues

Last week, Atam Nagar MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains had allegedly misbehaved with Gurdaspur Deputy Commissioner Vipul Ujjwal. Bains was booked later.

Punjab: Rape accused dies in police custody; kin allege torture

Gurwinder was booked in December 2018 for allegedly kidnapping a 17-year-old girl. Later, the rape charge was added after the girl’s medical examination.

Punjab: Driver held for ‘sexual assault’ of minor, protesters wreck school

An FIR was registered at Haibowal police station on Wednesday against 100-150 protesters for allegedly damaging school property, misbehaving with the principal and holding her hostage for 7-8 hours.