Chandigarh: Man arrested for helping criminals secure bail with bogus bail bonds
Chandigarh Police Criminal Branch arrested a man who used to prepare fake documents and property papers to make false bails of defendants in different district courts in Punjab and Chandigarh to help them get a caution. According to police, Kuldeep Singh from Bukkan Patti village in Moga district, Punjab alleged that someone after impersonating him became the surety for accused Oscard Fredrique Mtiti, who was arrested in a Narcotics and Psychotropic Substances Act (NDPS) case at the Sector 17 Police Station in 2019. It was found that Singh had never appeared in court nor did his picture appear on sureties. A fake Aadhaar number had also been given to Singh which did not match his real Aadhar number. According to the police, one of the Harjit Singh gang members from Moga has been arrested. He was remanded for two days and helped police identify two other defendants from Moga.
UP man arrested in extortion case
One person was arrested by Panchkula police in an extortion case. The accused has been identified as Mohd Kaamil from Bijnore, Uttar Pradesh who currently lives in Dhanas, Chandigarh. Complainant Rachit Malhotra told police that he ran a salon in Panchkula. On August 30, a girl came for a job interview. However, she was not selected. She tried again on September 2, but she was not selected again. Following this, she started crying as soon as she arrived at the reception. She then lodged a complaint with the women’s unit. The next day, the accused called the owner of the salon to settle the matter. Kaamil would have sought ₹1.25 lakh for settling the case and threatening to register a fake complaint. The owner went to the police station, sector 5, as a result of which a case was registered.
Couple arrested with heroin in Zirakpur
: Zirakpur Police arrested a couple on Monday for heroin smuggling in Zirakpur and recovered 125 grams of heroin from their possession. The couple have been identified as Manas Nagpal, a resident of Abohar, and Seema Devi, a resident of Jammu currently residing on the VIP road in Zirakpur. According to the police, they got information that a person is involved in selling heroin in Zirakpur and today also he is coming to sell narcotics. The police set a trap and they saw a couple on a motorbike. The couple were arrested and after checking, the police recovered 125 grams of heroin from their possession. They were arrested under sections 21-29-61-85 of the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (NDPS) Act at Zirakpur Police Station. The couple will appear in court on Tuesday.
Mohali ride disaster: Giant wheel crashed after hydraulic wire broke, police say
A day after the ride crashed, it appeared that the ride’s hydraulic cable broke, leading to the crash. There were 35 people on board when the incident occurred. After the incident, the fair was declared closed on Monday. DSP Harsimran Singh Bal said during the initial investigation it appeared the ride crashed after the hydraulic cable broke.
Mohali joyride disaster: manager, reserved staff; DC Shapes Probe Panel
A day after 10 people were injured after a car ride (drop tower) crashed at a Mohali Phase 8 fair, police booked the manager, employees and bouncers in under various sections of the Indian Penal Code. However, the police did not detain the organizer of the fair, Sunny Singh. All the injured admitted to the two civilian hospitals of phase 6 and Fortis have been discharged.
Under new benchmark, Delhi sees 4.6mm drop in annual rainfall
Met officials say the new LPA came into effect from June and Delhi’s normal annual rainfall under the revised LPA now stands at 774.4mm, down from 779mm previously. These figures relate to all the rainfall that Delhi receives at the Safdarjung Observatory, which is considered to be representative of the weather in Delhi, both in terms of temperature and rainfall.
40-year-old man killed for a plate of momos in Delhi
A 40-year-old man murdered an 18-year-old boy who lives in the same area of Mohan Garden in West Delhi on Saturday night after a brief scuffle that started after a plate of momos the latter was eating was fell when the first brushed past it near a local kiosk, police said on Sunday. His sick parents live in their native village. Jitender worked as a local building contractor.