Tarn Taran: employees of a financial company robbed : The Tribune India


Tribune press service

Tarn Taran: Two officials of a private finance company based in Chheharta were robbed of Rs 2.32 lakh near the village of Rajatal at gunpoint on Monday by two car robbers. Sarai Amanat Khan Police filed new charges on Tuesday. Lovepreet Singh Lov, director of the company, along with his assistant Kuldeep Singh were in the area to collect the monthly installment of the loan given to the women to start their own business by the company. The officials, after collecting the remittances from the clients of Kacha Pakka, Cheema Kalan and Naushehra Dhala, proceeded towards the village of Rajatal. Two armed robbers in an i-20 stopped them on the way at gunpoint and stole cash worth Rs 2.32 lakh, a tablet, four chargers and other important documents from the company. ASI Dilbag Singh said a case under Sections 379-B and 34 of the IPC and Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act had been registered. Police said the thieves were at large. CO

An arrested with intoxicants

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Roadways said to submit an answer

Amritsar: Cabinet Minister Harbhajan Singh ETO asked Jandiala Guru Bus Station Manager and Managing Director, Punjab Roadways to submit a response to him explaining why two buses did not stop at the bus station when he visited the bus station this Morning. After issuing a warning to the Punjab road officials to ensure that all buses passing through Jandiala Guru should stop at the bus stand, he carried out a surprise inspection at the bus stand. He said he was forced to go to the bus stop as complaints were still pouring in that buses only stopped at a nearby bridge, leaving passengers waiting at the bus stop in the ’embarrassment. On occasion, he interacted with passengers and assured them that he would take care of their facilities and also continue to check the bus stop in the future. TNS

CKD chief poll: two left in melee

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