Tarn Taran

Punjab Police ASI Tarlochan Singh posted at the Harike police station lost his service revolver when he was on duty four days ago. A case has been registered against Tarlochan Singh. Investigating Officer Hardial Singh said Tarlochan Singh was on duty with the Rapid Rural Police Resource System at Nathupur when he lost service revolver. The IO said it was yet to be verified that how he lost his revolver. His services have been put under suspension.

Dera head found dead

Karam Shah (70), head of the Dera Peer Baba Akbar Shah, Gohalwar, 10 km from here, was found murdered on the dera premises here on Friday. The cash from the donor box was also found missing. Karam Shah belonged to Hamiri Khera village (Jalandhar), but was serving at the dera site for the last 45 years. The police have registered a case under Section 302 of the IPC. Inspector Devinder Singh Bajwa said it appeared to be a handy work of addicts in the area.

Girl held for impersonation

Amanpreet Kaur (19) of the local Kajikot road has been booked under Sections 419, 420 and 120-B of the IPC for appearing in the ITI exam in place of another candidate Sumardeep kaur of Baba Bakala village at ITI exam centre Kadgill on Thursday by pasting her photo on the roll number slip.Anandpur Sahib
Body found
The body of unidentified person in his 30s was found hanging from a tree near Lamlehri village here on Friday. Prima facie, the police termed it a case of suicide. The body has been kept at the Bhai Jaita Ji Civil Hospital for identification.Fatehgarh Sahib
State tops in school infra
Punjab tops the country in providing infrastructure in schools and is third in the country in sports. “By the end of 2017, there will be no primary school in the state without teacher and proper infrastructure as 4,500 vacant posts of primary teachers have been filled,” said Minister Education Daljit Singh Cheema while addressing a function here on Friday.

Millers seek bills’ clearance

Rice millers are irked over non-clearance of paddy milling bills by various state government agencies, though they have delivered rice to these agencies.