Debt-ridden farmer ends life, panchayat seeks monetary support
Muktsar: A 55-year-old farmer below debt allegedly died by suicide at his residence at Gurusar village. Sukhmandar Singh had been below stress over low yield this 12 months. His son Jaswant Singh, who’s bodily challenged, claimed his father consumed some toxic substance on Might 10 and was admitted to a hospital in Bathinda, the place he died on Friday. The panchayat has sought assist for the household. TNS
Man dies of drug overdose in Dhuri; FIR registered
Sangrur: After delay of a day, the Dhuri police have registered a case of loss of life as a result of drug overdose and arrested a suspect. As per the case, one Gagandeep Singh claimed Arvinder Singh gave a drug to his brother Nirmal Singh, who died as a result of overdose. TNS
380kg poppy husk seized in 2 separate incidents; 7 held
Abohar: The police seized 300 kg of poppy husk that was smuggled in a canter from Jodhpur on the market in Punjab. Driver Sikander Khan was arrested. In one other case, six peddlers had been held close to Abohar and 80 kg of poppy husk was seized from them.