COTPA violations: 12 challaned in Amritsar

COTPA violations: 12 challaned in Amritsar

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Amritsar: A Well being Division crew issued challans to 12 cigarette venders for violation of the provisions of Cigarette and Different Tobacco Merchandise Act (COTPA) throughout a checking within the metropolis on Tuesday. Nodal officer for Tobacco Management Programme Dr Karan Mehra stated venders on the bus stand, Ram Talai, Maqboolpura, Taran Wala Pul, New Amritsar and Golden Gate had been checked by a crew led by district mass media officer Amardeep Singh. He stated packs of substandard and imported cigarettes had been additionally destroyed by the crew. TNS

Youth dies of drug overdose

Amritsar: Rampant drug abuse has claimed the lifetime of one other youth within the metropolis. This time in Dedadpur village falling below the Beas police station right here. The sufferer has been recognized as Sukhwinder Singh. He died of drug overdose within the village on Monday. Following a criticism by the sufferer’s mom Kulwinder Kaur, the police have booked two youths — Rimpi and Jashandeep Singh — of the identical village on expenses of culpable murder not amounting to homicide. Kulwinder Kaur alleged that the duo, who lived within the neighbourhood, pushed her son into medication. She advised the police that the 2 took her son on bike on Sunday night. She stated when her son didn’t return, the household began trying to find him. Later, his physique was discovered close to a drain in Baba Bakala. She alleged the accused gave him drug overdose, which led to his loss of life. Balkar Singh, SHO, Beas police station, stated raids had been being carried out to nab Rimpi and Jashandeep. On the assertion of Kulwinder Kaur, a case below Part 304 of the IPC was registered in opposition to them. TNS

One held with 20-gm heroin

Tarn Taran: Jhabal police arrested one individual with 20 gram of heroin from the outskirts of Jhabal village on Monday. Sub-Inspector Kewal Singh stated the accused has been recognized as Gurdev Singh of Maddar village. A case below Sections 21, 61 and 85 of the NDPS Act has been registered in opposition to the accused. OC

2 arrested with stolen bikes

Tarn Taran: Khemkaran police on Monday arrested two residents of the border township with two stolen bikes from outskirts of the city. ASI Ashok Kumar who arrested the accused stated each the accused had been recognized as Sarwan Singh Gogo and Heera Singh. The accused advised the ASI that they had been seeking clients to promote the stolen bikes. A case below Sections 379 and 411 of the IPC had been registered in opposition to the accused, stated the ASI.

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