Parteek Singh Mahal is a multimedia correspondent based at Faridkot in Punjab. He covers medical education, politics and Punjab police.
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Behbal Kalan firing: SIT seeks more time to submit status report on allegations against ex-SIT member
Mahinder Singh, father of deceased Krishan Bhagwan Singh, who was killed in the police firing at Behbal Kalan on October 14, 2015, had filed an application in the court for recalling the order with regard to tender of pardon to prime accused inspector Pardeep Singh.
Almost four months after the Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala’s murder case was committed to the Mansa district and sessions court, the hearing of arguments on framing of charges against 25 accused started in a trial court on Thursday
This has caused a delay in starting the process of committing the chargesheet to the district and sessions court, where trial in the murder case is going on.
Faridkot special judge Rajiv Kalra ordered that charges be framed against Dhillon, Gursewak Singh and Rajwinder Singh under sections 13(1) (b), 13(2) of the Prevention of Corruption Act and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC). The court adjourned the matter to December 8 to start arguments on prosecution evidence.
The court of additional chief judicial magistrate Monika Lamba convicted Narinder Purewal of Jalandhar, Parampal Singh of Golewala in Faridkot, Gagandeep Singh of Amritsar and Parveen Kaur alias Manpreet Kaur Dhaliwal of Moga under section 420 (cheating) and 120-B (criminal conspiracy) of IPC.
Allowing the bail, Justice Mahabir Singh Sindhu observed that the counsel for the accused had contended that he had been in custody since December 2022
The trial against Sukhbir, Saini and five other accused will start in the Faridkot district and sessions court from November 21 in Kotkapura case
Days after two bike-borne assailants shot dead the president of the Mall Road Shopkeepers’ Association in Bathinda, the police on Monday rounded up two suspects in connection with the murder
Plot allotment case: Court issues arrest warrants against PCS officer, former Bathinda Development Authority superintendent
Former Punjab finance minister Manpreet Badal is one of the six accused booked by the vigilance bureau in the case.
After five rounds of counselling, 73 of the total 126 non-clinical branches MD seats, seven MDS and two PG diploma seats were declared vacant. The highest number of non-clinical seats remained vacant for anatomy (15), followed by physiology (11), pharmacology (10), microbiology (10), biochemistry (9) and social medicine (7)
The president of the committee, Nardev Singh, and member Gurpreet Singh were later arrested. Following the preliminary interrogation of the accused, the body of the deceased was recovered from Lasara drain
Moga senior superintendent of police (SP) J Elenchezhian said a clash took place between two rival groups in Khosa Kotla village
The delay in presenting the accused in court has caused a delay in starting the process of committing the chargesheet to the district and sessions court, where trial in the murder case is ongoing
The move comes two days after the Faridkot court asked the SIT probing 2015 Behbal Kalan firing case to consider the affidavit of the witnesses for a ‘fair’ probe while disposing of an application filed by the witnesses
The court also disposed of application of 7 witnesses and asked the SIT to consider their affidavit for a ‘fair’ probe
Behbal Kalan police firing anniversary: No faith in system to deliver justice, say victims’ families
The family members of Gurjeet stayed away from the event. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and former inspector general of police (IGP) Kunwar Vijay Pratap Singh, who was a member of the previous special investigation team (SIT) which probed the 2015 police firing cases, visited Gurjeet’s house
The Punjab police special investigation team (SIT) probing the Kotkapura firing incident have filed three chargesheets in the court, including two supplementary challans, this year, while the reconstituted SIT probing Behbal Kalan has not made any headway even after two years
During interrogation, gangster Sachin Bishnoi tells police Harjinder Singh, who now stays in Dubai, arranged fake passport for him to flee country days before Punjabi singer’s murder
The departmental inquiry was ordered against police inspectors Prem Nath, Jagseer Singh and Jasveer Singh, sub-inspectors Jaswant Singh, Baljeet Singh, Harbhajan Singh, Joginder Kaur, Vakeel Singh and Pal Singh and assistant sub-inspector Gurmeet Ram
Two months after gangster was extradited to India from Baku in Azerbaijan, police had brought Sachin on transit remand from Delhi to Mansa on September 29
On May 29 last year, six shooters shot dead Moose Wala when he along with his cousin and friend, was driving in a jeep to Jawaharke village in Mansa, 10 km away from the singer’s native village Moosa
Baba Farid University of Health Sciences (BFUHS), Faridkot, has decided to hold additional round of counselling for admission to BDS course after 20% of seats remained vacant in Punjab dental colleges
Sachin, who is gangster Lawrence Bishnoi’s nephew, was extradited from Azerbaijan on August 1. He was in Delhi Police’s special cell custody and was brought to Mansa for questioning on Thursday night.
The movement of several trains was affected and according to railway officials, several trains were either cancelled or short-terminated because of the farmers’ agitation.
On October 14, 2015, two Sikh protesters— Gurjeet Singh of Sarawan village and Krishan Bhagwan Singh of Niamiwala village in Faridkot district— were killed during the protest at Behbal Kalan when they were protesting against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib
Sift quit MBBS to pursue her passion. She was an MBBS student at Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital in Faridkot and is now pursuing her graduation at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar
Congress block chief’s murder: Week on, kin refuse to cremate body until mastermind, shooters arrested
The district police have arrested four persons, including three belonging to the same village, terming the killing a part of “personal enmity”. However, the Moga police have failed to identify and trace the shooters involved in the killing so far
Presently named among the most wanted list issued by the NIA, Duneke entered the world of crime in 2013.
As per police sources, the accused had given a contract to gangsters to kill Bali; the arrested accused have been identified as Sukhvir Singh, alias Seera, Hardeep Singh, alias Deepu, and Jagjit Singh, alias Jagga, of Dala village
A 45-year-old block president of the Congress was shot dead by two unidentified assailants at his residence at Dala village in Moga on Monday evening