Man duped of Rs 3.84 lakh

Phagwara: The police have registered a case under Sections 420 and 34I of the IPC against two unknown persons on the charge of duping Jagdev Singh, a resident of New Mandi, for Rs 3.84 lakh by giving him false assurance to double his money. No arrest has been made so far. OC        

Purse snatched

Phagwara: Two unidentified motorcyclists snatched a purse containing an IPhone and Rs 20,000 from Kamal Kanta, a resident of New Adarsh Nagar locality, on Wednesday. The accused managed to flee. The police have registered a case under Section 379-B of the IPC. OC  

Batteries stolen 

Phagwara: Batteries were found stolen from the tower of a mobile company, near Saprod village, on Wednesday night. On a complaint lodged by Dinesh Kumar, Technical in charge, Jio Company the Police have registered a case. OC

Encroachers warned

Phagwara: Bakhtawar Singh, Commissioner, Municipal Corporation, Phagwara, appealed to the residents not to use or sell plastic bags to save the environment. In a press release issued here on Thursday, he warned the encroachers to remove encroachments on  the land belonging to the government, immediately and follow the yellow line. He said nobody would be allowed to violate the rules. OC

Minor NRI girl abducted

Phagwara: On a complaint filed with the police by Kashmir Singh, a resident of Ranipur village, the Rawalpindi police registered a case under Section 363 of the IPC against unknown persons on the charges of abducting his NRI minor niece on Tuesday. The complainant said his niece, who came from the US, went to a nearby shrine to pay obeisance. Before entering the shrine, when she went to purchase a burger from a local eating joint, she was kidnapped by the miscreants. No arrest has been made so far. OC

Swine flu patient sent to PGI

Phillaur: A UK-based NRI Hardeep Singh, a resident of Baina Pur village, near Bilga, in the Phillaur subdivision, who was suffering from swine flu had been admitted to the PGI, Chandigarh. Senior Medical Officer (SMO), Bilga Primary Health Centre, doctor Jagdeesh Kumar said it was confirmed that the patient was suffering from Influenza AH1NI virus, adding that Hardeep Singh was admitted to a private hospital, from where he was referred to the PGI. The SMO said a team of doctors visited Baina Pur village yesterday and examined the family members of Hardeep Singh who had no symptoms of the swine flu. OC