A 21-year-old youth, who went missing on Saturday, was found dead under mysterious circumstances near Jawaddi Bridge on Sunday.
The Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar police station took the body and sent it to civil hospital for postmortem examination.
The deceased has been identified as Abhishek, a resident of Prem Nagar. SHO at the Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar police station inspector Amrinder Singh said the passersby witnessed the body and informed the police.
The police have identified the deceased through mobile phone found from his pocket. Paramjit Singh, a Prem Nagar resident, has identified the body as his son. The SHO further added that there was no injury mark on the body.
Miscreants stab man, loot Rs 5,000
Two scooter-borne miscreants injured a man and looted Rs 5,000 from him on the Pakhowal Road. The victim was rushed to hospital, where he was administrated first aid.
Victim Inderpal Singh Paul is Punjab Taxi Service president. He was on way back to his home in his car. As he reached near the Sua Road at the Pakhowal Road, two scooter-borne miscreants intercepted him.
The accused also stabbed him with knife, snatched his wallet and fled.
The victim raised an alarm, following which the passersby rushed him to hospital.
The Sadar police reached the spot and initiated an investigation in the case. A case has been registered against unidentified accused.
Miscreants loot car, open fire at driver
Two miscreants have looted a Sport Utility Vehicle (SUV) Ford Endeavour on gunpoint outside a marriage palace in Mullanpur Dakha on the Ludhiana-Ferozepur Road on Saturday.
The miscreants had opened fire on the driver, but he escaped unhurt. The driver had informed the police, following which the police had initiated an investigation in the case. A case has been registered against unidentified miscreants in this context. Balwant Singh, owner of a medical store in Hoshiarpur had come to Kings Villa Marriage Palace on Saturday with his family. He went inside, while driver of the vehicle Satnam Singh kept sitting inside the car outside the marriage palace.
Satnam told the police that two miscreants barged into the car, pointed a gun on him and asked him to drive. The miscreants forced him to drive towards Jagraon. He said, he resisted and tried to snatch the pistol from the miscreants. In the attempt, the miscreants opened fire on him, but he escaped the shots.
The vehicle went uncontrolled and went off the road, after which the miscreants threw Satnam out of the vehicle and drove off towards Jagraon side. Dakha police station ASI Janakraj said a case had been registered against two unidentified accused.