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Punjab news digest: Gangsters’ FB fame, two-day remand for Barala in stalking case, and more

Been away? Need the news in one go? Here’s a wrap-up from Punjab, the neighbourhood and the diaspora for Augusr 10.

punjab Updated: Aug 10, 2017 21:26 IST
HT Correspondents
Sukha Kahlon and Jagdeep Singh alias Jaggu are seen as heroes by many online, and so is Vicky Gounder.
Sukha Kahlon and Jagdeep Singh alias Jaggu are seen as heroes by many online, and so is Vicky Gounder.(HT Photos)

3 suspected Khalistani militants held by Punjab police, MP ATS in Gwalior

A joint operation by the Madhya Pradesh anti-terrorist squad (ATS) and Punjab police busted an alleged terror module and arrested three men said to be associated with the Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) from the Dabra region of Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh. For more, click here

Stalking case: 2-day police remand for Vikas Barala, his friend Ashish

Admits driving SUV to drop Ashish in Panchkula but denies stalking Varnika; defence lawyer alleges ‘media trial under pressure’. Read more

Chandigarh stalking: Women DJs share similar tales, say need to monitor people visiting clubs

“What happened in Chandigarh is very sad but then it happens almost everywhere and is a crime. I am being out at night does not give anyone the liberty to harass me,” a DJ based in Delhi said. Read more

Gangsters in Punjab buzzing on social media: Cops want Facebook to block accounts

ADGP says directions issued to police in all districts to prepare a list of accounts they want blocked and write to the US-based company. Read more

Women in Himachal Pradesh more prone to phone-stalking

In 2011, the police introduced a Short Message Service wherein women, who were reluctant to visit police stations, could register their complaints on their mobiles. Read more

UK MP wants names of Sikh hardliners off govt’s ‘blacklist’

The MP, who was in Phagwara on Wednesday, said, “Many Sikhs have been waiting for last 30-35 years to come to their native places and meet family members in Punjab. Read more

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