Jatinder Kohli

Jatinder Kohli

Jatinder Kohli is a senior correspondent at Jalandhar. He covers crime and health, besides Nawanshahr district.

Articles by Jatinder Kohli
Dismissed crime investigation agency (CIA) inspector Inderjit Singh.(HT Photo)
Dismissed crime investigation agency (CIA) inspector Inderjit Singh.(HT Photo)

Punjab police ‘drug’ inspector Inderjit seized 10,400 kg poppy in 10 months, successor got only 46 kg

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli & Jatinder Mahal, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON JUL 01, 2017 11:34 AM IST
From May 20, 2012, to March 24, 2013, now-dismissed inspector Inderjit led recovery of 10,400 kg of poppy husk in the town, otherwise famous for its furniture and for its founder being Guru Arjan Dev, the fifth Sikh master.
A tourist bus that collided with a tanker near Kathgarh village in SBS Nagar on June 6.(HT File)
A tourist bus that collided with a tanker near Kathgarh village in SBS Nagar on June 6.(HT File)

Elevated road or bypass on killer stretch in Banga: Ball now in Centre’s court

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Banga (sbs Nagar)
UPDATED ON JUN 20, 2017 10:45 AM IST
NHAI decided to construct a bypass in Nawanshahr (SBS Nagar) and 3-km elevated road in Banga to reduce traffic and accidents on the 73-km stretch
The unfinished four-­laning project on the Jalandhar-­Kapurthala road causes inconvenience to commuters.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)
The unfinished four-­laning project on the Jalandhar-­Kapurthala road causes inconvenience to commuters.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Centre rejects revised estimates for Jalandhar-Kapurthala road 4-laning

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON JUN 15, 2017 11:38 AM IST
Business of over 500 industries producing sports, surgical and leather goods remains affected due to unfinished project
Gurpreet Kaur’s body was found at her workplace with injury marks on her neck.(HT Photo)
Gurpreet Kaur’s body was found at her workplace with injury marks on her neck.(HT Photo)

Woman from Punjab’s Balachaur found dead in New Zealand, probe on

Hindustan Times, SBS Nagar | By Jatinder Kohli, Sbs Nagar
UPDATED ON MAY 11, 2017 08:53 PM IST
Gurpreet Kaur had gone to New Zealand two years ago on a student visa and was working as a computer operator in a private company.
Gangster Vicky Gounder.(HT File Photo)
Gangster Vicky Gounder.(HT File Photo)

Gangster Vicky Gounder to cops on Facebook: Not involved in recent heists

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAY 09, 2017 09:36 PM IST
“I want to tell you all that I am not in any way involved in these two heists. The police are registering false cases against me,” read the FB post.
The girl, who needs immediate best health care, being on a high-risk pregnancy, has got no aid on part of the administration or the health department.(HT Representative Image)
The girl, who needs immediate best health care, being on a high-risk pregnancy, has got no aid on part of the administration or the health department.(HT Representative Image)

Jalandhar: No relief to pregnant minor rape victim

Hindustan Times | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAY 08, 2017 12:04 PM IST
(HT Representative Image)
(HT Representative Image)

Child trafficking racket: Mumbai crime branch on lookout for Akali leader

Hindustan Times, Bholath (Kapurthala) | By Jatinder Kohli and Jatinder Mahal, Bholath (kapurthala)
PUBLISHED ON MAY 05, 2017 09:49 AM IST
The racket was busted by the Mumbai crime branch following the arrest of three Bollywood professionals near Mumbai international airport on April 20, from whom they rescued four minor children.
Jalandhar resident, Santoshi Devi, had to be hospitalised as snatchers left her ear profusely bleeding.(HT Photo)
Jalandhar resident, Santoshi Devi, had to be hospitalised as snatchers left her ear profusely bleeding.(HT Photo)

Snatchers enjoy a free run in Jalandhar, cops clueless

Hindustan Times | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2017 10:59 AM IST
Fear stalks the streets of Jalandhar as snatchers are having a free run.
The deceased, Bishan Dass.(HT Photo)
The deceased, Bishan Dass.(HT Photo)

Jalandhar man found dead in Dubai, body comes after 26 days

Hindustan Times | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAY 02, 2017 01:58 PM IST
Dass had gone to Dubai for greener pastures five years ago and was regularly sending money to the family. He was scheduled to visit the family on May 1 as his third daughter Monika’s marriage was due on May 22.
The traders found the letters on opening their shops in the morning.(HT Representative Image)
The traders found the letters on opening their shops in the morning.(HT Representative Image)

Jalandhar traders get extortion letters from gang

Hindustan Times | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 30, 2017 09:55 AM IST
Written in both Hindi and Punjabi, it goes on to threaten the traders to pay Rs 50,000 if they want to live in peace, or else their shop will be set ablaze.
Out of fear of the accused, the deaf and dumb girl could not reveal about the incident to the parents. The accused was living in the adjoining house(Representative image)
Out of fear of the accused, the deaf and dumb girl could not reveal about the incident to the parents. The accused was living in the adjoining house(Representative image)

Minor found pregnant, 40-year-old arrested for rape in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2017 11:37 AM IST
The victim’s father, a daily wager, went to the police after he came to know about his daughter’s pregnancy.
Prema Lahoria.(FACEBOOK)
Prema Lahoria.(FACEBOOK)

Gang war: Post threatening rivals surfaces on Gounder aide Lahoria’s Facebook page

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 26, 2017 06:48 PM IST
A day after the Vicky Goundar gang killed three members of the rival outfit near the Aujala bypass on Kahnuwan Road in Gurdaspur, a message threatening rival gangsters Daljeet Singh Bhana, Lawrence Bishnoi, and Jaggu surfaced on Gounder’s close aide Prema Lahoria Facebook page on April 21.
Residents during a protest at Jindowal village near Banga.(HT Photo)
Residents during a protest at Jindowal village near Banga.(HT Photo)

Banga road project: No decision over bypass; traders, residents hassled

Hindustan Times | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 24, 2017 01:31 PM IST
More than 500 shopkeepers and 50 residents of Jindowal in Banga town,13 km from SBS Nagar are uncertain about their fate.
Daljit Singh Bhana’s father has written to the Punjab DGP seeking tight security for his son in the Hoshiarpur jail.(HT Photo)
Daljit Singh Bhana’s father has written to the Punjab DGP seeking tight security for his son in the Hoshiarpur jail.(HT Photo)

Gangster Vicky Gounder on the loose: Arch-rival fears for his life in Hoshiarpur jail

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 23, 2017 08:47 AM IST
With gangster Vicky Gounder, who had fled the Nabha high-security jail in November last year, striking at will, his arch-rival Daljeet Singh Bhana, who is lodged in the Hoshiarpur jail, has sought more security.
The height of the flagpost is approximately 100 feet and was hoisted just before the Punjab assembly elections in February. Rs 15 lakh was spent on its construction.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)
The height of the flagpost is approximately 100 feet and was hoisted just before the Punjab assembly elections in February. Rs 15 lakh was spent on its construction.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Strong winds damage Tricolour in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
PUBLISHED ON APR 22, 2017 12:46 PM IST
Hoisted amid much pomp by the Jalandhar municipal corporation at Company Bagh Chowk, the Tricolour got damaged for the second time in a month after the city experienced high-velocity winds on Friday.
Police officials during the search operation in Hardayal Nagar area near PIMS in Jalandhar on Friday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)
Police officials during the search operation in Hardayal Nagar area near PIMS in Jalandhar on Friday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT Photo)

Gangster Vicky Gounder’s four aides arrested in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2017 10:08 PM IST
Special task force (STF) and Jalandhar city police cordoned off the Chhoti Baradari area in the city on Friday after getting information that around six criminals were present in the area.
Harjit Sajjan at Unique Home in Jalandhar on Thursday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
Harjit Sajjan at Unique Home in Jalandhar on Thursday.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)

Video | Harjit Sajjan spends time at Jalandhar girls’ orphanage

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 21, 2017 12:38 PM IST
Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan caught the Unique Home authorities unaware on Thursday, when he reached the premises at approximately 45 minutes ahead of schedule.
symptoms of the disease include fever, fatigue, decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, joint pain and jaundice.(HT Photo)
symptoms of the disease include fever, fatigue, decreased appetite, nausea, vomiting, abdominal pain, dark urine, joint pain and jaundice.(HT Photo)

With 712 hepatitis-­C cases, SBS Nagar worst­-affected

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 17, 2017 02:37 PM IST
Even though the Mukh Mantri Punjab Hepatitis C Relief Fund (MMPHCRF) scheme started in June 2016, the number of hepatitis C patients here seem to increasing.
An ATM that was targeted by thieves in Phagwara.(HT Photo)
An ATM that was targeted by thieves in Phagwara.(HT Photo)

ATM thieves strike it rich on weekends, holidays in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2017 02:45 PM IST
In the last seven days, three ATMs, including two of Punjab and Sind Bank in Kapurthala district and one of UCO Bank at Alawalpur near Adampur in Jalandhar, were targeted by thieves, with cops remaining clueless about their identity. Three of these kiosks are adjacent to banks and are sans security guards.
As per the letter the university has citied staff shortage as the reason for not sending any team.(HT File)
As per the letter the university has citied staff shortage as the reason for not sending any team.(HT File)

Fake purchase scam: Probe hits roadblock as health varsity denies help

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 11, 2017 12:53 PM IST
The vigilance probe in the alleged fake purchase scam by local health department has hit another roadblock with, Faridkot-based Baba Farid University of Health Sciences denying to help in technical assistance, which the vigilance bureau had sought.
(HT Representative Image)
(HT Representative Image)

Spurt in number of women drug peddlers, say Jalandhar police

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 28, 2017 11:56 AM IST
20 % women drug peddlers who have been booked in drug cases are absconding. 
Truck driver Gurmeet Singh (right) and Amit Kumar, who was allegedly behind the wheel when the mishap took place during procession in Jalandhar.(HT Photo)
Truck driver Gurmeet Singh (right) and Amit Kumar, who was allegedly behind the wheel when the mishap took place during procession in Jalandhar.(HT Photo)

Ram Navami mishap in Jalandhar: On-record truck driver fails to produce licence

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 06, 2017 08:41 AM IST
The on-record driver of truck-trailer that mowed down three people during the Ram Navami procession here on Tuesday failed to produce the driving licence before the cops. The man who was behind the wheel when the mishap took place didn’t have the driving licence either.
The truck that rammed into vehicles after running over people during a Ram Navami procession in the Jyoti Chowk area in Jalandhar on Tuesday, April 4.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)
The truck that rammed into vehicles after running over people during a Ram Navami procession in the Jyoti Chowk area in Jalandhar on Tuesday, April 4.(Pardeep Pandit/HT)

Video: Truck out of control in Ram Navami procession, 3 mowed down in Jalandhar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 05, 2017 02:57 PM IST
The procession of tableaux was part of an annual Ram Navami ritual held by local organisations led by a corporate group.
District programme manager Dr Shamsher Singh examining a patient at civil hospital in Jalandhar on Saturday.(Sikander Singh/HT Photo)
District programme manager Dr Shamsher Singh examining a patient at civil hospital in Jalandhar on Saturday.(Sikander Singh/HT Photo)

Jalandhar: Civil hospital to get state­-of­-the­-art cornea transplant facility in a week

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON APR 03, 2017 01:54 PM IST
In a first, the Shaheed Babu Labh Singh Civil Hospital will become the first government health institution in the state to have keratoplasty centre for cornea transplant
The accused identified as Navjot Singh, was taken into custody on Saturday. Six perpetrators who had filmed the act and shared it on WhatsApp, are still at large.(Representative Image)
The accused identified as Navjot Singh, was taken into custody on Saturday. Six perpetrators who had filmed the act and shared it on WhatsApp, are still at large.(Representative Image)

Video of minor’s rape circulated on WhatsApp, one held in Punjab town Nakodar

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli
UPDATED ON APR 02, 2017 09:08 AM IST
A 14-year-old minor girl was allegedly raped by a 20-year-old youth in Khanpur Dhadda village,16 kilometers, from Nakodar sub-division of the district on March 23.
A week-old, Khushi, was rescued by villagers and police from a dry 18-foot well on Tuesday evening, where she was thrown by her mother.(HT Photo)
A week-old, Khushi, was rescued by villagers and police from a dry 18-foot well on Tuesday evening, where she was thrown by her mother.(HT Photo)

SBS Nagar: Abandoned girl was born out of wedlock; 18-yr-old mother held

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2017 07:44 PM IST
Jalandhar police on Friday arrested the mother of a week-old infant, Khushi, who was found abandoned in a dry 18-foot well three days ago in Khothra village near Behram town.
A police station at Maqsudan in Jalandhar.(Sikander Singh Chopra/HT Photo)
A police station at Maqsudan in Jalandhar.(Sikander Singh Chopra/HT Photo)

Bholath minor gangrape case: Three held, inspector, ASI suspended

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAR 31, 2017 09:28 AM IST
The police on Thursday arrested the three accused in the Bholath minor gangrape case and suspended inspector Sukhpal Singh and assistant sub-inspector Raghubir Singh for ‘inaction’.
The distressed mother of Lovepreet had stabbed him in the neck and abdomen with a kitchen knife on Sunday.(HT File Photo)
The distressed mother of Lovepreet had stabbed him in the neck and abdomen with a kitchen knife on Sunday.(HT File Photo)

Jalandhar: Mothers tried to get rid of boy and newborn, but luck prevailed over ill-will

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Sbs Nagar
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2017 06:12 PM IST
Luck prevailed over the ill will of their respective mothers. After attempts of their mothers to get rid of them, 5-year-old Lovepreet and newborn Khushi, are responding well to the treatment in different hospitals.
A 26-year-old woman made an unsuccessful bid to kill her 5-year-old son by stabbing him in the neck and abdomen before she hanged serself at her house in Sujawalpur village of Jalandhar.(Representative Image)
A 26-year-old woman made an unsuccessful bid to kill her 5-year-old son by stabbing him in the neck and abdomen before she hanged serself at her house in Sujawalpur village of Jalandhar.(Representative Image)

Jalandhar: Mother stabs 5-yr-old boy in attempt to kill him before hanging self

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli
UPDATED ON MAR 27, 2017 06:19 PM IST
A 26-year-old woman made an unsuccessful bid to kill her 5-year-old son by stabbing him in the neck and abdomen before she hanged serself at her house in Sujawalpur village, 8 km from here, on Sunday late night.
A senior official said lack of funds was responsible for the poor registration under the scheme.(HT Photo)
A senior official said lack of funds was responsible for the poor registration under the scheme.(HT Photo)

Jalandhar: 24 beneficiaries to finally get aid under Balri Rakshak Yojana

Hindustan Times, Jalandhar | By Jatinder Kohli, Jalandhar
UPDATED ON MAR 25, 2017 02:40 PM IST
Having lost hopes of getting the promised incentive of Rs 500 every month under the Balri Rakshak Yoajna (BRY), after the state government failed to release funds under the scheme post 2013, the beneficiaries finally heaved a sigh of relief after the government opened its coffers.
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