194KG HEROIN HAUL Five accused brought on production warrant
The State Special Operation Cell (SSOC) of Punjab Police on Saturday procured production warrant of five of the accused in the case pertaining to the recovery of 194kg heroin, from a local court.
The five accused are Afghan national Arman Basharmal, Sukhwinder Singh, Major Singh, Tamana Gupta and Punjabi movie actor Mantej Singh. On Friday, they were sent to judicial custody by the court.
Eralier, they had been in the custody of anti-drug Special Task Force (STF).
SSOC officials said the accused have been brought on five -day production warrant in connection with the recovery of 6-kg heroin from Mohali, which led to the recovery of 188-kg heroin from a Sultanwind house.
The STF had unearthed the heroin supply racket having overseas connection with the recovery of 194 kg heroin from Sultanwind in Amritsar on January 31. Three other suspects arrested by the STF in this case are cloth trader Ankush Kapoor, Sukhbir Singh, alias Happy, and transporter Inderesh Kumar. The trio is still in STF’s custody.
The Karnataka High Court has quashed the notice of ₹69 lakh in betterment charge the Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) demanded from the 150-year-old Good Shepherd Convent here. The school sought to build an additional four floors on an existing 100-year-old building on its campus. But the BBMP calculated betterment charge on the entire 23 acres of land. The Good Shepard Society/ School stands on 23 acres “in the heart of the city.”
Senior politician Basavaraj Horatti, who recently resigned as the Chairman of Karnataka Legislative Council and MLC, on Wednesday joined the BJP. He joined the party in the presence of C C Patil among others, former Chief Minister Jagadish Shettar, BJP national General Secretary C T Ravi, Ministers R Ashoka, Govind Karjol, Chief Minister Basavaraj Bommai. He is likely to be fielded as the BJP's candidate for the upcoming MLC polls from West Teachers' constituency.
In a suspected case of suicide, a 32-year-old IT professional was found dead inside his rented apartment in a group housing society here, police said on Wednesday. The body was found hanging from a rope inside the fourth-floor apartment of the society in Sector 74, under Sector 113 police station limits, on Tuesday night, officials said.
The elephants are allowed to bathe twice a day, which often goes up to three times during severe heatwave. Their day goes by rolling in the mud pond and bath pond. And the time to leave from here is decided only at their own will. Visitors can often spot the white tigress, Rani, lounging in the open. And whenever in her enclosure, she too gets coolers to keep her cool.
The Calcutta high court on Wednesday ordered former West Bengal education minister Partha Chatterjee to appear before the Central Bureau of Investigation by 6 pm today in connection with the alleged irregularities in recruitment of teachers and group D staff in government schools.