Guna firing: Third accused killed
Bhopal/Guna: A third accused in the firing in Madhya Pradesh’s Guna district last week was killed on Tuesday, a police officer said.
Police superintendent Rajeev Mishra said that Chotu Pathan was spotted in Guna’s Ruthiya area before he was killed. “When a police team reached the spot to nab him, he ran into a forest. Police asked him to surrender but he started firing. He fired at least nine shots with a country-made pistol. In the firing, constable Vinod Dhakad was injured while a police vehicle was also damaged. Later, police retaliated and he [Pathan] was killed,” said Mishra.
Police earlier killed Naushad Mewati and Shehzad Mewati, the other two accused in the case, on Saturday. Four people have been arrested in the case while two are absconding. Police booked nine people after alleged poachers fired and allegedly killed three policemen in Guna’s Shahrok forest area on Friday.
In good news for animal lovers, Bengaluru authorities have decided against a ban on pets at the city's Cubbon Park. PC Mohan, who is a BJP Lok Sabha MP from Bengaluru (Central), tweeted: “Held a meeting with minister for horticulture Shri Munirathna concerning a proposal to prohibit entry of pet dogs into Bengaluru's Cubbon Park. Horticulture department temporarily blocks the ban on pets. Minister assured me that he would look into this matter."
The Minto Road rail underbridge in central Delhi is frequently in the news when it rains in the national capital - because it gets completely flooded. Earlier this year, though, the Delhi government said it was 'ready to combat waterlogging on a war footing', deputy chief minister Manish Sisodia told news agency PTI.
Gurugram: With monsoon expected to hit the state in the next 24 to 48 hours, the district administration on Wednesday assigned 16 senior officials to oversee monsoon preparedness and prevent waterlogging in their respective jurisdictions. The administration has given Vishram Kumar Meena, additional deputy commissioner, Gurugram, the overall charge of the district to manage the situation during the monsoon.
Gurugram: A 32-year-old woman allegedly died by suicide because she was depressed after her husband died in a road accident in Gurugram a month ago, police said on Wednesday. Police said that the woman was found hanging from the ceiling fan in the hall of her rented accommodation in Sector 11, Gandhi Nagar on Wednesday morning. The woman's family told them she was depressed and was undergoing a financial crisis.
Gurugram: The Haryana Water Resources Authority and the state irrigation department identified that 104 of the 217 villages in Gurugram are severely groundwater stressed, and termed them as “overexploited”, officials said on Wednesday, adding that in total,1,948 villages of the 7,287 in the state are severely groundwater stressed, while 1,093 are moderately groundwater stressed. Farrukhnagar and Sohna's situation is relatively better as they have only seven and six overexploited villages (respectively).