SC adjourns Quattrocchi case by 4 weeks
The Supreme Court on Friday adjourned for four weeks hearing on a PIL seeking extradition to India of Bofors payoff accused Ottavio Quattrocchi, presently facing extradition proceedings in Argentina.
A Bench of Justice C K Thakkar nd V S Sirpurkar adjourned the matter after Additional Solicitor General Gopal Subramaniam said that an Argentine court would decide on India's request for extraditing Quattrocchi on March 23.
The Bench refused to dispose off the contempt petition filed by advocate Ajay Aggarwal against CBI Director Vijay Shanker and another officer on the matter.
The anti-narcotics cell has arrested a medical store owner in the Saraswati Nagar area allegedly with 5,482 banned intoxicant capsules and tablets, a spokesperson of tcell in-charge Rakesh Ranasaid on Sunday. The man was identified as Kapil Goyal, alias a local, Babbu, who was sent to jail, after being presented before a court, cell in-charge Rakesh Rana said.
Former Haryana finance minister Sampat Singh will rejoin the Congress in the presence of former chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda and party's state chief Udai Bhan Singh on Monday at Congress's state headquarters in Chandigarh. The six-time MLA Singh had switched over to the BJP after Congress denied him a ticket from the Nalwa constituency in Hisar in the 2019 assembly polls and even the BJP did not field him in the assembly polls.
Eight bogies of a goods train derailed on the Delhi-Rohtak railway line near Kharawar station here on Sunday morning. The train was laden with coal blocks and was heading towards Suratgarh from Delhi via Rohtak when the accident took place. The railway traffic was affected for hours due to the derailment. Rohtak railway station superintendent BS Meena said a goods train was derailed near Kharawar and the engineers have been called to restore the movement.
A 40-year-old motorcyclist from Jayanti Majri, Kharar, succumbed to an unconscious Rajesh's injuries a day after being hit by a car. The deceased was identified as Rajesh Kumar, 40. As per the police, on August 5, around 9.55pm they received an alert about an accident near Mullanpur Barrier. Police said that the case was registered on August 6, on the statement of a resident of Khuda Lahora village in Chandigarh, 45, Sudesh Kumar.
A local court on Friday awarded 12 years' imprisonment to a man convicted of raping a 16-year-old girl in 2018, and imposed a fine of Rs 1 lakh onKumarm, Panchkula Police said on Sunday. The convict was identified as Sandeep Kumar, 20, from Kurukshetra. She was rescued from Kurukshetra a week later. 1 held for raping 21-yr-old cousin in Mubarakpur Mohali Police have arrested a 24-year-old youth for allegedly raping his 21-year-old cousin.