SHORT TAKES | Kidnapped boy?s body found in Balaghat

WRAPPED IN a gunny bag, the body of a two-year-old boy was recovered from a field in Katangi town in Balaghat district on February 27, Minister of State for Home Nagendra Singh told the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday. The trader?s son went missing 11 days ago.

india Updated: Mar 02, 2006 13:25 IST
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WRAPPED IN a gunny bag, the body of a two-year-old boy was recovered from a field in Katangi town in Balaghat district on February 27, Minister of State for Home Nagendra Singh told the Madhya Pradesh Assembly on Wednesday. The trader’s son went missing 11 days ago.

Initially a missing person’s report was filed and later modified into kidnapping and after the recovery of the body murder, the Minister said replying to a call attention notice moved by K D Deshmukh(BJP) and Pradeep Jaiswal(Cong).A special police team has been formed to round up the assailants, he said. Deshmukh and Jaiswal said police laxity led to the child’s murder. Old enmity with the boy’s father Ramkumar Nagwani seemed to be the motive for the kidnapping and murder, they added. UNI

Man in jail for selling spurious liquor

A 'DHABA' owner in Badwani has been sent to jail under the National Security Act on charge of selling spurious liquor, police said on Wednesday. SP Dinesh Chandra Sharma said the accused Devandra Singh was presented before District Magistrate Arun Kumar Tiwari on Tuesday. Around 15 persons have died after consuming spurious liquor during the last two months. UNI

CM to lay stone of Sagar-Rehli road

CHIEF MINISTER Shivraj Singh Chouhan will lay the foundation stone of Sagar-Rehli road on March 3. The CM will also participate in a Krishi Mela (agriculture fair) in Gharhakota tehsil on the day. According to official sources, the Sagar-Rehli road is being renovated and constructed by the Madhya Pradesh Road Development Corporation Limited. The road is 42-km long and will cover more then 15 villages coming in the way. The CM will lay the foundation stone in front of the SDM's office in Rehli tehsil. HTC

Three dead as train collides with trolley

AT LEAST three persons died when a shuttle passenger train collided with a tractor-trolley at an unmanned railway crossing near Deharda Chowk under Badarwas block of Shivpuri district Wednesday evening. The deceased were travelling in the tractor-trolley. The deceased were identified as Lalsaheb Khangar (25), Puram Khangar (30) and Santram (24) of Dauryai villages. The tractor-trolley collided with Gwalior-Guna passenger shuttle train while trying to cross the unmanned railway crossing. HTC

Child dies in mishap

A JEEP hit a couple near Pipra under Bhoti police station in which a 1-year-old child died on the spot. The couple was seriously injured. According to police, Dhaniram of Dwarka village along with his wife Siabai and son Ramgopal were on their way to Bhoti on foot when a jeep hit them near Pipra village. His son died on the spot while the couple was injured. Agencies

Register case against police official: Court

A SPECIAL judge in Morena Court, under Dacoits Infested Area Act, directed the police to register a case against the in-charge, Civil Line police station for his involvement in a loot and beating up a man in September last year. According to prosecution, in-charge, Civil Lines police station, Dr RS Ruhal reached a liquor shop near a barrier on Agra-Mumbai National Highway in September last year.

He asked liquor from Bablu Shivhare who was sitting at the shop. When Shivhare refused, Ruhal beat up Shivhare and snatched Rs 10,000 from the cash box. Special Judge, Dacoits infested Area Act, JS Kataria found the police official guilty of the charges. He gave his ruling on Tuesday. Agencies

First Published: Mar 02, 2006 13:25 IST