A district court has sent a Zirakpur resident, who is a proclaimed offender in 13 cases of cheque bounce, to judicial custody. Kailash Chand Ramola was declared a PO in multiple cheque bounce cases but was granted bail in one of them. Since he failed to furnish bail bonds of ₹1 lakh in other cases, he has been sent to judicial custody till March 27.
A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court on Friday remanded nine people accused in the Elgar Parishad case in judicial custody till March 13. The nine accused in the case – Surendra Gadling, Mahesh Raut, Rona Wilson, Sudhir Dhawale, Varavara Rao, Arun Ferreira, Sudha Bharadwaj, Shoma Sen and Vernon Gonsalves – were produced the special judge, DE Kothalikar, on Friday.
Batala An undertrial in a criminal case, Jugraj Singh, 32, of Jandiala, who had escaped from police custody while being taken for a court hearing on January 28 shot dead his wife, Sandeep Kaur, 28, at Cheema Khudi village under Sri Hargobindpur police station on Sunday night.
The court of sub-divisional judicial magistrate Amandeep Kaur remaned gangster Sukhpreet Singh Dhaliwal, alias Budda, in five-day police custody on Wednesday. The self-styled chief of the Davinder Bambiha gang, Budda, was brought on production warrant from Sangrur jail in a December 2018 murder case.
Assistant commissioner of police (ACP-west) Dev Dutt said, “Our team arrested her from Mohali, where she had surrended at the SSP office. She was sent to judicial custody after being presented in a local court.”
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The court had also directed the police to keep them, in protective custody till their cross-examination is completed. A hearing related to the case is also scheduled in the Punjab and Haryana high court on October 18.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) probing the recent Tarn Taran blast got the custody of three accused. Five other accused were sent to judicial custody. The designated NIA court of NS Gill in Mohali on Friday sent Harjit Singh, Amritpal Singh and Gurjant Singh — who got injured in the blast — to custodial interrogation till September 11.
The three arrested — Sachin Andure, Amit Baddi and Ganesh Mishkin — were already lodged in jails in Mumbai and Pune for the murders of rationalist Narendra Dabholkar and activist-journalist Gauri Lankesh.
According to city police spokesperson Subhash Boken, on Wednesday, the Gurugram Police received information that the Delhi Police had taken the man in custody in connection with a different case lodged in Delhi.
In its plea, the crime branch has said that it was not able to interrogate the arrested trio as they did not get custody of the accused. One of the issues to ascertain is whether the deceased left a suicide note, said the crime branch.
There has been a series of conflicting reports over the past five days about shakeups in the North’s team that steered negotiations with the United States after a failed summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump in Hanoi in February.
Over 20 Chinese nationals have been arrested from various Pakistani cities for their alleged involvement in arranging fake marriages of Pakistani women and removing their organs and forcing them into prostitution.