On Thursday, Ludhiana Traffic Police filed five FIRs against the mechanics, who were found installing modified mufflers on motorcycles
After three days of riding against Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycles fitted with modified mufflers, the city police station’s traffic wing has begun to tighten the noose around shops and mechanics, who are involved in selling or installation of modified mufflers.
On Thursday, traffic police filed five FIRs against the mechanics, who were found fitted with modified mufflers.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP, Traffic) Saumya Mishra, said: “During the three-day special ride from March 28 to March 30, the traffic police had issued a total of 703 challans to the bikers, which were using illegal aftermarket exhausts and on Thursday, in addition to monitoring bulletproof motorcycle users, the team checked multiple auto parts and mechanical stores and recorded up to five FIRs, one in Divisions Number 2, 3, 5, PAU and Jodhewal Police Stations, under section 188 (disobeying an order duly issued by an official) of the Indian Penal Code.”
DCP said the verification was carried out following information received from sources.
Speeding smothers life of pedestrian in Mohali
An unidentified pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run accident near the village of Ballomajra in Balongi on Thursday. A passerby, Jarnail Singh, a resident of Adarsh settlement, Balongi, told police he was driving to a relative’s house in his car around 2.30pm on Thursday. When he reached the bridge in front of the VR Punjab mall, a high-speed car coming from behind hit a pedestrian and drove away, seriously injuring the victim.
Vivek Sheel Soni is the new Mohali SSP
Vivek Sheel Soni has been appointed as the new Chief Superintendent of Police, Mohali, following a reshuffle by the Punjab government on Thursday. An IPS officer from 2011, Soni replaced Harjeet Singh, who joined Mohali SSP on January 19 and has now been posted to Gurdaspur SSP. Prior to his assignment to Mohali, Soni was the Rupnagar SSP after also serving as the Sangrur SSP.
Chandigarh: Prepare for more price issues as taxi and car fares rise
A day after the UT administration notified the water rate hike, it also increased the user fees for taxi and automobile services in the city. The revised fares are categorized according to whether taxis and cars run within the city or outside the station. Taxi fares in Chandigarh have never been increased since 2013, while long distance fares were last revised in 2015.
Chandigarh tricity sees 99% drop in Covid-19 cases since January
As March drew to a close on Thursday, Tricity saw its monthly Covid-19 infections and deaths drop 99% from January, when the third wave pushed cases to a record high in Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula. . Tricity had recorded 59,273 cases in January during the third peak – the highest monthly number of cases since the outbreak of the pandemic in March 2020.
Kharar man arrested for killing his wife and dumping her body in a canal
Police arrested a Kharar resident for murdering her husband, Charanjit’s wife and dumped the victim, Ruby Pandey, a native of Sector 45, Chandigarh’s body in a canal near Morinda after catching him have an extramarital affair. The victim, Ruby Pandey, from Sector 45, Chandigarh, went missing on March 9. She lived with her husband, Charanjit, and a one-year-old son in rented accommodation from Eco Floors 1 Society, Kharar. Police deployed divers to the canal to locate the victim’s body.