City briefs

Shopkeeper killed in Ambedkar Nagar

Ludhiana:A 24-year-old man was killed while he was sitting at his shop in Ambedkar Nagar on Wednesday evening. The accused first broke the glass bottle on his head and later attacked him with sharp-edged weapons in his stomach, chest and other parts of the body. Though the nearby shopkeepers tried to help, the culprits ran away after the crime. The victim, Amit Kumar, was rushed to DMCH where he was declared dead on arrival. Police have booked one Manjit, Surjit Kumar and two others with whom Amit had old enmity.

Theft at Punjab Handlooms

Ludhiana:Four thieves made away with goods worth Rs 1.5 lakh and Rs 40,000 in cash from Punjab Handlooms. The CCTV cameras have recorded the crime with the faces of the thieves clearly visible. The thieves went on all the floors.

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