Proclaimed offender arrested

The Shimlapuri police on Sunday arrested a man who was wanted in several cases, including kidnapping and burglary. The accused has been identified as Suraj Kumar alias Sonu, 26, of Tower Colony near Grain Market, Gill Road. As per Inspector Jaswinder Singh, SHO at Shimlapuri police station, the accused was arrested in 2005 by Shimlapuri police for burglary and was sent to jail. Later, the accused was released on bail but did not appear before the court thereafter. Eventually, the court had declared him a proclaimed offender. The SHO said during the investigation they came to know that the accused was wanted to Karnal police in a kidnapping case.

Wife of 'wanted' drug peddler held

A 42-year-old woman was arrested by Dharampura police from Noorwala road on Saturday.

The wife of drug smuggler Brijlal alias Birju, Nirmala Rani was carrying 200 gm narcotic powder.

PM's wife visits city to attend sister barsi

Prime Minister Manmohan Singh's wife Gursharan Kaur was in the city on Sunday to attend the first death anniversary of her sister Dhanantar Kaur, 82, who had died in March 2012 following cancer. Kaur reached the railway station from New Delhi by Shatabdi around 11.30, went to Gurdwara Sahib at Maya Nagar to attend Barsi (death anniversary) of Dhanantar Kaur. Then she went to her sister's place at Dyal Nagar.

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