Tag: Punjab Police

Former Punjab police chief K.P.S. Gill
Former Punjab police chief K.P.S. Gill dies at 82

New Delhi: Former Punjab top cop K.P.S. Gill, who is credited with having played a big role in eliminating terrorism from Punjab, died here in a private hospital. He was 82. Gill, a former Director General of Punjab Police, was suffering from end-stage kidney failure and significant ischemic heart disease. “He had been recovering from […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Search operations
Search operations in Pathankot after abandoned bag found

Pathankot: A search operation was launched by the Punjab Police and the Army after an abandoned bag containing Army fatigues was found here, a police official said today. A local resident informed the police about the bag yesterday following which the search operation was conducted in Pathankot city and Mamoon Cantonment here. “We conducted a […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021
Police turn away rape victim, NCW seeks action

New Delhi: The National Commission for Women (NCW) on Thursday issued a notice to the Punjab Police demanding action in a case when a Mohali rape victim had to travel between two police stations as the station house officers (SHOs) bickered over jurisdiction. The notice, issued to Punjab Director General of Police in Chandigarh Dinkar […]

  • Sunday, 02 May 2021
At least 16 killed in Punjab factory blast; Amarinder Singh, Sunny Deol express grief

Batala: At least 16 people were killed in a blast at a firecracker factory in Batala of Gurdaspur district on Wednesday, Punjab Police said. Several people were feared trapped under the debris, they said, adding that the rescue operation was underway. The incident took place around 4 pm at the factory located in a residential […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
Punjab Launches Free Police Help To Drop Women Safely Home

Chandigarh: Amid growing concern over women’s safety, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced free police help to drop women safely home if they are stranded outside between 9 PM and 6 AM. The statewide facility will be available on dialling 100, 112 and 181, through which the woman caller will be connected immediately […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Now, All-Woman PCR Vans To Drop Women In Distress In Punjab

Chandigarh: Further scaling up the police pick-drop facility for women in distress, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Thursday ordered all-women police control room (PCR) vans to be mobilized in major five cities to provide safe transport in response to calls. PCRs rushing to help stranded women seeking to be dropped safety to their home […]

  • Thursday, 22 April 2021
Cop Dragged On Car Bonnet In Jalandhar, Driver Held

Chandigarh: An assistant sub-inspector of the Punjab Police was dragged on the bonnet of a car after he tried to stop the driver at a checkpoint in Jalandhar on Saturday amid the ongoing COVID-19 lockdown. ASI Mulkh Raj was dragged for some distance but escaped unhurt while the car driver, Anmol Mehmi (20) was nabbed […]

  • Saturday, 17 April 2021
Suresh Raina Seeks Punjab Police's Help Over Death Of His Relatives

Former India cricketer Suresh Raina has spoken out on the death of his uncle, which happened due to an attack by robbers in Punjab’s Pathankot district. There were a lot of speculations doing the rounds when Suresh Raina flew back to India and decided the miss the entire IPL 2020. With his Twitter post, Raina […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021