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Amritsar: Police arrested six people – Deepak Singh, Basant Singh, Subhash, Ashish, Manjinder Singh and Robin Singh – for gambling. The police confiscated Rs 3,620 from them. They were later released on bail. TNS

The government declares a public holiday on October 11

Chandīgarh: The state government has declared a local public holiday on October 11 in Amritsar on the occasion of Parkash Purb of Guru Ramdas. An official government spokesperson said that all state government offices, councils/societies and government educational institutions will remain closed on Tuesday, October 11 in Amritsar. TNS

An arrested with opium

Tarn Taran: Police arrested a suspected drug dealer with 1.10 kg of opium on Thursday. SHO Parkash Singh said the accused was identified as Ranjit Singh from Naudhehra Pannuan. One case has been registered under the NDPS Act.

Teenager charged with kidnapping a girl

Tarn Taran: A teenage girl was abducted four days ago in the Gandiwind border area. The victim’s father, in his complaint to Sarai Amanat Khan Police, claimed that Prince, a resident of Dashmesh Nagar (Lola) in Baba Bakala sub-division, harassed his daughter. He alleged that the youngster abducted his daughter by luring her under the guise of marriage. The accused was convicted under Sections 363 and 366-A. CO

Nat’l Lok Adalat on November 12

Amritsar: The National Lok Adalat will be held at the district courts of Amritsar, tehsils Ajnala and Baba Bakala Sahib on November 12. As instructed by the Punjab State Legal Services Authority and the High Court, the National Lok Adalat will be held at the District Courts and the two Tehsils. During a meeting in this regard here on Friday, District Legal Services Authority Chief Judicial Magistrate Pushpinder Singh said in this National Lok Adalat that disputes over checks, banks, land, domestic disputes and almost all types of cases will be taken for settlement. He said lok adalats deliver justice cheaply and quickly. TNS