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Woman set herself and her child on fire; Husband booked

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At Dera Bassi, a 25-year-old woman burned herself and her daughter to death over a domestic dispute with her in-laws. As per the information, deceased Harmanpreet Kaur was married to Jaspal Singh pf Dhanauni village, Dera Bassi for three years. After a dispute with her husband last night the victim set herself and her 1.5-year daughter on fire the next morning.

The incident took place around 6:30 AM when she went into the kitchen, poured kerosene and set the flame. On hearing the noises, her father-in-law and her husband ran towards the kitchen and engulfed into flames. However, they couldn’t save the duo as they were 90% burned and dead.

Harmanapreet’s father, resident of Yamunanagar District, blamed her husband and in-laws for the incident. He registered a case against her in-laws saying that she was tortured by them for many years which is why she took the decision of ending her life. SHO Gurwant Singh, Dera Bassi registered the case and said that “In an attempt to prevent the charged, Harmanpreet’s husband and father-in-law said that it was gas leakage which led to the incident.” He added that proper investigation will be done before giving any statement.

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Google removes ‘Pro-Khalistan’ App from Play Store after CM’s request

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Punjab’s Chief Minister Captain Amrinder Singh had voiced his opinion against the Pro-Khalistan, Anti-India mobile application ‘2020 Sikh Referendum’. Giving in to his requests, tech giant Google removed the application from its Play Store.

Talking about the same, Spokesperson from the Chief Minister’s office said that the application is no longer available for users in India.

This application was created by ‘ICETECH’. It asked people to vote and register themselves for ‘Punjab Referendum 2020 Khalistan’. Another website, www.yes2khalistan.org was launched with a similar purpose.

An in-depth analysis of the application and the website in the DITAC Lab, Punjab revealed that the data of voters who had registered themselves through this app was being stored in the webserver of a website which was managed by Sikhs For Justice (SFJ). Sikhs For Justice is an organisation which has been banned by the Government of India.

On the basis of these findings, the cybercrime centre of the Bureau of Investigation, Punjab wanted the app to be removed from Google Play Store and the website be blocked in the country.

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Man shot his nephew over property issue

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No wonder money has become more important than relations and life. Another case of murder due to a monetary dispute has come into the limelight when a Bathinda-based-man killed his nephew. As per the information, the deceased Kuldeep Singh (26) had a tiff with his uncle over some property due to which he was shot dead by his uncle. 

Not only this, the accused after murdering his nephew ran from the location and is currently in hiding. The police have sent the body for post-mortem and have launched a manhunt to nab the accused.

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Sangrur Dalit case: Compensation of Rs 20 Lakh given to family

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Sangrur-based-Dalit, resident of Changaliwala village, Jagmel Singh (37) was allegedly beaten up, tortured and harassed by upper caste people of his society. Not only this, he was tied and then forced to drink urine when he asked water. On November 13, the victim was referred to PGI Chandigarh where he succumbed to his injuries on November 16, 2019.

As per the latest information, the family informed that the police registered their FIR three days after the incident. They also accused the police for negligence and for not catching the criminals on time. Currently, the family members of Jagmel Singh along with their supporters are protesting for justice.

The Punjab Government has offered a compensation of Rs 20 lakh and his wife is given a government job. The compensation will be given in two parts: Rs 6 Lakh will be given after post-mortem, and rest Rs 14 lakh will be given after cremation. Everything is noted in paper at the meeting with Cabinet Ministers Charanjit Singh Channi, Tript Rajinder Singh Bajwa, and Vijender Singla. Also, the CM asked his authorities to check into the matter and give stringent and exemplary punishment to the accused within three months. 

Protesters from all the political parties including AAP, Bahujan Samaj Party, Shiromani Akali Dal, and several Dalit organizations blocked the Sunam-Lehra road. Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Punjab chief and MP of Sangrur Bhagwant Mann and leader of opposition in the state assembly Harpal Singh Cheema also met the family. MP Bhagwant Mann took the matter to Lok Sabha as well and asked for justice.

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