SRINAGAR: Three personnel of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) were killed by one of their colleagues at a CRPF camp.
This incident occurred at Udhampur in Jammu & Kashmir. Police said that Ajit Kumar, a CRPF jawan, had a tiff with some of his colleagues. Kumar lost his cool and fired at them.
The trio--R Pokarmal, Yogendra Sharma and Umed Singh, got fatal injuries and died. The victims hailed from Raajasthan, Delhi and Haryana respectively.
After the incident, Kumar also shot himself. He is injured and is being treatment in the military hospital. A probe is on to ascertain the circumstances that led to the killings. [March 21, 2019 NewsBits.in]
RAIPUR: Dr Puneet Gupta, the son-in-law of former Chhattisgarh chief minister Dr Raman Singh, has been booked in a case of fraud.
The case is regarding alleged corruption in staff recruitment, purchase of equipment and questionable practices in outsourcing during his stint with the DKS super-specialty hospital.
He is accused of corruption to the tune of crores. Apart from financial irregularities, charges include that of forgery and misuse of his official position too.
Dr Gupta was earlier superintendent of the DKS super-specialty hospital. On a high-level probe committee's directions, the action was taken following initial inquiry. The case has been registered at the Gole Bazaar police station.
[March 15, 2019 NewsBits.in]
BHOPAL: The son of a Rajya Sabha member has been arrested with drugs in Madhya Pradesh.
The incident occurred in Mandla district. Police said that Satyendra Uikey alias Raja, who is the son of BJP MP Sampatiya Uikey, was arrested after drugs were recovered from his car.
The police caught Satyendra and his two friends, recovering 41 pouches of smack. This is not the first such incident. He has been arrested for vehicle theft in the past.
Also, Satyendra had written a social media post, criticising Shivraj Chouhan, that had caused embarrassment to the party.
[March 14, 2019 NewsBits.in]