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2017 5:14 am The court on Saturday ordered to frame charges against Harmehtab Singh alias Farid under sections of murder, the next date scheduled for the case. (Representational Image) Top News The court on Saturday ordered to frame charges against Harmehtab Singh alias Farid under sections of murder which will be framed on November 7 the next date scheduled for the case The court of additional and sessions judge ordered to frame charges against Harmehtab under Section 302 (punishment for murder) read with Section 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) of the IPC Meanwhile the orders on Harmehtab’s bail will be pronounced by the court on November 3 Earlier on October 24 during an argument Harmehtab’s defense counsel denied the charges and stated that ‘none of the reports confirmed anything against him and it was not a case of intentional murder’ whereas the defense Advocate AS Sukhija argued that Section 302 (murder) must be dropped and instead it should be replaced with Section 304 (culpable homicide not amounting to murder) The prosecution had stated that after Balraj the driver of the BMW car hit Akansh Sen Harmehtab asked the driver to run over him over again as he was not yet dead and provoked Balraj However the defense had argued that it is a case of accident as there was no motive of intentional murder and since the youths were in an inebriated condition at the time there was no possibility that anyone could have heard as how Harmehtab instigated Balraj However the prosecution took up the statement of Sen’s friend Shera and established that there was old enmity between Shera and Harmehtab which led to the incident For all the latest Chandigarh News download Indian Express App More Top NewsWritten by Varinder Bhatia Navjeevan Gopal Man Aman Singh Chhina | Chandigarh | Updated: June 9 2016 1:30 pm Please save my daughter she did no wrong: Jeet Kaur in Boot village her daughter is in prison for possession (Express Photo by Jaipal Singh) Top News In May 2014 stung by allegations of inaction over the rampant abuse and trafficking of drugs the Punjab government launched an aggressive crackdown with Deputy Chief Minister and Home Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal declaring: “We will spare no one” These words resonated in police stations across the state with 17068 arrests in 2014 and 11593 more until December 2015 But that’s just on the surface READ |At Ground Zero behind each door a broken home Dig deeper and what emerges is a story of a rush to rack up numbers Punjab’s war on drugs has in effect turned into a war on its addicts the most vulnerable rung at the bottom of the supply ladder Share This Article Related Article That’s one of the key findings of an eight-month-long investigation by The Indian Express of 6598 FIRs made available last year under the Right to Information Act These FIRs were registered under the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substance (NDPS) Act from January 1 to December 31 2014 in 152 police stations that fall under 14 of the 28 police districts in Punjab An analysis of the numbers tells the story: At least 2555 out of the 6028 arrests — or 424 per cent — were for possession of5 gm or less of heroin 100 gm or less of intoxicant powder 50 gm or less of opium 1 kg or less of poppy husk and 100 or less capsules or tablets District-wise chart: How people found with burnt matchsticks and silver foils were also arrested under the NDPS Act Punjab Drug problem “Those who have been arrested were merely small-time peddlers No drug lord worth his name has been put behind bars The crackdown was absolutely flawed and done to make up the numbers It took place without any foresight and planning Addiction is a sickness like any other disease and there is no point in putting addicts behind bars” said Shashi Kant former DGP (Prisons) who now runs an NGO Nasha Virodhi Manch to helpaddicts The clinic of Sarwan Singh the “time-pass doctor” in Boot village (Express Photo: Jaipal Singh) Nothing illustrates the cracks in the crackdown better than police records from Boot village in Kapurthala where47 FIRs were filed under the NDPS Act The Indian Express visited Boot and investigated each of those FIRs which together name 63 accused to find that at least 28 — or nearly 60 per cent — were registered for possession Details from a selection of these FIRs illustrate who this crackdown really targeted Consider these: * Date of FIR: 21-01-2014 Accused: Kulwinder Kaur 27 w/o Mohan Singh Status: On bail Seized: 50 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 24-01-2014 Accused: Baldev Singh 45 s/o Hansa Singh Status: On bail Seized: 25 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 28-01-2014 Accused: Raju 22 s/o Amrik Singh Status: On bail Seized: 50 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 28-01-2014 Accused: Sarwan Singh 37 s/o Mohinder Singh Status: On bail Seized: 50 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 17-02-2014 Accused: Malkit Singh 19 s/o Amrik Singh Status: On bail Seized: 7 gm smack * FIR: 10-03-2014 Accused: Jaswant Singh 19 s/o Gurmeet Singh Status: On bail Seized: 50 capsules * FIR: 20-05-2014 Accused: Sulkhan Singh 19 s/o Sajjan Singh Status: On bail Seized: 2 gm heroin * FIR: 15-08-2014 Accused: Lakhvir Singh s/o Mukhtiar Singh; Swaran Singh s/o Munsaa Singh Status: On bail Seized: 5 gm heroin * FIR: 20-08-2014 Accused: Kamaljit Singh 39 s/o Buta Singh; Kuldeep Singh 24 s/o Swaran Singh Status: On bail Seized: 45 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 02-09-2014 Accused: Paramjit Singh 20 s/o Tarsem Singh (plus 2 from other villages) Status: On bail Seized: 5 gm heroin 150 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 12-09-2014 Accused: Nirvair Singh 19 s/o Mohinder Singh Status: On bail Seized: 5 gm heroin * FIR: 19-09-2014 Accused: Rajpal Singh 23 s/o Harbans Singh; Bagga 22 s/o Hajara Singh Status: On bail Seized: 40 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 23-09-2014 Accused: Balwinder Kaur w/o Surjit Singh Status: On bail Seized: 20 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 10-10-2014 Accused: Karnail Singh wife Jaswinder Kaur Status: On bail Seized: 75 gm intoxicant powder * FIR: 27-05-2014 Accused: Jaswant Singh & Gurpreet Singh s/o Gurmeet Singh; Gian Kaur w/o Harbans Singh; Charan Singh s/o Kala; Joga Singh s/o Kala Singh; Balwinder Kaur; Satnam Singh s/o Harnam Singh; Manga s/o Swaran Singh; Chunni Shah s/o Joginder Singh; Lakha Singh s/o Gurbachan Singh (plus 8 from other villages) Status: On bail Seized: 4 gm smack 5 gm heroin 10 gm intoxicant powder 1 kg poppy husk “The police only focused on youngsters who were addicts since they were easy to catch The big fish continue to roam free There are some examples in our village where local drug lords are roaming around freely These people have built palatial houses with the money they have earned from selling drugs The police know about them but have done nothing because they are well-connected politically” said Jathedar Udha Singh the local gurudwara pradhan and a Shiromani Akali Dal worker from Boot village In Kang village of Gurdaspur villagers claim the crackdown was so intense that even those found in the company of drug addicts were put behind bars “I used to run a medical store at the time That day three of my friends were standing near my store… two of them were smoking drugs All four of us were arrested” claimed Jaspal Singh 40 who was arrested last October and is out on bail Jaspal’s father Gurmej Singh an ex-serviceman says he still cannot believe what his son has been through “He is married has two children and has never touched drugs Yet we had to move around in the village with our heads hanging in shame because of this taint” he claimed Hoshiarpur-based lawyer Sandeep Sharma who is handling the defence of at least 50 accused alleged that police “plant recoveries on the accused in several cases” “Even if a minuscule quantity of drug was seized the quantity was inflated several times by planting more drugs to make up the numbers Only the end-users were targeted and thrown inside jails” said Sharma (Reporting from Amritsar Gurdaspur Pathankot Jalandhar Hoshiarpur Kapurthala and Ropar) For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Top NewsBy: PTI | Chennai | Published: September 25 2017 6:22 pm Kamal Haasan Related News Senior AIADMK leader and Tamil Nadu minister D Jayakumar on Monday lashed out at actor Kamal Haasan over his political ambitions saying politics was not a movie The state fisheries minister gave the example of thespian Sivaji Ganesan who commanded a strong fan following saying he could not make a big mark in politics “Kamal (Haasan) thinks politics is a movie which runs for 100 days Is the chief minister’s post some kind of a toy that can be purchased from the market People should recognise people should accept” he claimed Jayakumar’s remarks came in the wake of the actor’s reported comments that he could contest elections if they were held within the next 100 days even as he had hinted at being prepared to lead the state “Sivaji Ganesan started a political party but he could not even become an MLA Crowds cannot be the mere yardstick All that crowd should convert as votes” Jayakumar told reporters here He also took a swipe at Haasan over his comments on Twitter especially those against the ruling AIADMK saying “You should be among the people not just on Twitter” Haasan has of late made his political ambitions clear He had also levelled charges of corruption against the government drawing censure from ministers including Chief Minister K Palaniswami Last week AAP supremo and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal had met the actor here sparking speculation of a new political alignment in the state The duo however did not make any grand announcement For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related NewsBy: PTI | Lucknow | Published: September 3 2017 5:47 pm BSP Chief Mayawati (File/Express Photo by Prem Nath Pandey) Related News The expansion of the Narendra Modi cabinet at the Centre is an attempt to divert the attention of the people from the government’s “failure” in tackling burning issues the country is facing BSP chief Mayawati said on Sunday The former Uttar Pradesh chief minister while referring to the induction nine new ministers also said that retired bureaucrats were being relied on more than politicians The expansion is an attempt to divert the attention of the people from the “failure of the government on burning problems like poverty unemployment Ganga cleaning” as well as promises made by the BJP during the Lok Sabha polls Mayawati said “This is new drama being enacted by the BJP The people have lost hope and are angry with the government In place of politicians retired bureaucrats are being relied on more in the expansion and an attempt is being made to propagate the agenda of RSS” she said in a statementThe expansion reflects the tensions in the BJP and in the NDA she added She alleged that due to the policies of the Centre the atmosphere is getting vitiated and development has taken a back seat The expansion reflects the tensions in the BJP and in the NDA she added She alleged that due to the policies of the Centre the atmosphere is getting vitiated and development has taken a back seat For all the latest India News download Indian Express App More Related News A source reveals that in his upcoming film Ek Thi Daayan, So with the coming in of another brilliant new year the Pune classes will now have better access to the latest trends which would inturn have them not travel to mumbai and Delhi to truly complete their ward- robes!100 establishments; 41 of these were found open and were asked to close down. 2009 5:21 am Related News The Maharashtra State Road Transport Corporation (MSRTC) has said that it will resume bus services to Madhya Pradesh from November 13. 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