JALANDHAR - Army authorities at the 11 Corps have put a former top general under formal arrest after he was convicted of professional misconduct and sentenced to three years rigorous imprisonment by a general court martial (GCM) in a multi-million ration scam in this cantonment city Friday.

JALANDHAR - A poverty-stricken drug addict burnt his wife and two-year-old daughter before setting himself on fire in Punjab's Jalandhar city, police said Wednesday.

JALANDHAR - A lawyer and his two sons have been arrested from Himachal Pradesh's Solan town for duping at least seven youths from across Punjab of Rs.18.5 lakh on the pretext of sending them abroad, police said Friday.

JALANDHAR - Three people have been arrested in Punjab for running a bogus finance company that duped scores of people here, police said Sunday.

JALANDHAR - Many young women from Punjab in search of jobs abroad end up illegally in Greece, where they are forced into the flesh trade, says an NGO that has taken up their cause after a request from gurdwaras in that country.
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