Auto-rickshaw drivers in Gurugram and Faridabad will receive unique identification stickers with serial numbers registered with the regional transport authority (RTA) and driver's pictures. The move aims to curb crime and ensure passenger safety. Auto-rickshaws without these stickers will not be permitted on the roads from November onwards. The initiative will be implemented in different phases across Haryana state.
A 24-year-old man has been arrested for robbing a Delhi Police constable at gunpoint while he was on his way to report for his G20 Summit duty. The suspect, identified as Mahesh Kumar alias Mundi, was associated with the Sunder Bhati gang and had planned to use the stolen car for another crime. The stolen car has been recovered, but the weapons used in the robbery are yet to be found. Kumar's associates are still on the run.
Residents of Gurugram have complained about erratic garbage collection and poor waste management, causing foul smells and concerns about disease outbreaks. The Municipal Corporation of Gurugram (MCG) has formed teams to address the issue, but residents claim that their complaints have gone unanswered. This is not the first time that garbage collection has been a major issue in the city, as disputes over non-payment of dues have previously disrupted waste collection. Residents have resorted to throwing garbage in the open and paying private vendors to clean the streets. MCG officials have assured residents that the issue will be resolved within a week.
Two men have been arrested in Gurugram for allegedly scamming a 23-year-old executive out of ₹20 lakh ($27,000) by promising to pay him for liking links on social media platforms. The suspects contacted the victim through Telegram and convinced him to invest money for high returns.