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Saturday, 7 November 2020

Ferozepur Engineer opens fire on relatives, NRI killed

Tribune News Service
Bathinda, November 6

Gurjinder Singh Bahia, a Superintendent Engineer (SE) deployed in the Irrigation Department at Ferozepur, allegedly opened fire at his relative Surinderpal Singh and his family members at Bhagta Bhaika over a land dispute here today.

Surinderpal's NRI daughter Rajwinder Kaur died while three persons were injured in the incident. Rajwinder had returned from Canada last week. The injured have been admitted to a private hospital while the girl's body has been sent to the Civil Hospital for a postmortem.

A police team reached the spot and on the statement of the injured, it registered a case against Bahia. The accused was also injured in the incident due to which he has not been arrested yet.

Dyalpura police station SHO Inspector Amanpal Singh Virk said, "In the preliminary investigation, it has come to light that the reason behind the murder is encroachment on land. We will interrogate the accused after arresting him."

from The Tribune

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