22 years after marriage, kin of couple clash; 6 hurt, 16 booked

22 years after marriage, kin of couple clash; 6 hurt, 16 booked

Our Correspondent

Tarn Taran, March 4

Dispute between the family members of a couple took an ugly turn at Mannan village, 20 km from here, when six persons were injured in a clash. The Chabal police have booked 16 persons in this connection. The injured have been identified as Dhanwant Singh and Ninder Kaur, who got married in a court 22 years ago, their two sons Bikramjit Singh (21), Devinder Singh (20), daughter Tamanna (18) and their 65-year-old family member Charan Singh.

The police said the incident took place on Monday when Charan Singh was ready to go collect junk from the surrounding villages. He was attacked by family members of Ninder Kaur.

Ninder’s father Sarif Singh, mother Kaushlia Kaur, Chamkaur Singh, Gurmit Kaur, Devinder Kaur, Satnam Singh and 10 unknown persons have been booked under Sections 307, 356, 379-B, 148 and 149 of the IPC. The injured were admitted to the local Civil Hospital from where they were referred to Guru Nanak Dev Hospital, Amritsar.

Inspector Jaswant Singh, SHO, Chabal police station, said the accused fled the spot after committing the crime.

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