Land dispute turns bloody, two injured in Amritsar

Land dispute turns bloody, two injured in Amritsar

Jhander police have booked four persons on charge of attempt to murder after they fired and attacked Kashmir Singh, a resident of Pathanangal village, on Monday evening. - File photo

Tribune News Service

Amritsar, January 12

Jhander police have booked four persons on charge of attempt to murder after they fired and attacked Kashmir Singh, a resident of Pathanangal village, on Monday evening. He, along with his several relatives, was taking a walk on the road outside his house when the incident took place.

Those booked were identified as Palwinder Singh, Preeti, and Kulbir Singh, all residents of same village and Jaskirat Singh of Bal Khurd village. A case under Sections 307, 506, 148, 149 of the IPC and 25/27 of the Arms Act was registered against them, though no arrest has been made till now, the police said.

Kashmir Singh told the police that the accused attacked them when he, along with his relatives, was taking a walk. He said without any provocation, they started abusive language. Jaskirat shouted and challanged to teach us a lesson for ‘grabbing’ their property and started firing. He said the bullet hit his nephew Inderjit Singh (25) on his thigh. Another accused Palwinder Singh also fired at them which hit his relative Husandeep Singh of Fatehgarh Churian on his left leg.

As he raised an alarm and people started gathering, the accused fled away from the scene. the injured were rushed to a private hospital for treatment. Sub-Inspector Ajwinder Singh raids were on to nab the accused.

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