Tarn Taran, October 23
One person was killed and another injured in an incident of firing that took place between family members of late Indian professional wrestler Joginder Singh Tiger over a property dispute at Sheron village, 10 km from here, on Friday.
The deceased has been identified as Angrej Singh of Chhapianwali village in Mukatsar, who was in the village to see his relative (sister’s husband) Jasdeep Singh.
The injured has been identified as Karan Singh, grandson of Tiger.
The Sarhali police have registered a case against 15 persons under Sections 302, 307, 447, 511, 148, 149 of the IPC, and 25, 27,54 and 59 of the Arms Act. Five of the accused have been identified as Sukhwant Singh, alias Pappu Pehalwan, his son Karan Singh, Ranbir Singh, Parlad Singh and Bau, while 10 others are unidentified.
In his statement to the police, complainant Jasdep Singh said that he along with his relative Angrej Singh during morning walk saw some armed persons were tilling their prime land. He said he tried to pursue them but they opened fire in which Angrej Singh was seriously injured. He was taken to a local private hospital from where he was referred to Guru Ram Das Hospital, Amritsar, where he died. Jasdeep Singh admitted that he fired in his self-defence. The police said the accused had been absconding since then.
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