Man shot over land dispute

Man shot over land dispute

Tribune News Service

Bathinda, June 21

A man allegedly shot his cousin over a land dispute at Maur Khurd village in the district today. The deceased has been identified as Parampreet Singh, alias Garry (28), a native of Maur Khurd, currently staying in Patiala.

As per information, Parampreet had come to his village in connection with some land issue. His cousin Harvinder Singh, alias Lali, along with accomplices arrived at his home in three vehicles and allegedly opened fire at Parampreet, killing him on the spot. Lali and his unidentified accomplices fled the scene.

On receiving information, the Maur police arrived at the scene and initiated investigation. A search had been launched to arrest the suspects, said the police

According to the victim’s relatives, the two sides were involved in a land dispute, but a settlement was reached later.

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