Parking row: 2 injured in firing during marriage function, 3 held in Phagwara

Parking row: 2 injured in firing during marriage function, 3 held in Phagwara

One of the injured undergoing treatment at the Civil Hospital in Phagwara on Sunday. Tribune Photo

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Phagwara, August 2

A minor issue over parking during a marriage ceremony led to firing and injury to two persons on Sunday night. The incident took place at Windsor Palace.

The vicitms, Balwinder Singh, sustained a bullet injury and Balbir Singh was attacked with sharp-edged weapons. Both the injured were from the bride’s family.

Phagwara Superintendent of Police Sarabjeet Singh Bahia along with DSP Paramjit Singh rushed to the spot.

The injured were first admitted to Phagwara Civil Hospital, but were later referred to Ludhiana due to their serious condition, said Senior Medical Officer Lehmber Ram.

Senior Superintendent of Police Harkamalpreet Singh Khakh said the have been identified as Amit Kumar, Daman and Vijay, all residents of Jalandhar.

He said the trio have been arrested and the police have recovered .32 bore pistol and two empty cartridges used while committing the crime.

The SSP said their five accomplices managed to escape from the spot along with weapons.

The police have registered a case under Sections 307, 326, 324, 341, 506, 148 and 149 of the Indian Penal Code and the Arms Act.

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