Ludhiana, April 7
A man was found dead in a truck at Eldeco Colony on GT Road near Jalandhar bypass yesterday evening.
The deceased has been identified as Harpreet Singh (30), a resident of SBS Nagar.
Deceased’s brother Harneet Singh told the police that his brother had bought a new truck about two weeks ago. On March 27, he had loaded iron rods from Mandi Gobindgarh and took the same to Faridabad. One Keepa had also accompanied him to Faridabad.
“My brother was supposed to return home in a few days but he didn’t turn up. After April 3, his phone also got switched off. We started searching for him but all in vain,” he said.
Yesterday evening his brother’s truck was found on GT Road and his body was also lying in the truck. The body was covered in the blanket. He was brutally murdered by some unknown persons.
The Salem Tabri police registered a murder case against unknown persons and launched a probe. — TNS
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