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Man kills elder brother over property dispute in Ludhiana village

Incident occurred after duo consumed liquor with father

Man kills elder brother over property dispute in Ludhiana village

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Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, February 28

A man murdered his elder brother by attacking him with a iron bar at Poonia village in Samrala on Tuesday night. Even their father, who came to the victim’s rescue, was not spared by the suspect. He was also seriously injured in the incident.

Victim murdered mother 2 yrs ago

Two years ago, Jagjiwan Singh, the deceased, had murdered his mother and a few months ago, he was acquitted by court in the case.

The deceased was identified as Jagjiwan Singh, alias Jagga. The suspect has been identified as Dalvir Singh, alias Soni. Two years ago, Jagjiwan had murdered his mother and a few months ago, he was acquitted by court in the case.

Ram Singh (67), their father, told mediapersons that there was a fight in the family over distribution of property. His elder son Jagjiwan wanted more property than his siblings due to which he used to frequently indulge in scuffle with family members.

On Tuesday night, he along with his two sons were consuming alcohol during which arguments started between both brothers. Following which, Dalvir brought an iron bar and killed his elder brother Jagjiwan by repeatedly hitting on his head. He even tried to kill his father by attacking him with iron bar. He suffered serious injuries.

Ram Singh said his sons were addicts due to which their wives had left them and started staying at their parents’ houses.

Samrala SHO Rao Varinder Singh said the police reached the scene and started a probe. A murder case was registered and the man was held. Dispute over property was the reason behind the crime.

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