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Youth hacked to death by two thieves fleeing on stolen bike

Youth hacked to death by two thieves fleeing on stolen bike


Tribune News Service

Ludhiana, July 10

In a tragic incident, a youth was hacked to death by two thieves at Sidhwan Bet here on Tuesday.

The thieves were escaping after stealing a Royal Enfield Bullet motorcycle and the victim, with the help of his brother, was chasing the suspects on a motorcycle. When the duo reached near the miscreants in a deserted area on the Hambran road, the latter attacked the victim on his head with sharp weapons.

The deceased has been identified as 38-year-old Sukhwinder Singh. The Sidhwan Bet police here have registered an FIR against the unidentified suspects and started a probe in the matter.

According to the statement of Angrezpal Singh, two miscreants entered their house by climbing the wall around 3:45 am. One of their neighbours, who lives abroad, had kept his Bullet bike at his house. The thieves after entering the house premises, opened the lock of the motorcycle fled the scene.

“Hearing the noise, his father woke up and informed us about the incident. Afterwards, he, along with his brother Sukhwinder Singh, started chasing them. They fled towards Sidhwan Bet,” he said.

The complainant revealed that the thieves were armed with sharp weapons.

He said when they reached near the miscreants, they tried to attack them with sharp weapons. His brother Sukhwinder suffered serious injuries on his head and died on the spot. Following which, the attackers managed to escape form the scene, taking advantage of darkness.

The complainant said he had also informed the Sidhwan Bet police and lodged a complaint in this regard.

Inspector Jasveer Singh, SHO, Sidhwan Bet police station, said a murder case was registered against the unidentified suspects. The police were checking footage of CCTV cameras in the area to identify the suspects. They would be nabbed soon.

CCTVs being checked, says cop

Inspector Jasveer Singh, SHO, Sidhwan Bet police station, said a murder case was registered against unidentified suspects. The police have been checking footage of CCTV cameras in the area to identify the suspects. They will be nabbed soon.

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