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2 killed in clash between Congress, Akali workers in Punjab’s Moga

The incident took place on Tuesday night when workers of both the parties came face to face in Ward No 9 of Moga

2 killed in clash between Congress, Akali workers in Punjab’s Moga

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Tribune News Service

Moga, February 10

Two men were killed and two others injured in a clash between the Congress and Akali workers campaigning for the MC polls here, police said on Wednesday.

The incident took place on Tuesday night when workers of both the parties came face to face in Ward No 9. Both the parties argued over allegation of distribution of liquor that led to the clash.

The supporters of SAD were campaigning for their candidate Kulwinder Kaur while Congress supporters were campaigning for Paramjit Kaur when the latter’s husband Narinderpal Singh Sidhu and his supporters arrived there and accused Akalis of distributing liquor.

The Akali workers alleged that Congress activists ran them over with their vehicles when they they tried to run away from there.

One Harminder Singh died on the spot while one Jagdeep Singh succumbed to his injuries in a Ludhiana hospital, the police said.

A case under Ssection 302 (murder) of the IPC was registered against Narinderpal Singh Sidhu and six others, the police said.

Three men, including Sidhu and one Jasmel Singh, were arrested, the police said, adding that two vehicles were also impounded.


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