Celebratory firing: 23-yr-old killed at Lohri event in Talwandi Sabo village

Celebratory firing: 23-yr-old killed at Lohri event in Talwandi Sabo village

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Bathinda, January 13

Lohri celebrations in Rayia village of Talwandi Sabo turned into mourning when a man fired a shot from his licensed revolver. The bullet hit a youth present in the function, which led to his death on Tuesday.

The deceased has been identified as Harjit Singh (23), a resident of Pakka Shaheeda Wala village in Sirsa district of Haryana. The police have registered a case on the complaint of Harjit’s uncle. Gursewak Singh, a resident of Pakka Shaheeda village in Sirsa, said Lohri celebration of his maternal uncle Surjit Singh’s grandson was organised in Raiya village. He was accompanied by his nephew Harjit. Surjit fired a celebratory shot that hit his nephew. Hunt is on to arrest Surjit. — TNS

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