Caught on camera: Man shot dead in Bathinda

The deceased was identified as Harmandeep Singh, a resident of Mahma Bhagwana village

Bathinda, October 21

A man was killed and two others were injured in an attack by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Bathinda district, police said on Thursday.

The deceased was identified as Harmandeep Singh, a resident of Mahma Bhagwana village, they said.

A screen grab of the CCTV footage.

Harmandeep was shot dead by a group of seven unidentified assailants at Ajit Road. The assailants also attacked Butta Singh, a resident of Jandewala village, with sharp-edged weapons, leaving him seriously injured, the police said.

SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal in an attack on the Punjab government told Chief Minister Charanjit Channi to review the law and order situation in the state and put an end to gangster culture.

"I request CM @CharanjitChanni to leave photo- ops & review law & order situation & put an end to gangster culture which has claimed another life in Bathinda. Gangsters being allowed free reign in Punjab under Cong rule which has created a fear psychosis amongst ordinary citizens," he tweeted. 

The incident was caught on CCTV camera.

A shopkeeper was also hurt in the incident. The assailants managed to flee after committing the crime, they said.

Superintendent of Police Jaspal Singh said an investigation is underway. —PTI

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