Hindustan Times (Jalandhar)

2 booked for killing man dur­ing scuf­fle

- Crime · Viral · Incidents · Discrimination · Human Rights · Society · Casteism · Guru Nanak

AMRITSAR : The Verka po­lice of Amritsar dis­trict booked two per­sons for al­legedly killing a man dur­ing a scuf­fle at Preet Na­gar in Amritsar on Tues­day.

The de­ceased was iden­ti­fied as Gopal Singh, 45, of Preet Na­gar while the ac­cused were iden­ti­fied as Sur­jit Singh and Suraj of the same lo­cal­ity.

In her com­plaint, the de­ceased’s wife, Su­man, said a fight en­sued be­tween the ac­cused and her son Lovepreet Singh in the street. “My hus­band in­ter­vened to sort it out but the ac­cused thrashed him ter­ri­bly be­fore he fell un­con­scious.”

He was de­clared brought dead at Guru Nanak Dev Hospi­tal.

SHO of Verka po­lice sta­tion, Jaspreet Singh, said a case un­der Sec­tion 302 (mur­der) was reg­is­tered against the ac­cused. HTC

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