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Akali sarpanch shot dead by brother in Punjab

A Shiromani Akali Dal Sarpanch was on Tuesday shot dead allegedly by his younger brother and his friend on the outskirts of the city here, police said.



Ludhiana: A Shiromani Akali Dal Sarpanch was on Tuesday shot dead allegedly by his younger brother and his friend on the outskirts of the city here, police said.

The incident occurred this morning when Bhupinder Singh, Sarpanch of Jhamat village, was sitting in his car outside a gym in south city locality, police said.

Meanwhile, the victim's brother Narindra Singh and his friend Amrindra Singh 'Soni' came there in a car and after a brief chat Narindra fired three shots at Bhupinder, police said.

On hearing the gunshots, gym employees came out and rushed him to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead, police said.

Meanwhile the accused escaped in their car, they said.

The CCTV cameras installed at the gym and on the road have recorded the entire incident, Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police, Parmjit Singh Pannu said.

Dispute over property could be the reason of murder, he said.

From Zee News

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