Phagwara: The blood-stained body of a man
was on Thursday recovered from the tavern where he was working near
here, police said.
"The deceased, identified as Princepal Singh alias
Pinka (50) of Amritsar, was possibly hit with an iron rod or
pipe as he was found with his face smashed," DSP Sandeep
Sharma, who visited the site along with City SHO Amrik Singh
A blood-stained stick was also recovered from the
nearby plot near the Hargobind Nagar crossing, Sharma said.
Pinka`s relatives have told police that a case of
divorce of his daughter with her husband Pankaj of Jalandhar,
was on and alleged that either Pankaj assigned somebody to
murder his father-in-law or committed the crime himself, he
Sharma said a case under section 302 (murder) of IPC
was registered against Pankaj on the statement of Pinka`s