Groups clash as Dhillon murder accused are brought to court

Last Updated: Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 21:38

Phagwara: Rival groups clashed here as
police brought six youths, arrested in connection with murder
of BJP leader Sudarshan Dhillon on March 5, from Kapurthala
jail for appearance in local court.

Police rounded up six persons and impounded two
vehicles after the clashes between supporters of Dhillon and
the accused in the court complex and later at a guest house,
where at least three persons sustained minor injuries.

Police and eyewitnesses said that as the six youths
arrested in connection with Dhillon`s murder were brought to
local courts, supporters of two of the accused UK-based NRI
Jatinder Kumar alias Bobby and Sukhdev Singh alias Sukha also
reached there in large numbers.

Heated exchanges took place between supporters of
Dhillon and the accused. The two sides exchanges blows and
after they were dispersed they again clashed at a local guest
house.

City SHO Sarwan Singh Bal said that police was probing
the matter.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, April 10, 2010 - 21:38

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