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Retired Army Captain strangulated to death in Punjab

PTI | Last Updated: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 19:53

Gurdaspur (Pb): A retired Army Captain was allegedly strangulated to death by some unidentified persons while he was returning to his native village Dakoha in Gurdaspur district, police said on Tuesday.

Milkha Singh, a resident of Dakoha village, lodged a complaint with the police that his uncle Joginder Singh, a retired Army Captain, on October 20 had gone to Ghoman grain market to sell his paddy but did not return.

However, his body, with visible marks of strangulation, was today recovered from the paddy fields of one Tarsem Singh of the same village.

Police have registered a case against unidentified persons. Further investigations into the matter are on.

First Published: Tuesday, October 22, 2013 - 19:53

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