Groups clash as Dhillon murder accused are brought to court
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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.


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

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