Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader allegedly shoots an Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) worker following a land dispute at Bhinder Kalan village in Dharamkot on Sunday.
The crime took place when accused Jagseer, a former sarpanch, went to the deceased’s fields along with his 15 accomplices and started ploughing the land. When Jagroop opposed Jasgeer’s actions, the accused opened fire at him his nephew Pritpal Singh and father Jaura Singh.
Immediately after the incident, Jagroop and Pritpal were rushed to Dayanand Medical College and Hospital, Ludhiana, where Jagroop died.
When the incident was informed to the AAP leaders, including HS Phoolka and Ramesh Grover, they rushed to the spot.
Phoolka, who went to lodge ‘zero’ first information report (FIR) at city south Moga police station, alleged that the police were not cooperating.
Grover termed it an act of vandalism by Akali leaders and said they would provide justice to the deceased’s family.
Dharamkot station house officer (SHO) Satwinder Singh was not aware of the incident. The SHO didn’t even informed his seniors the attack.
Meanwhile, police were investigating till filing of the report.