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Peasant leader gunned down in Amritsar village, alleged robbery bid – The Tribune India


Tribune press service

Amritsar, September 11

A peasant leader was injured when four motorcyclists fired on him on Sunday near the village of Ranewali under the Rajasansi police station.

The incident happened while Angrej Singh, head of the Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee (KMSC), accompanied by his father, was traveling to the village of Jagdev Kalan.

The robbery offer is said to be the reason for the incident. SSP Swapan Sharma said investigations were underway to identify the suspects. CCTV cameras in the area were being scanned for clues to the perpetrators.

Sarvan Singh Pandher, a leader of the association, said that if the police did not identify and arrest the accused, they would stage a protest in this regard.

Angrej Singh, chairman of the association’s Guru Ka Bagh region, said a protest was scheduled for tomorrow outside the residences of Punjab ministers and that he and his father Gajjan Singh were traveling to Jagdev Kalan village to hold a meeting with members of his association. . The area is owned by Cabinet Minister Kuldeep Singh Dhaliwal.

He said as they reached the village of Ranewali, four motorcyclists intercepted them and started looking for him. He said that when he resisted, the accused pulled out a gun and shot him in the leg. He said his father raised the alarm, following which people began to gather as the defendants fled on motorbikes.

The Rajasansi Police have registered a case against unidentified persons and started investigations in this regard.