In his complaint to police, the victim's brother, Major Singh, claimed that, "They were going on a tractor-trolley to somewhere and parked their vehicle at a place. In the meantime, one Ranjit Singh came on his cart from the opposite direction and asked us to move the tractor-trolley aside. I told him to move his cart to an empty place there."
A minor altercation ensued, Major Singh said, adding that when they were going to police station to sort out the matter, the accused stopped them and threatened to teach them a lesson. "They held up arms of my brother and Sukhdeep Singh stabbed him with a knife," he added.
Jagdeep was rushed to a hospital in Amritsar where he died.
A case under Sections 302, 148 and 149 of the IPC has been registered at Lopoke police station. No arrest has been made so far.