In a shocking incident, instigated by his beloved, a teenager of village Akahara of Jagraon, mixed poison in the milk for his mother and father on Tuesday night. However, having suspected some foul play, his father survived though his mother died.
The Ludhiana (rural) police have registered a case of murder and attempt to murder against the youth and his lover. The police have arrested both of them. The accused have been identified as Joga Singh (18) and his beloved Jaspreet Kaur (16). Both the accused are school dropouts. Joga Singh works as labourer at a brick kiln and his father Sant Ram is a farm labourer.
According to residents of village Akhada, Joga Singh and Jaspreet Kaur were in a relation since long and Sant Ram (52) and Gurmail Kaur (45), his parents, were opposing it. They were not accepting relations of their son with the neighbouring girl. They asked Joga Singh several times to breakup with Jaspreet Kaur.
Japreet allegedly instigated Joga Singh to kill his parents, as she assumed that his parents would not allow them to marry.
Sant Ram, father of the accused Joga Singh, after taking dinner, the consumed milk, as usual, before going to sleep. In the meanwhile Joga Singh had mixed some poisonous substance in the milk.
Gurmail Kaur, Joga Singh's wife, complained about ill health as she had consumed the full glass of milk. She was rushed to a nearby hospital, from where she was referred to civil hospital Jagraon, where she breathed her last.
The matter spread in the village like fire in the jungle. The residents who were aware of the incident, had nabbed both the accused and sounded the police.
“It is a very unfortunate incident. The police have arrested both of the accused. The police have been questioning them about the procurement of poisonous substance they had used,” said SSP Gurpit Singh Toor.