Abohar murder case : Three more arrested

  • Gaurav Sagar Bhaskar, Hindustan Times, Ferozepur
  • Updated: Dec 15, 2015 16:40 IST
One person was killed and another was wounded in Abohar subdivision of Fazilka town on Friday, allegedly by workers of liquor baron and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Shiv Lal Doda. (HT Photo)

Fazilka police on Tuesday nabbed three more accused related to the murder case of Bhim Sain Tonk, the 27-year-old Dalit man murdered in the gruesome clash in Abohar three days ago.

“We have caught Harpreet Singh alias Harry, Gulab Singh alias Gulabiya and Radhe Sham alias Radhiya from Lalru near Chandigarh. We are on the hunt to nab the others,” disclosed Amar Singh Chahal, DIG Ferozepur range.

“The bone of contention in the dispute was a three-year old fight going on between Bhim Sain and Radhiya, a close aide of Harpreet Singh. Singh, in turn, works with Shiv Lal Doda, an Akali leader and liquor baron,” reliable sources disclosed.

Meanwhile CPS and BJP leader Som Parkash, AAP state convener Succha Singh Chottepur and AAP MP Bhagwant Mann are scheduled to visit the deceased family on Tuesday evening.

Also, Union minister of state for social justice Vijay Sampla reached Abohar Tuesday morning.

At the time of filing of this story, Sampla was chairing a meeting with the local civil administration and the police at the local rest house.

After the meeting, he is scheduled to visit the family of the deceased Bhim Sain Tonk following which he will address a press conference at Abohar.

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