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Akali sarpanch shot dead at Sangrur village

The Akali sarpanch of Balra near Lehragaga was shot dead during after-dinner walk on Tuesday at the village. Jagsir Singh (36) took 11 bullets.

punjab Updated: Jan 20, 2016 20:31 IST
HT Correspondent
Akali sarpanch

The killers managed to flee under the cover of darkness.(Representative image)

The Akali sarpanch of Balra near Lehragaga was shot dead during after-dinner walk on Tuesday at the village. Jagsir Singh (36) took 11 bullets.

Accused in more than 10 criminal cases, some of a serious nature, Jagsir had made many enemies, and the police believe the three attackers to be among them. The killers managed to flee under the cover of darkness. A police official confirmed that a case had been registered and investigation was on.