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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
The killers managed to flee under the cover of darkness.
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.