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Poll violence: Husband of Cong nominee declared PO

HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times  Ferozepur, December 06, 2012
First Published: 22:35 IST(6/12/2012) | Last Updated: 22:37 IST(6/12/2012)

Jasmail Singh, husband of Satkar Kaur, Congress nominee from Ferozepur Rural in the last assembly elections, was declared proclaimed offender on Thursday in a murder case, while the hearing is due on December 19.

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Jasmail is on the run since January 30, after being charged with shooting a youth, Nishan Singh, to death outside a polling booth on the election eve this year. On January 2, Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi had campaigned for Satkar Kaur. Shera Khuban, one of the five co-suspects, was killed in a police encounter in Bathinda a few weeks ago.

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