Four booked for shooting truck driver at dhaba

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bathinda
  • Updated: Aug 03, 2014 21:08 IST

The police have booked four people, including two unidentified persons, for allegedly shooting dead a truck driver at a dhaba on the Bathinda- Dabwali road on Saturday evening.

The accused have been identified as Govind Singh, a resident of Sangat Kalan, Mangu Singh from Gehri Buttar and two other unidentified persons. SHO of Sangat police station Sandeep Singh said that due to a property dispute of the accused with the owner of Ekam Dhaba Navjet Singh, the four accused had resorted to opening fire at him at about 6 pm.

The dhaba owner managed to save himself, but truck driver Hardev Singh, a resident of Jira village, who was having a meal at the dhaba at that time, was hit by a bullet which led to his death. A case under Section 302 and the arms act has been registered against the accused.

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