Jalandhar based financier killed in Philippines

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Jalandhar
  • Updated: Jan 22, 2016 09:48 IST

A resident of Adampur town was murdered in Manila, Philippines, on Wednesday night. The victim’s family has expressed apprehensions that some Philippines miscreants might be behind the killing over some financial issues.

The deceased, Vipin Bhatti (32), was living in Manila city, Philippines for the last eight years. He was returning home when he was gunned down by some unknown persons in Manila. He was working as financier there.

His father Joginder Pal Bhatti, a sweet shop owner, received a call about the incident on Thursday morning and a pall of gloom descended on the town after the news spread in the area. He said the body would arrive here in the coming days.

It is second such incident in last five days, as Gurinder Singh (22), a resident of Basti Bawa Khel was also gunned down by unknown criminals in Manila.

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