The police have booked 23 persons - nine identified and 14 unidentified - for allegedly attempting to murder a man by opening fire at his vehicle near Jaga Ram Tirath village in the district.
Based on a complaint by village resident Gurdip Singh the police have booked Parvinder Singh, Shammi Singh, Bhiuma Singh, Gorali Singh, Babbu Singh, Kandu, Gogi Singh all residents of Banwali in Mansa district and Ajaib Singh and Raju residents of Bhagi Wander village under section 307 of IPC and relevant section of Arms Act.
Complainant alleged that accused who came in four vehicles opened fire at him while he was heading home in his car on Tuesday night. Old rivalry is considered to be the reason behind the incident. None of the accused has yet been arrested.