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Suspended cop found murdered in Amritsar

The victim is father of gangster Shubham, who recently fled from police custody in Amritsar and is the accused in many criminal cases including murder.

punjab Updated: Oct 05, 2017 12:08 IST
HT Correspondent
Four unknown miscreants stopped his bike and fired at Baljinder Singh.
Four unknown miscreants stopped his bike and fired at Baljinder Singh. (Representative image )

A local police head constable was shot dead by unidentified men near Sun Valley Public School at Majitha road in Amritsar on Wednesday late evening. The deceased has been identified as Baljinder Singh alias Kalu.

He was recently suspended after a departmental inquiry, police added. The victim is father of gangster Shubham, who recently fled from police custody in Amritsar and is the accused in many criminal cases including murder . It was averred that Singh was on his motorcycle and had reached near Friends Avenue.

Four unknown miscreants stopped his bike and fired at him before fleeing. The victim suffered over ten gun shots and died on the spot. A passerby informed the police following which senior officials including police commissioner SS Srivastava, deputy commissioner Amrik Singh, additional deputy commissioner of police (ADCP) Lakhbir Singh reached the spot.

ADCP Lakhbir said, “He was near his home but we are not sure whether he was returning home. We are yet to know the exact number of bullet injuries he suffered. We have started our investigation and will catch the accused soon”.