A brawl during a wedding at Mojukhera village of Ellenabad in Sirsa district took a violent turn after a youth was allegedly shot dead by five people on Saturday night.
While two bullets hit Varinder Singh, 22, of Karwala village in his chest, another man trying to make peace got injured in the incident.
Varinder Singh had come to the village to attend the wedding of his friend Samsher’s brother. When Varinder told the disc jockey (DJ) to change a song, some youths stopped him and this led to a brawl. While Varinder died on the spot after the bullets hit him, Samsher, who was trying to pacify them, was injured and taken to hospital.
A police spokesperson said Sukhjeet from Kariwala village, Gulab from Amritsarkalan village and three unknown persons have been booked for murder and criminal conspiracy on the complaint of the victim’s father, Jaswant Singh. Some people have been rounded up i and a team had been formed for conducting further investigations into the matter, he said.