CISF guard of Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu dies of gunshot wound - Hindustan Times
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CISF guard of Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu dies of gunshot wound

Jan 20, 2024 12:36 PM IST

Initial investigation suggests the bullet was fired accidentally; Bittu was not at home when incident occurred

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed for the security of Ludhiana Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu died after suffering a bullet injury in the head on Friday night, police said on Saturday.

A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed for the security of Ludhiana Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu died after suffering a bullet injury in the head on Friday night. (Representational photo)
A Central Industrial Security Force (CISF) personnel deployed for the security of Ludhiana Congress MP Ravneet Singh Bittu died after suffering a bullet injury in the head on Friday night. (Representational photo)

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The guard, Sandeep Kumar of Muzaffarnagar in Uttar Pradesh, was deployed at the house of the MP near the local Rose Garden at the time of the incident. The bullet hit under his chin and pierced through his head.

Senior officers of the CISF and Punjab Police reached the spot and investigation is underway.

Vijay Kumar of Police Station Division No. 8 said that preliminary investigation suggests the bullet was fired accidentally.

Bittu was away at a function and returned home after coming to know about the incident.

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