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Man shot dead by friends after argument in Muktsar

By, Bathinda
Dec 22, 2023 08:32 AM IST

While Sumit Singh Brar of Sohangarh village in adjoining Ferozepur district died on the spot, his friend Ripanjot Singh sustained injuries and is undergoing treatment at Muktsar’s civil hospital

A 22-year-old man was shot dead by his friends after an argument in Muktsar on Wednesday night, police said.

Muktsar senior superintendent of police (SSP) Bhagirath Singh Meena said the main accused Luvpreet Singh Chahal was arrested and the weapon and an SUV used in the crime were also recovered.
Muktsar senior superintendent of police (SSP) Bhagirath Singh Meena said the main accused Luvpreet Singh Chahal was arrested and the weapon and an SUV used in the crime were also recovered.

While Sumit Singh Brar of Sohangarh village in adjoining Ferozepur district died on the spot, his friend Ripanjot Singh sustained injuries and is undergoing treatment at Muktsar’s civil hospital, they said.

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The crime took place near Snakkers restaurant on Muktsar’s Kotkapura bypass.

Muktsar senior superintendent of police (SSP) Bhagirath Singh Meena said the main accused Luvpreet Singh Chahal was arrested this morning and the weapon and an SUV used in the crime were also recovered. SSP Meena said an investigation is underway.

“Teams are working to ascertain the motive behind the crime,” a police official said.

In his complaint at Sadar police station, Brar’s uncle Jagjit Singh said Chahal and Jairit were good friends with Sumit but they developed differences over some issues. “The accused used to visit Sumit’s house. I know both of them well. On Wednesday, when Sumit left his house in an SUV, Chahal and Jairit attacked Ripanjit and him,” he said.

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