28-year-old Jalandhar man shot dead in Canada

Vicky had moved to Canada in 2010 to pursue a diploma in business management after clearing his Class 12 exams.

punjab Updated: Jul 19, 2018 13:39 IST
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Palwinder Singh Vicky(HT Photo )

A 28-year-old man from Jalandhar was shot dead by four attackers in Ontario (Canada) on Tuesday.

The victim, Palwinder Singh Vicky, was shot outside his shared apartment at Brampton city in Ontario. He was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead. Vicky’s family said that two of the assailants were arrested by the police immediately after the incident, but the other two are still at large.

Vicky’s father, Gurmej Singh, who is a retired assistant sub-inspector (ASI) from Punjab Police, said, “The Canadian police is yet reveal the cause of attack.”

He added that Vicky was planning to visit their newly-built house in India in November. Vicky had moved to Canada in 2010 to pursue a diploma in business management after clearing his Class 12 exams.

“Vicky had celebrated his birthday on July 15. We were planning his wedding during his visit in November,” said Gurmej.

He has appealed to the state and Centre to help bring their son’s last remains back. “I am not aware of the procedure but have requested the Union and Punjab government to help us bring my son’s body back,” he said.

Vicky’s sister, Jaswinder Kaur, who resides in Canada, is taking care of the legal procedure to bringing Vicky’s mortal remains back.

Jalandhar (central) Congress MLA Rajinder Beri assured the family that the state government will take up the matter with the central government and provide every possible help to the family.

First Published: Jul 19, 2018 13:38 IST