Two brothers among 4 booked for opening fire at mother, sister in Tarn Taran
Both Hira and Lovepreet are married and are living with their respective in-laws in Nanaksar Mohalla and Shabazpur here.punjab Updated: Feb 11, 2018 11:09 IST
The city police on Saturday booked two brothers along with two others for allegedly opening fire at their mother and sister at their house in the Golden Enclave locality here. The accused have been identified as Hira Lal and his brother Lovepreet Singh while the identity of two others is yet to be ascertained by the police.
In her complaint to the police, Prem Kaur, 47, said on Friday that she and her daughter were alone in their home on Friday and when she was preparing tea around 7.30 pm in the kitchen and her daughter was in her bedroom, some unidentified people opened fire at them from outside.
“Two of the fireshots hit the refrigerator in the kitchen and we had a narrow escape. After the shooting, some people started a motorcycle in the street. I immediately came near the main gate of my house and saw four people on two bikes leaving the spot,” she said, and added that she saw their back and was confident that two of the them were her sons, Hira and Lovepreet. They have been nursing a grudge against them over an old dispute, she said.
Both Hira and Lovepreet are married and are living with their respective in-laws in Nanaksar Mohalla and Shabazpur here.
Station house officer (SHO) Manjinder Singh said, “A few years ago, Hira and Lovepreet were booked under sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 420 (cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and their sister had given a statement against the duo in the court, and since then her brothers are not on good terms with the mother-daughter duo.”
“We are not sure whether the accused were the complaint’s sons, but they have been booked on suspicion. It can also be a handiwork of someone else for widening the division in the family. However, we will arrest the accused soon,” he added.
The SHO said a case under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention), 120 B (punishment of criminal conspiracy) of the IPC and 25-27-54-59 of the arms Act was registered against the accused, the complainant’s two sons and two unidentified persons.
First Published: Feb 11, 2018 11:08 IST