70-year-old farmer shot dead by youth

A 70-year-old farmer was shot dead by a youth after the former filed a complaint of firing in air against the latter at Noorwala village.The deceased has been identified as Balvir Singh. The suspect has been identified as Jagdev Singh DC (32). The suspect fired four gunshots from his licenced weapon one of which hit the elderly man’s jaw, which led to his death. ADCP Jaswinder Singh and ACP Davinder Chaudhary reached the crime spot for investigation.
A kin of the deceased, Daljit Singh, stated that in the recent panchayat elections, villagers had chosen his nephew unanimously as sarpanch of the village, but their neighbour, who was also the suspect, Jagdev, was nurturing an enmity with them.

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