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Gang war erupts at wedding in Kotkapura, teenager killed


Gang war erupts at wedding in Kotkapura, teenager killed

Tribune News Service

Faridkot, September 8

A 16-year-old boy lost his life in a gunfight between two rival gangs in Kotkapura town of the district late on Saturday evening. The shootout took place during a wedding function in a densely populated residential area of the town.

Lovepreet Singh, a student of Class XI, got accidentally shot and died on the spot. Three persons, including two members of the warring gangs, were injured. They sustained multiple bullet injuries.

Police sources said the exchange of fire began around 10 pm. The victim had come to the wedding along with his grandfather. Three persons of Bhola Shooter gang armed with weapons reached there and opened fire on members of the rival group. The latter also responded with firing. The innocent boy caught in the line of fire and got shot, they said.

There was chaos all over. In all, 27 shots were fired. Ankush Kumar alias Aashu, another innocent person, also sustained critical injuries and was shifted to DMC, Ludhiana.

Two members of the rival gang Ranjodh Singh and Gurlal Singh received multiple injuries. They were taken to Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot.

Sources said the attack was carried out on the directions of Bhola Shooter, presently lodged in the Central Jail, Faridkot.

The police have registered a case of murder and attempt of murder against Bhola and his accomplices Prince Kumar alias Tuti of Faridkot, Ranjodh Singh of Mahla Kalan village, Moga, and Gurlal Singh of Bhuttar village, Faridkot.

Bhola is in jail in connection with a murder in Kotkapura in July, 2017. The police believe that Bhola was in constant touch with his gang members over the phone and was carrying out illegal activities.

Caught in crossfire 

  • Lovepreet Singh, a student of Class XI, was accidentally shot and died on the spot 
  • The victim, who had come to the wedding with his grandfather, was caught in a crossfire between two rival gangs

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