TARN TARAN – Firing at a marriage party in the border township of Bhikhiwind took life of Balveer Kumar, a disk jockey. Balveer, a resident of Ramamandi in Jalandhar, died on the spot, while accused Kulwinder Singh, an Assistant Sub Inspector posted at the police line, fled the scene after the incident.
The police sources said the accused was in an inebriated condition and fired three shots while dancing. One of the shots hit Balveer. The cop allegedly used his service revolver in the incident. A case under Section 304 of the IPC has been registered against him at the Bhikhiwind police station, while a manhunt has been launched to arrest him.
Balveer had come here along with a Nakoder-based cultural group which was invited by the bridegroom Jaimal Singh’s family for performing at the marriage.
District police chief Manminder Singh said strict action would be taken against the accused cop.
He said the cop was suspended immediately.