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An Akali leader was shot at in village Megowal Ganjian of Hoshiarpur. People gathered after the incident
Shiromani Akali Dal leader was murdered in Hoshiarpur, Punjab. He was shot last night in his village Megowal Ganjiyan, 15 kilometers away from Hoshiarpur. The deceased leader has been identified as Surjit Singh Ankhi. After the incident, the police has started investigation.
Villagers told that Surjit Singh was standing at a grocery shop in Ankhi village late Thursday evening. Meanwhile, two youths came there on a bike. The youth started firing bullets at Ankhi. The bullets hit Ankhi’s stomach and chest.
After the incident, police reached the spot and started investigation. During this time villagers were also present there.
death in private hospital
The attackers fled from the spot after committing the crime. Hearing the sound of bullets, the people of the village gathered. People hurriedly got Ankhi admitted to the civil hospital. From here he was admitted to a private hospital. Where he died during treatment. Four bullets hit his body.
Shiromani Akali Dal leader Surjit Singh Ankhi, who was shot dead.
Ankhi has contested assembly elections
He had also once contested assembly elections from Amritsar on Akali Dal ticket. He was the Sarpanch of the village twice and now his wife is the Sarpanch of the village. The police have started investigating this matter. This incident has spread panic in the area.