Tribune News Service
Goniana (Bathinda), July 5
Fed up with his daughter being allegedly harassed, Boota Singh Thalleke of Goniana Kalan in Bathinda district today shot at two youths, leaving one dead and another critically injured.
Sources said Boota fired at the two youths around 6 pm, while they were tilling their land with their tractor and playing obscene songs at a high volume. The police soon rushed to the spot.
The deceased, Gurjit Singh (25), got shot in the chest, while his accomplice Raju was wounded in the neck. Raju was first taken to the local community health centre, from where he was referred to Guru Gobind Singh Medical College and Hospital, Faridkot.
The police claimed Boota alleged that Gurjit and Raju harassed Boota’s daughter by playing obscene songs at high volume. Station House Officer, Nehianwala, said, “We are investigating the matter and soon a case will be registered. We will also arrest the accused soon.”