Faridkot (Punjab): A Dera Saccha Sauda follower Pradeep Singh who is also an accused in Bargari Sacrilege incident was shot dead in Faridkot by unidentified bike-borne assailants.
Pradeep was fired when he was going to his shop in the morning. As many as three people were injured during the cross firing between the assailants and the security personnel of Pradeep Singh.
“An incident of firing took place today where a man, Pradeep Singh, died while 3 people were injured. His security personnel did retaliatory firing too. We have received CCTV footage and have got some leads. Situation under control,” said Pradeep Kumar Yadav, IG, Faridkot range.
Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann has directed the police to take action in the matter so the peace in the state do not “jeopardise”.
He said, “Punjab is a peaceful state where brotherhood among people is quite strong. Nobody will be allowed to jeopardize the peace in Punjab. Police and civil officials have been given strict instructions to maintain peace in the state.”