National Level Hockey Player Shot Dead in Punjab’s Patiala - TNBCLive

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh’s hometown Punjab’s Patiala witnessed a dreadful sight on Wednesday night. A national-level hockey player and his friend were shot dead by their colleague after a fight.

The two men have been identified as Amrik Singh and Simranjit Singh Happy, were employees of Punjab State Power Corporation Ltd. Amrik Singh and Simranjit Singh had a fight with a man named Manoj Kumar and his son at an eatery. Police said they beat up the father and son. 

Manoj then went to his home to bring his double-barrelled rifle and allegedly fired at Amrik and Simranjit. Both of them died on the spot. A case has been filed under Section 302 of the Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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