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Another kabaddi player shot dead in Punjab's Patiala

By Jasleen Kaur -- April 06, 2022 12:48 pm -- Updated:April 06, 2022 4:48 pm

Mohali, April 7: A kabbadi player, identified as Dharminder Singh, was allegedly shot dead following a clash in front of Punjabi University, Patiala, late Tuesday evening.

The incident comes close on the heels of the killing of international kabaddi player Sandeep Singh Nangal Ambian. He was shot dead by four assailants in Jalandhar on March 14. The police have arrested four persons and named a Canada-based NRI in the case.

Another kabaddi player shot dead in Punjab's Patiala

Kabaddi player Dharminder Singh was also the president of the Daun Kalan village kabbadi club. He was quite politically active.

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Earlier, he was associated with the Shiromani Akali Dal, but later switched to the Aam Aadmi Party.

As per reports, rival groups of Daun Kalan and Theri villages clashed in Punjabi University, Patiala,  on Tuesday evening. After some time, Dharminder represented his villagers during a meeting with the rival group at a dhaba outside the campus. When the talks were on, someone shot him dead.

Another kabaddi player shot dead in Punjab's Patiala

Patiala SSP Nanak Singh said the body had been taken into possession and investigation had been started. So far, four persons had been identified. Police teams had been sent to arrest the accused and the body had been sent for post-mortem.

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On Tuesday, Chief minister Bhagwant Mann asked asked Punjab Police chief VK Bhawra to set up an anti-gangster task force (AGTF) headed by an ADGP-rank officer.

Another kabaddi player shot dead in Punjab's Patiala

-PTC News

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