Moga: Man crushed to death, Congress worker booked

A man has been killed as he was run over by an SUV allegedly driven by a Congress worker at Saleena village on the outskirts of Moga city late last night.

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Earlier this week, a case of violent clash during election campaign had come to light in Moga district between Shiromani Akali Dal and Congress.

The campaigning SAD workers were targeted by Congress. In the ensuing violent clash, two Akali workers were killed and several others sustained minor injuries. The incident happened on Tuesday night following which Congress workers were booked.

In the latest incident, a case has been registered against Paramvijay Singh, alias Mikki, coordinator of the Social Media Cell of the Punjab Congress, under Sections 304-A (causing death by negligence), 279, 337, and 427 of the IPC at Sadar police station.

The deceased has been identified as Gurbachan Singh (54). The case was registered on the complaint of his son, Lovepreet Singh, who alleged that he and his father were going to Saleena village from Moga on a motorcycle when Paramvijay, driving a Scorpio, hit them from behind.

Gurbachan Singh was taken to a private hospital in Moga, where he succumbed to the injuries.

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The police officials informed that Lovepreet was also injured in the incident, but was out of danger.

Meanwhile, the police have launched a hunt for Paramvijay, who fled the spot.

-PTC News