Three murdered over land dispute in Karnal
Three people were murdered and three others were injured over a land dispute on Sunday night in Sitamai village of Karnal. According to media reports, the land dispute was between two families over a piece of land. The tension was building up after police recovered three bodies. To keep the situation under control, the police was deployed in the village.
The deceased were identified as Nafe Singh (32), Ravi (21) and Parveen Kumar (30), residents of Jamni village in Jind district.
As per media reports, two cousins Rajesh and Satish were involved in a dispute of around 1.5 acres. Both claimed that the disputed land belonged to them. Parveen was the brother-in-law of Rajesh, while Nafe Singh and Ravi were friends of Parveen, who came to Sitamai to resolve the issue.
Satish and Rampal, residents of Sitamai, along with their family members and relatives, attacked them with sharp-edged weapons.
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Rajesh, his wife Reena and Rohit, residents of Sitamai, also received injuries. Both families were involved in the land dispute for the past several years and their case was pending in court.
The police arrested Satish, Ravinder, a resident of Sonepat, and Rishipal, a resident of Sitamai.