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Sarpanch shot dead in Punjab

Ludhiana: A Sarpanch, facing criminal charges, was shot dead by unidentified assailants during a wedding ceremony on Ludhiana-Malerkotla road here this evening, police said.

Sarpanch shot dead in Punjab

The victim Ravi Khvajke, was facing several criminal cases including murder, Additional DCP Parmjit Singh Pannu said, adding the incident could be a case of gang war.

Ravi, Sarpanch of village Khvajke, was shot dead by the assailants while he was at a banquet hall here.

Pannu said the assailants managed to escape after the incident.

A case has been registered, he added