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.
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