One dead in group clash


One dead in group clash

Fatehabad, April 14

One person was killed and three others, including a woman, were injured in a clash between two groups over putting cowdung cakes for drying on a piece of panchayat land in Jandli Khurd village of Fatehabad today.

The deceased has been identified as Shamsher Singh (56), while the injured Ram Kumar, Nirmala and Charan Singh have been shifted to hospital in Fatehabad. The police have booked Shashtri, his wife Maneri, brother Shankar, sister Ram Kali, and another kin Om under Sections 120-B, 323, 302 and 34 of the IPC on the complaint of victim’s son Karambir.

It is alleged that the piece of land was under encroachment of Shashtri’s father for long, but the panchayat had later got the land released. Today, when the victim’s daughter-in-law was putting cow-dung cakes in the plot, Shashtri’s family objected to it and a fight ensued. — TNS