Ludhiana: Automobile-borne assailants gunned down Ravinder Singh Sonu, 38, the Samrala rural unit president of the Youth Akali Dal (YAD), at Seh village in Ludhiana district on Tuesday afternoon.
Police mentioned Ravinder Singh was participating in a tree plantation drive at a gurdwara within the village when 4 males stepped out of a Maruti Suzuki Swift automotive and fired at the least 10 bullets at him from shut vary and fled.
Eyewitnesses mentioned that 4 of the six automotive occupants calmly walked as much as Ravinder and earlier than anyone on the spot might react, they pulled out their weapons and opened hearth, killing him on the spot.
The motive of the assault is but to be ascertained.
Ravinder Singh is the youthful son of Seh village sarpanch Ranjit Kaur, who’s a Shiromani Akali Dal loyalist.
Ravinder’s elder brother Gurpreet Singh, alias Gura Seh, was hacked to loss of life 17 months in the past following a dispute over torn posters of a rival Congress group.
Villagers gathered on the spot and didn’t enable the police to take the physique initially. It was solely after senior police officers from Khanna rushed to the village and pacified the residents did they relent.