Latest News | CEO asks for report after firing injures man near Kong poll rally in Amritsar, Punjab

Amritsar, May 18 (PTI) A man was injured in a firing incident near a poll rally for Congress candidate Gurjit Singh Aujla, and Punjab’s chief election officer has asked for a police report in the case. It was done.

Police said five people opened fire.

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The incident was said to be unrelated to the election rally because it occurred in a location far away from the rally.

Balbir Singh, a station house official at Ajnala, said the victim has been identified as Lovely, who in a statement said he was attending a parliamentary election rally when he was attacked about 100 meters from the rally venue. He said it was.

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Police said five suspects have been identified; three are residents of Ajnara village and the remaining two are outsiders.

The SHO said a police team was dispatched to arrest the suspect.

Meanwhile, Punjab Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Shivin C has sought a report from the Director General of Police (DGP) on the Ajnala firing incident.

Following a complaint from Amritsar candidate Gurjit Singh Aujla of the Nationalist Congress Party, the CEO has written to the DGP to submit a fact-based report as soon as possible to inform the Election Commission of India.

In a separate letter, the CEO asked the district election officer and deputy commissioner, Amritsar, to immediately look into the matter and sought an action report.

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