A depot holder was allegedly crushed to demise after he refused to present free ration to a policeman’s members of the family in Punjab’s Kapurthala on Tuesday.
Police have registered a case in opposition to 4 individuals, together with three members of the policeman’s household, on this regard.
In response to police, the incident passed off within the Lahori Gate locality of Kapurthala when depot holder Anil Mahajan (35) and his brother have been distributing slips free of charge ration, meant for BPL households beneath the Pradhan Mantri Garib Kalyan Yojana.
The accused have been recognized as Debo, her sons Bhola and Arjun, and their good friend Nanu.
Police stated depot holder Anil Mahajan was crushed to demise as he didn’t give free ration to the accused.
That they had requested Mr Mahajan for his or her free ration slip, on which the depot holder replied that their identify was not included within the record.
This infuriated them after which they attacked the depot holder with lathis and mercilessly crushed him to demise, police stated.
The physique was despatched to the native civil hospital for a autopsy.
The accused are absconding, police stated.