Punjab & Region

Murder of 27-yr-old Delhi resident working as contract labour at Ludhiana railway station

P S Walia Kapurthala, May 11

Unidentified armed persons allegedly murdered 27 year old Delhi resident working as contract labour on electrification work of railway lines at Ludhiana railway station here on Tuesday night. Police has identified the victim as Sukhbir (27) resident of Delhi and found his body in a pool of blood in the premises of local railway station. City DSP Surinder Singh who reached the spot told visiting mediapersons that deceased came to kapurthala railway station to meet his brother in law Ravi and the victim along with three more persons consumed liquor in an abandoned railway quarter .During drinking of liquor they had a brawl and the deceased was brutally murdered with sharp edged weapons and threw his body in the open premises of local railway station , the police said.

Police has registered a case of murder and rounded up four persons and began investigation to trace the murderers.