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Injured in attack, Dera Sacha Sauda follower dies

A Dera Sacha Sauda follower, who was shot at in village Burj Jawahar Singh Wala in Fazilka three days ago triggering protests, died at a hospital here today.    

Published: 17th June 2016 12:44 PM  |   Last Updated: 17th June 2016 12:44 PM   |  A+A-

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LUDHIANA: A Dera Sacha Sauda follower, who was shot at in village Burj Jawahar Singh Wala in Fazilka three days ago triggering protests, died at a hospital here today.    

Gurdev Singh (31) was admitted in DMCH hospital in a critical condition, Ashwani Chaudhry, Neurosurgeon of the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital said.          

His body was handed over to his family members after the post-mortem examination. Tight security arrangements had been made in the civil hospital, police said.        

A large number of Dera followers were also present here.     

Yesterday, Punjab Police had assured the followers of the Sirsa-headquartered sect of solving the case soon.

A large number of Dera followers had assembled in Faridkot last evening demanding immediate arrest of those responsible.          

The assailants had come in a car and opened fire at Gurdev Singh on June 13 at Jawahar Singh Wala village leaving him seriously injured.  



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