STOCK MARKET BSE NSE

20-year-old Punjab youth beaten to death by girlfriend's family

Family members of the girl allegedly kept her boyfriend Inderjit Singh of the same village hostage for six hours as he had gone to meet her and later allegedly beat him up to death.

Published: 24th June 2020 03:11 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th June 2020 03:11 PM   |  A+A-

Image for representational purpose only

Express News Service

CHANDIGARH:  A 20-year-old youth was beaten to death by the family of his girlfriend after he was held hostage for six hours when he had gone to meet her on Tuesday in Punjab's Moga village

Police sources said that the case had come to light from at Dhalleke village of Moga district of Punjab where the family members of a girl allegedly kept her boyfriend Inderjit Singh of the same village hostage for six hours as he had gone to meet her and later allegedly beat him up to death.

Singh was allegedly held captive for six hours from 12 PM (midnight) to 6 AM today and continuously beaten up by the girl’s family. The neighbours came to know about the incident and they rescued the boy and took him to hospital where he was declared dead at 6.30 am due to multiple fractures. The police was informed and the body of the deceased has been sent to the government hospital in Moga for post mortem.

Sources said that during initial questioning of the girl’s family members, who have been taken into custody, the police came to know that Singh had gone to meet his girlfriend at her house late last night where her parents came to know about it 
and held him hostage. Till now no case has been registered and no formal arrest has been made.
 

Stay up to date on all the latest Nation news with The New Indian Express App. Download now

Comments

Disclaimer : We respect your thoughts and views! But we need to be judicious while moderating your comments. All the comments will be moderated by the newindianexpress.com editorial. Abstain from posting comments that are obscene, defamatory or inflammatory, and do not indulge in personal attacks. Try to avoid outside hyperlinks inside the comment. Help us delete comments that do not follow these guidelines.

The views expressed in comments published on newindianexpress.com are those of the comment writers alone. They do not represent the views or opinions of newindianexpress.com or its staff, nor do they represent the views or opinions of The New Indian Express Group, or any entity of, or affiliated with, The New Indian Express Group. newindianexpress.com reserves the right to take any or all comments down at any time.

flipboard facebook twitter whatsapp