Hoshiarpur, Jun 16: An ex-serviceman shot dead an assistant accountant inside Mahilpur police station in the district on Sunday afternoon.
Police said accused Surinder Kumar Fauji of Mahilpur reached the police station at 1450 hrs and opened fire from his double barrel gun, injuring assistant accountant Amarjeet Singh, who later succumbed to his injuries in a hospital. Fauji also shot at ASI Sham Lal, who was also present in the room, but the ASI managed to get aside.
After hearing the gunshots, other policemen rushed to the room and nabbed the accused.The police have registered a case against the accused under various sections of the IPC and started investigations. (UNI)