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25-year-old murdered in South City, sister critical

Written by Raakhi Jagga | Ludhiana | Posted: January 13, 2014 11:09 pm

In a shocking incident, Rahul Verma, 25, was killed by unknown people and his sister Priyanka Verma, 22 was injured. Priyanka is critical and has been admitted to DMCH. Old enmity seems to be the reason behind the incident. The incident took place late on Sunday when armed people attacked Rahul and Priyanka at their South City resident. Priyanka, who was to get married on January 22 is critical with multiple head injuries.

Police said, their parents and elder brother Kunal had gone to distribute Priyanka’s wedding cards to relatives. Around 9 pm, Rahul spoke to his parents and between 9.03 and 9.12 pm Priyanka spoke to her fiancé. Their parents returned between 9.35 and 9.40 pm when they saw the children in a pool of blood. SHO Amarjeet Singh said, “The incident took place sometime between 9.12pm and 9.35pm. Preliminary investigation reveals that the accused were known to them. No door was broken and nothing was stolen from the house.”

Meanwhile, Kunal told the police that when they returned, Rahul was murmuring the name of one Happy and was asking him not to beat him anymore. However, the family did not know anyone with that name. Sudesh Verma, the father was in a state of shock.

Sudesh has a hosiery business in Purana Bazar. The SHO added that investigations also revealed that more than two people had entered the house. Police, meanwhile, is looking into the cell phone details of Rahul and Priyanka and other family members.

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