Avtar Singh, a resident of Panjokhra village in Ambala, was attacked when he was returning from a local restaurant after having dinner with his friends around 9.15 pm. Police said Singh was in plain clothes and he was attacked by half a dozen people.
Police Commissioner Singh confirmed that two aspects - how Gurdeep took his pistol home and was the district police department aware about his psychiatric treatment - will be ascertained during the probe.
“An FIR was registered against Sudesh Antwal and others, who also belong to dalit community. No arrest has been made. Footage of CCTV cameras installed inside the Ambedkar Bhawan is being scrutnized,” said an SHO.
Inspector Kamaldeep Singh, in-charge of CIA-1, of Ambala police, said, “During an inspection, it was found that permits were issued for one truck but the other trucks were transporting liquor using expired excise permits.”