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Three of family held for beating driver to death

Three members of a family were arrested by division number 7 police station on Thursday for beating to death Harjinder Singh alias Pintu,a driver in Kishore Nagar.

Three members of a family were arrested by division number 7 police station on Thursday for beating to death Harjinder Singh alias Pintu,a driver in Kishore Nagar.

The incident happened late Wednesday with the accused alleging that the driver passed lewd remarks against women of their family.

Bachhan Singh,60,his wife Manjit Kaur,55,and his daughter-in-law Jeeto,35,have been arrested while Bagga Singh,son of Bachhan Singh,is absconding.

ACP (East) Satish Malhotra said the police arrested the accused near Veer Palace on Chandigarh road on Thursday. The accused were trying to flee to evade arrest.

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The accused told the police that Pintu used to harass Jeeto. On Wednesday,Pintu again teased her and they all went to Pintu and thrashed him. As a result,he fell on the ground and died.

Inspector Raj Kumar,division number 7 SHO,said the police registered a case of murder against the accused following a complaint by Jagdev Singh,who is a paternal uncle of Pintu.