Tribune Information Service
Mohali, July 19
A male nurse of Fortis Hospital was strangled to dying by some unidentified individuals close to a liquor store in Sector 68 right here late final night time.
The sufferer has been recognized as Arun Bhardwaj (29), a resident of Section IX and native of Garhdiwala in Hoshiarpur district. The sufferer, who had shifted right here round two and a half years in the past, is survived by his spouse and a two-and-a-half-month-old child. His father was additionally staying with him.
DSP Deep Kanwal mentioned Arun was returning residence after his obligation at 9.30 pm. He stopped in entrance of a liquor store in Sector 68 close to the Forest Advanced. Some youths, who have been already standing outdoors the liquor store, had heated arguments with Arun over a petty concern.
They allegedly thrashed the sufferer and strangled him to dying. Later, they fled from the spot, leaving Arun in a pool of blood. Some bystanders shifted the sufferer to Fortis Hospital the place docs declared him introduced lifeless.
DSP (Metropolis 2) Deep Kamal and Inspector Rajnish Chaudhary, together with different cops, reached the spot. Police officers questioned the employees of the liquor store who have been current on the time of the incident. The police knowledgeable the sufferer’s household in regards to the incident.
The sufferer’s father mentioned Arun had reached residence after his obligation. After just a few hours, he acquired an emergency name from a physician, following which he once more rushed to the hospital.
A case has been registered towards the suspects below Sections 302 (homicide), 506 (prison intimidation), 148 (armed with lethal weapon) and 159 (preventing in a public place) of the IPC.
Kamal mentioned: “We now have found out three suspects in reference to the homicide. 5 individuals have been rounded up for interrogation and their position is being verified. We’re hopeful of nabbing the suspects by tomorrow.” The physique was handed over to his relations after conducting a autopsy examination.