Tribune news service
Zirakpur, October 10
A 35-year-old man was allegedly shot dead in Zirakpur on the night intervening Friday and Saturday.
He has been identified as Anil Kumar, a resident of Kharar. The incident took place at around 1.30 am on Saturday.
According to information, five men riding a Fortuner on VIP Road here had an argument with the men occupying another Fortuner over the issue of overtaking the vehicle.
The men in one of the vehicles called friends Anil and Monty to the spot. Anil, who was attending a birthday party in Zirakpur, arrived on the spot where he had an argument with the other men.
One of them, a native of Faridkot, allegedly fired three shots at him of which two hit him. He was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Anil, who used to repair lifts, leaves behind wife and a 10-year-old son. He hailed from Mandi district of Himachal Pradesh.