On Friday night, around nine people killed a 25-year-old youth with sharp weapons in Arjun Nagar, Bathinda, over an old enmity.
The deceased has been identified as Akash Kumar, who worked as a painter.
Victim’s father Sohan Lal told that Akash reached home late on Friday night. Soon, he said, some youth took him in a car on the pretext of going on a short trip, he also followed them.
Lal said that the youth first crushed his son under the car and then their associates who came on a motorcycle attacked Akash with sharp weapons.
Seeing his son soaked in blood, Lal, with the help of an NGO, took him to the civil hospital, where doctors declared him dead.
After postmortem, the victim’s body was handed over to his family.
Acting on the complaint of the victim’s father, the Canal Colony police have registered a case of murder against nine people. Canal Colony SHO Paras Chahal said the main accused has been identified as Akash and teams are conducting raids to arrest all the accused.