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Patiala youth stops 4 men from teasing his sister, gets attacked with sharp-edged weapons

Foursome attack the youth with sharp-edged weapons; police register FIR against accused

The Hush Post: In a shocking incident a youth from Patiala was attacked with sharp-edged weapons after he objected to four men who used to tease his sister. The Patiala Police have registered an attempt to murder case against the four accused persons for the brutal attack that took place on Sunday.

The victim, Jasmeet Singh, in his a complaint to the police alleged that the main accused out of the four used to harass his 24-year-old sister while on her way to her class to which he had objected earlier, The Times of India reported.

The police said the victim Jasmeet Singh had recorded his statement in which he stated that he had been attacked with sharp-edged weapons by the accused persons who were also carrying a pistol. But they did not open fire, the report said.

The victim told the police that the incident occurred near Officers Colony gym where the accused stopped him. He reportedly said that he was not aware about what awaited him as it was dark and he could not see the four attackers who were waiting for him.

The police said that the victim was returning back home from the gym in Samana on Sunday evening when the accused on the way had stopped and attacked him according to their plan, the report said.

“Jasmeet Singh lodged a complaint with us that he was attacked by the accused following which he was hospitalized at Government Rajindra Hospital. He was assaulted by sharpedged weapons. Jasmeet had landed in a fray with the one of these accused who used to follow and harass his sister on her way to her classes. On Sunday, the four accused, out of which one has been identified as a resident of Samana town, targeted the complainant and severely injured him. We have initiated the probe in the matter after recording the statements of the complainant. However, Jasmeet’s sister’s statement has not been recorded in the matter yet,” a police officer was quoted as saying.

The cop added that police teams have been formed to trace and arrest the accused, who are at large.

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