Mahilpur: Shiv Kumar Bawa: A migrant labourer killed a farmer last night with an iron rod when the farmer was sleeping at his tubewell. Chabbewal police have registered a case against the migrant labourer.
As per information received, Jaskaran Singh s/o Sukhdev Singh r/o Tootomajara said that he along with his father Sukhdev Singh and labourer Mangal Singh went to the farmland for some work regarding harvesting of wheat crop. He said the labourer Mangal Singh asked for his salary but his father requested the labourer to work for few days more and he would pay his salary after few days.
Jaskaran Singh said that he returned to his home in the evening but his father and Mangal Singh kept working till late evening and his father slept near Tubewell. Jaskaran said that when he went to the farmland in the morning, he found his father dead.
He alleged that the migrant labourer Mangal Singh killed his father Sukhdev Singh by hitting an iron rod on his face. He said Mangal Singh has fled away and also took his father’s mobile phone along with him.
Sukhdev Singh is survived by his wife and 2 sons. One of the sons is working abroad and other one Jaskaran used to assist him in agriculture.
Importantly, the family does not have the address of Mangal Singh.
Chabbewal police have registered a case under the charges of murder against Mangal Singh and began the investigation. Police claimed that they would arrest Mangal Singh in near future.