Amritsar: Shaurya Chakra awardee Balwinder Singh was shot lifeless by unidentified assailants in Punjab’s Tarn Taran district on Friday, police mentioned. The motorcycle-borne miscreants attacked Singh when he was at his workplace, adjoining his residence, within the district’s Bhikhiwind village, the police mentioned, including that the accused then fled the spot.
Singh, 62, had fought bravely towards terrorism within the state for years and was attacked by terrorists many instances prior to now. Singh’s safety cowl was withdrawn by the state authorities a yr in the past on the advice of Tarn Taran police, his brother Ranjit mentioned, including that their total household had remained on the hit listing of terrorists. The Ministry of Defence in 1993 awarded him the Shaurya Chakra. Many documentaries have been made on his bravery.
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