AAP councilor shot dead in Punjab’s Malerkotla
An Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor was shot dead in Punjab’s Malerkotla on Sunday.
Mohammad Akbar was shot from very close range inside the gym. The attackers fled from the spot after shooting.
The entire incident was captured in the CCTV camera whose footage is now going viral on social media. The police have expressed the possibility of murder due to personal enmity.
Akbar had come to the gym, the attacker shot inside
The incident happened at around 8 am on Monday Sunday. Councilor Mohammad Akbar from Ward No 18 of Malerkotla had come to the gym as usual to exercise, when an unidentified man came to the gym and shot him at a very close range. Akbar fell as soon as he was shot.
Malerkotla Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Avneet Kaur Sidhu informed that Akbar suffered a bullet injury and died on the spot.