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Amarpreet Singh and Gurleen Kaur

Name of the couple   : Amarpreet Singh and Gurleen Kaur

Profile of the victims        : Amarpreet was the son of a widow Kuljit, and lived at Bahmniwala village patti

Murdered person              : Gurleen Kaur and her mother in law Kuljeet.

The accused                       : Gurleen’s father Joginder Singh (55), her brother Guriqbal Singh (16), Pritam Singh, Mohinder Singh, uncles, and cousins Hardev Singh and Lal Singh, and another relative Sarvan Singh

Place of Murder                : Tarn Taran district Punjab.

Date of Murder                 : 12th May 2010.

Assassination                    : Angry over the marriage of Gurleen Kaur and 23-year-old Amarpreet Singh against their wishes, relatives of the girl attacked the couple’s house at Brahmiwal village in Tarn Taran district. In a fit of rage, they opened fire, killing the girl and her mother-in-law and seriously injuring the boy.

While, the girl and mother-in-law Kuljit Kaur (50) died on the spot the groom, who tried to take on the attackers, ran away with serious gunshot injuries.

Narrating chain of events, Amarpreet said armed with a double-barrel gun, swords and sickles, Joginder Singh and seven other relatives of Gurleen barged into their Bahmniwala based residence around 1 am and attacked them while the family members were asleep.

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