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Son of head constable shot dead

Press Trust of India  |  Shimla 

A son of a head constable was shot dead by a group of assailants in Solan town, triggering protests by locals, police said today.

The assailants, who were in a car bearing a registration number, fired three shots at Lucky who was riding a motorcycle.

He was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.

Solan Deputy Commissioner, Rakesh Kanwar said the culprits have been tracked.

The incident triggered protest in the town and a mob gathered at the hospital where the victim was rushed to.

Additional District Magistrates (ADM), Sandeep Negi said a doctor on duty had sought police protection for the staff in view of the protests.

A case has been registered.

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First Published: Tue, August 08 2017. 12:07 IST