Latest News:

General News

Gurdaspur Shiv Sena leader Harminder Soni shot at by Sikh youth

April 12, 2015 | By

Gurdaspur, Punjab: A Sikh youth reportedly shot at Gurdaspur Shiv Sena leader Harminder Soni this morning. As per initial reports Harminder Soni was shot at around 8:30 am after he finished a volleyball game at Fish Park Gurdaspur.

Latest Update:

Khanna Sikh Youth shot at Gurdaspur Shiv Sena leader Harminder Soni: says Police

Source told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that a young Sikh came close to Harminder Soni and asked him if he was Soni. After the Shiv Sena leader affirmed his identity the youth fired at him with a desi fire weapon. Shiv Sena leader was accompanied by his four gunmen when he was attacked.

Shiv Sena leader Harminder Soni shot at in Gurdaspur.

Shiv Sena leader Harminder Soni shot at in Gurdaspur.

Harminder Soni has survived the attack. He was operated at a Hospital and the bullet as removed from his body. Sources said that he was out of danger now.

Though the police remains tight lipped about the incident sources told SSN that as per initial information the Sikh youth who attacked Harminder Soni hails from Khanna area and he was staying at Gurdwara Burj Sahib in Dhariwal for some time.

Sikh youth who attacked Shiv Sena leader being apprehended by police

Sikh youth who attacked Shiv Sena leader being apprehended by police

After Soni was attacked his gunmen opened fire in the air and chased the attacker, who was reportedly apprehended about half a kilometre away from the spot. He was later handed over to the police.

The police is expected to hold a press conference this evening about the incident.

There are reports that the concerned youth had raised a ‘Bole So Nihal’ slogan before firing at Harminder Soni, however there are unconfirmed reports that he also raised ‘Khalistan Zindabad’ slogan.

Also Read Next Update:

 Shiv Sena calls for Gurdaspur shutdown on April 13

Harminder Soni is a local leader of Shiv Sena who also accused in an attack on some Sikh youth on March 28, 2012 during Punjab Bandh call given by Sikh organisations to protest against proposed hanging of Sikh political prisoner Balwant Singh Rajoana.

Harinder Soni was also considered responsible for situation that had led to police firing on a peaceful Sikh protest on March 29, 2012. It is notable that Sikh sangat were holding a peaceful protest in Gurdaspur on March 29, 2012 demanding police action against Harminder Soni and other Shiv Sena activists for beating up Sikh youth and removing their turbans. But instead of taking action against Shiv Sena leaders the police had opened fire on peaceful assembly of Sikh youth. A young Sikh student Jaspal Singh of village Chaur Sidhwan was killed in police firing while another Sikh youth Ranjit Singh was seriously injured.

READ this news in Punjab (on Our Punjabi news website):


To Get Sikh Siyasat News Alerts via WhatsApp:

(1) Save Our WhatsApp Number 0091-855-606-7689 to your phone contacts; and
(2) Send us Your Name via WhatsApp. Click Here to Send WhatsApp Message Now.

Sikh Siyasat is on Telegram Now. Subscribe to our Telegram Channel

Related Topics: ,

Leave a Reply