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Punjab cop shot dead on Jalandhar-Phagwara Highway

April 01, 2013 11:06 IST

An assistant sub-inspector of Punjab Police was shot dead by unidentified assailants on Jalandhar-Phagwara Highway late on Sunday night. According to television reports, ASI Gurdev Singh was shot as he signalled a car to stop on the highway.

Singh was in night patrolling duty when the incident took place.

The incident comes just two days after a Punjab police sub-inspector was thrashed to death by occupants of a truck who refused to clear a road for VIP movement.

Source: ANI