A Punjab police constable shot at two kabaddi players injuring them seriously in Moga on July 19. Constable Paramdeep Singh fired six shots at Lakhwinder Singh and Varinder Singh. Police have filed an FIR against the absconding constable, Paramdeep Singh, for attempt to murder.

According to The Indian Express, Lakhwinder Singh (22) and Varinder Singh (23) were friends with Paramdeep for the past two years and the accused has recently developed an illicit affair with Lakhwinder’s sister-in-law.

Lakhwinder’s sister-in-law lives in Canada and  Paramdeep wanted to settle with her abroad. Lakhwinder had objected to

Varinder, who along with Lakhwinder has received three bullet injuries, accused Lakhwinder’s sister-in-law of offering Rs 20 lakh to the constable for “eliminating” them.

He also added that Paramdeep had earlier threatened us to implicate in a false drug smuggling case.

Varinder, who wanted to play in kabaddi league matches in Canada, has received bullet injuries in chest and is now hoping for a miracle to recover.

Moga SSP HS Pannu said the constable had used his private 0.32 bore revolver to attack the duo and an FIR under section 307 (Attempt to murder) and Arms Act has been  registered at Samalsar police station against the absconding constable.