In an untoward incident in Punjab's Moga district, a local Congress leader identified as Baljinder Singh Balli was shot dead at his residence on Monday. It has been reported that some unknown assailants barged into the house and opened fire. A CCTV footage of the incident has emerged on social media.
As per media reports, Balli was the Congress block president in Ajitwal.
CCTV footage of #Congress party's Ajitgarh block president's murder in #Moga district. A shooter can be seen opening fire on Baljinder Singh Bali. He sustained two bullet injuries on chest & stomach. pic.twitter.com/J08cVf7pGk— Parteek Singh Mahal (@parteekmahal) September 18, 2023
About the incident
As per media reports, the Congress leader Baljinder Singh Balli, was getting his haircut done when he got a call from an unknown person who allegedly requested him to sign some documents.
The Congress leader left his home upon receiving the call assuming it to be a routine matter and that was the time when two bike-borne assailants fired upon Balli before fleeing the scene leaving him critically injured..
Balli was immediately rushed to a nearby hospital where he succumbed to his injuries during treatment.
Local authorities were alerted to the incident, and the police have launched an investigation.a
Khalistani terrorist takes resonsibility
A Canada-based Khalistani terrorist, Arsh Dpalla, took responsibility for the murder in a detailed Facebook post.
In his post, Dalla alleged that Baljinder Singh Balli had ruined his future and forced him into the gangster culture.
He also mentioned that the Congress leader was behind his mother's police custody, which motivated him to seek revenge.
Arsh Dalla is a listed terrorist and wanted by the National Investigative Agency (NIA). He has been operating from Canada for the last three to four years and has been involved in many terrorist killings in Punjab.