Punjab: AAP Councillor Mohd Akbar Shot Dead At A Gym In Malerkotla

Despite the government trying its best to control the crimes, the rising criminal cases in Punjab is a matter of concern today, moreover with the murder of a councilor of the ruling party AAP. As per the news, Aam Aadmi Party’s Municipal Councillor Mohd Akbar was shot dead at a gym in Malerkotla, Punjab, on Sunday by two unidentified people.

A CCTV camera has captured the entire incident, showing Mohd Akbar going towards the attacker, and as he moved closer, the assailant pulled the gun and shot him dead. As stated by Malerkotla SSP Avneet Sidhu said, “The AAP councillor Mohd Akbar went to the gym for a workout where he was shot dead by two unidentified people. The investigation is in progress.”

A case has been filed under IPC Sections 302 and 34 of the IPC and Sections 25/54/59 of Arms Act in the matter and the police has started the investigation. The two unidentified shooters immediately ran away from the spot, however, the Punjab police is trying to trace them. 

Jamil Ur Rehman, the Aam Aadmi Party MLA from Malerkotla, has said that Mohammad Akbas was their party councillor and that he hopes the culprits would soon be arrested by the police. Mohd Akbar was earlier a councillor from the Congress party, but later joined the Aam Aadmi Party.

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