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    Father and Son Shot During Tragic Land Dispute in Punjab


    A land dispute turned deadly in the small town of Rajpura in last week, when a father and son were fatally shot during a heated confrontation over agricultural property. Dilbagh Singh and his son Jaswinder Singh were killed at their village of Chattar Nagar during a clash with another family faction that has long contested the ownership of a plot of farmland.

    According to reports, the two families have been engaged in an ongoing legal battle and arguments over rights to till the land for many years. Tensions are said to have risen recently as they continued to farm the same plot. On the fateful day, a violent altercation broke out between the two sides that tragically ended in firearms being discharged, claiming the lives of Dilbagh and Jaswinder. Two other individuals were also injured in the commotion and had to be rushed to hospital for medical care.

    Local law enforcement officials are now actively investigating the double murder and have not ruled out making arrests if sufficient evidence is found. Land and property disputes are unfortunately common in rural agricultural communities where borders and deeds are not always clearly defined. This sad incident serves as a reminder of how such differences, if left unresolved, can escalate into deadly violence that destroys lives and tears families apart. While the legal process runs its due course, people of goodwill everywhere hope this will prove the last of such tragedies in the region.

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