The daughter of a Punjab Police officer, who was shot dead by a ruling Shiromani Akali Dal leader in full public view on Wednesday, said she would kill the accused if he is brought in front of her.
"Bring him before me. I will shoot and kill him like he did to my helpless father. No one came to help us as he (the accused) attacked us," the daughter of slain assistant sub-inspector (ASI) Ravinder Pal Singh said here on Thursday.
ASI Ravinder Pal Singh was allegedly shot dead by Ranjit Singh Rana, a general secretary of the Amritsar district Akali Dal, and his accomplices in Chheharta area on outskirts of the city after he objected to his daughter being subjected their harassment Wednesday. Rana had been stalking the ASI's daughter for the last few days.
Sobbing continuously, the victim said that no one from the public came to help her and her father as Rana continued to shoot and assault them.
"After he shot at my father with his rifle, my father collapsed. Rana then hit me and I fell on my father. He kept kicking and hitting us in full public glare. I cried and pleaded for help but everyone ran away. Even when the ambulance came, I had to lift my father into it as no one came to help me," she said.
Image: On left: File photo of SAD (B) leader Ranjit Singh Rana who along with a accomplice allegedly shot dead police ASI Ravinder Pal Singh in Amritsar on Wednesday. On right: File photo of police ASI Ravinder Pal Singh.