The news of firing on Santokh Singh Sukh, father of popular Punjabi film actress Shahnaz Gill, has come to light. According to reports, when his security guards went to the washroom in Amritsar’s Jandiala Guru area on Saturday evening, they were attacked. The incident happened near a Dhaba in Gurudaspuruya. It is also worth noting that Santokh Singh had recently joined the Bharatiya Janata Party.

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Shehnaaz’s father’s life narrowly escaped

According to the statement given to the police, two people came on a bike and stopped near their car. Seeing the opportunity, he started firing and the vehicle was fired four times. According to the information, the driver of Santokh Singh was present in the vehicle at the time of the incident. Santokh’s life was narrowly saved in this incident.

Shehnaz became popular with Bigg Boss

Shahnaz Gill is a superstar of Punjabi films and gained popularity in North India through the reality TV show Bigg Boss. For some time, Shahnaz was constantly in the headlines. As far as Shahnaz’s father Santosh Singh is concerned, after joining BJP recently, he was going to attend an event when he was attacked.

The attackers fled after throwing bricks

Santosh said that hearing the sound of gunfire, his security personnel ran and started throwing bricks at the attackers. After this, in a hurry, he ran away from there. Jandiala Guru informed the police immediately and a team of police reached the spot. According to a report, the police said not to register a case in this regard.

Police refused to register FIR

Harpreet Singh, station officer of Jandiala Guru police station said that four bullet shells have been recovered from the spot. “After a preliminary investigation, the matter was found to be somewhat suspicious and hence further investigation is being done,” he said. The officer said that his security was withdrawn recently as he has several criminal cases registered against him.

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Police gave this reasoning behind the attack

The police suspect that Sukh’s complaint of firing may have been aimed at withdrawing police protection. According to a TV9 report, SSP Dehat told that there are 9 criminal cases registered against Santokh Singh Sukh in different police stations due to which his security was withdrawn.