Chandigarh: A bar manager has been shot dead by a drunk policeman in Bathinda. Bohad Singh, posted at Sangrur Central Jail as Deputy Superintendent, had an altercation with the manager over payment for liquor.
In a fit of rage, Singh whipped out his personal revolver and fired shots at the manager, Rajeev Kumar, who died on the spot. The firing incident took place in broad daylight, near the busy interstate bus terminus, has sent shockwaves among the locals.
According to an eye witness, before shooting the manager, the jail official aimed his weapon at two other bar employees and pulled the trigger. However, the revolver did not fire on these occasions.
Singh then fired at the manager. A bullet pierced his head, killing him on the spot. He then managed to flee with his weapon. A hunt has been launched to nab him. He was reportedly on leave on Tuesday. Singh used to frequent the bar.