NRI shot dead in Rampura
Bathinda November 24:
A Dubai-based NRI, 50-year-old Buta Singh, was shot dead by unidentified assailants today morning at Rampura city. He had come to India on November 10 and was supposed to take a flight for Dubai today. He was an active property dealer of the city and had business interests in Dubai as well.
Buta Singh, along with his wife Jaswinder Kaur, had gone to pay obeisance at a gurdwara in Rampura city when some assailants fired four shots on the NRI from a very close range. Police said he died on the spot after two bullets hit his head and another two pierced into his stomach. According to his relatives, he was a contractor in Dubai and was also an active property dealer of Rampura.
He was living in the Farid Nagar locality of the city. He is survived by his wife, two sons and a daughter. His sons live in Dubai and were supposed to arrive today at Rampura. All the family members of the deceased had been to Dubai and his wife had come here around six months ago. The Rampura city SHO Karamjit Singh said that Buta Singh actually belonged to Thingar village of Rampura but had recently built a plush house in Rampura city.