Mohali:Over one dozen persons attacked an ex-Army officer-turned-advocate and his family in Sohana on Sunday. Advocate Karnail Singh Baidwan and his daughter-in-law Kulwinder Kaur were injured in the attack.
According to information provided by Karnail Singh on Sunday, Dalbir Singh and Didar Singh, along with more than a dozen persons attacked him and his family members over a land dispute.
The victim said the accused came with a JCB machine to his plot of land in Sohana, near Girls Senior Secondary School, on Sunday morning. They demolished their gate and entered the premises. When the family opposed them, the accused attacked them.
Karnail Singh Baidwan and his daughter-in-law Kulwinder Kaur got injured in the attack. Kulwinder Kaur was discharged after first aid in a hospital, whereas Karnail Singh is admiited to the Civil Hospital, Phase 6.
In the meantime, advocates have declared a one-day strike in Mohali and Chandigarh courts against the attack.
It is pertinent to mention here that the land is disputed and a case is pending in the High Court.
“They told me that they have won the case. When I demanded a copy of the judgment, they attacked us,” alleged Karnail Singh.
Investigation Officer ASI Balbir Singh said the accused were absconding. “We are investigating the matter and a case will be registered against the accused soon,” he added.