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Priest murder case has taken a new turn on Monday. As the family members of priest has declared that till the time they don’t get justice they would not bury the body of a deceased. The family members have demanded the arrest of the culprits, else they will again come out on the roads to protest against the authorities for their failure to catch the murderer’s. It has increased the tension in the city and police officials are on their toes to trace the two bikers who shot at Priest of the Church.Moreover, Police Commissioner has formed special investigation team under the leadership of ADCP (Investigation) Gaganjot Singh to nab the culprits. This special team will investigate the matter deeply. On the other hand Punjab Government has declared to give Rupees 5 lakhs as compensation to the victim’s family and a government job to one of the family members.His son Rahul Masih said that his father was the in-charge of ‘The Temple of God Church’ in Slem Tabri locality. He had been living there for the last 30 years and had no enmity with anybody. All the family members are shocked that why anyone has shot him.It is pertinent to mention that on Saturday night, the Priest of a church was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants at Salem Tabri locality. The victim was identified as priest Sultan Masih. Two armed youths with their faces covered shot at the priest from a close range, police said.
CCTV was installed near Church where whole incident was caught. The CCTV Footage reveals that at the time of incident, Masih was standing outside the church and was talking to someone on his mobile phone. After that, he was rushed to DMC Hospital where doctors declared him brought dead which instigated his family members and other Christian Community to come out on the roads and protest on the National Highway on Sunday. They are demanding the arrest of culprits.On Sunday, people protested against this attack and blocked Ludhiana-Jalandhar highway. Heavy Police was deployed there to control the situation. Even Police stopped the entrance of people from Ladhowal due to which common people had to face lot of difficulties. The protest was lifted after the assurance of police commissioner to nab culprits.
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