Ponty Chadha's bid to take possession of farmhouse led to shooting
Hardeep was not at the farmhouse at the time of the incident and was in a meeting in Noida.
It was also alleged that Ponty had allegedly asked his men to paint the nameplate carrying Hardeep's name at the farmhouse entrance.
Before noon yesterday, the official said, Ponty had called Namdhari to take a round of the farmhouse.
Hardeep also got to know about Ponty's men taking possession of the farmhouse and he abruptly ended the meeting to rush to the spot, the official said.
Ponty along with the Commission member and Hardeep reached the farmhouse almost at the same time. Ponty's men had then opened the gate.
In a fit of rage, the official claimed, Hardeep allegedly opened fire, with bullets first hitting Ponty's guard Narender and then Ponty himself. He also fired at Ponty's SUV with his licenced 9-mm pistol.
Then the guards from both sides opened fire, the official said adding the PSOs given to the brothers by Punjab Police were not involved in the firing.
The official said one of those questioned told police that Sachin Tyagi, the PSO of the Commission member, opened fire in retaliation.
However, investigators said Tyagi, who was one of those questioned, tried to save Sukhdev and in the process, he had to open fire. "He opened fire in self defence and save the protectee," the official said.
"We are questioning people. Call records are also being
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