NIA register case to probe killing of RSS leader in Ludhiana

New Delhi: As per the information shared by the official, the National Investigation Agency (NIA) has registered a case to probe the killing of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosain in Ludhiana in Punjab, an official said on Friday.

The agency took over the case from Punjab Police following a Home Ministry order on Thursday, nearly a month after the state government decided to hand over the investigation to it.

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Gosain, 60, was returning home after attending a morning drill (RSS Shakha) when he was attacked by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in Ludhiana last month. He died on the spot while the attackers fled.

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh had decided to hand over the probe to the NIA while announcing Rs 5 lakh compensation for the deceased’s family and a government job for one of his progeny.

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