ASI cremated after son returns from Australia

The body of ASI Ravinderpal Singh was on Friday cremated after his son Navpreet Singh returned from Australia.

The ASI's daughter Robanjit and Navpreet jointly lit the pyre in the outskirts of Rampura village.

The only prominent leaders from SAD who attended the cremation were Attari MLA Gulzar Singh Ranike and party leader Vir Singh Lopoke.

While a number of Congress leaders from the region were among those who attended the cremation, BJP was represented by Dr Navjot Kaur Sidhu, Laxmi Kanta Chawla and Mayor Bakshi Ram Arora.

Navpreet, who works in a factory in Australia, said he learnt about the death of his father through a media report.

His family had initially told him that his father was in a critical condition, following which, he left for India.

Responding to a media query, Navpreet said his sister will join as a sub-inspector in the Punjab Police.

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