Harmanjot Singh Wiki – Harmanjot Singh Bio
Harmanjot Singh was a resident of Bhattal village and was staying with his maternal aunt. Gamdur Singh Brar shot dead his nephew Harmanjot and seriously injured his wife Satvir Kaur Brar in Edmonton at the weekend.
He has been charged with first-degree murder and attempted murder.
He was 19 years old.
Harmanjot Singh Shot And Killed
Harmanjot Singh Bhattal came to Canada in December 2018 on a study visa from Bhattal village of Barnala district in Punjab. The only son of his parents, Bhattal, studied at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology (NAIT) and was staying with his maternal aunt.
The accused reportedly fought with his wife. He consequently opened fire at the vehicle in which his wife was traveling with Bhattal. After injuring Bhattal and Satvir, Gamdur fled from the spot.
The incident took place in the Sherwood Park area of Edmonton just after 6.30 a.m. on Friday.
Soon after, officers of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police reached. Bhattal succumbed to gunshot wounds before paramedics could get the spot. The woman was rushed to the hospital, where she remains critical. The accused wanted to kill her, but his 19-year-old nephew became the victim.
Gamdur Singh Brar Arrested
The police had later arrested the accused, and he was presented before the court, where he was denied bail. The next hearing of the case is scheduled for June 12.
Meanwhile, a ‘GoFundMe’ campaign has been launched to raise money to send the body of Bhattal to India.
Avtar Singh said the incident took place during a domestic quarrel between Harmanjot’s maternal aunt and her husband. “When Harmanjot intervened, his uncle Gamdoor Singh opened fire killing him on the spot, while his aunt Satvir Kaur was rushed to a hospital. Gamdoor has been arrested,” said Avtar.
“We have been shattered. Our relatives are trying to bring his body back home,” he added.