A prominent businessman of shot himself at Virk village in Goraya in Jalandhar in the wee hours of Wednesday. He succumbed to his injuries at a Jalandhar hospital on Wednesday afternoon. The family owns Guru Nanak Auto Enterprise.
Forty-year-old Gurinder Singh Sehra allegedly shot himself with his licensed revolver at around 2 am at their house at Virk village. The family owns a factory and a farmhouse in the village.
He is survived by wife, two minor children and parents.
According to police, the family heard the gunshot and rushed Gurinder to a private hospital in Phagwara, where he was referred to Johal hospital in Jalandhar.
The doctors at the Jalandhar hospital said Gurinder was in a critical condition and couldn’t be saved even after a marathon surgery. The bullet had pierced his head.
While no suicide note was found, sources claimed Gurinder took the extreme step following a family feud. However, Goraya SHO Hardeep Singh Mann said that according to the family, Gurinder was in depression for months and had taken to drinking heavily.