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Ludhiana, February 17
Famous Punjabi actor and social activist Deep Sidhu died in a road accident on Tuesday. The accident happened at the Kundali-Manesar-Palwal Expressway.
His last rites were done yesterday, in the presence of the family members and hundreds of his supporters.
At Sonepat Civil Hospital, Deep Sidhu’s post-mortem was done. A board of three medical officers conducted Deep Sidhu’s autopsy.
As per the autopsy reports, Deep Sidhu died of a severe head injury.
Deep Sidhu’s uncle, Suba Singh reportedly said that apparently, it seems to be an accident. However, the family demands an inquiry into Deep’s death.
On Deep Sidhu’s brother’s demand, the Kharkhoda police has filed a case against the truck driver for rash and negligent driving. The case has been registered under sections 279 and 304 of the Indian Penal Code.
SP’s take on Deep Sidhu’s death
Sonepat SP Rahul Sharma said that a team of police officials went to the spot and recreated the crime scene. Further, he said, “After discussions with the doctors and the co-passenger Reena Rai, it looks like a case of rash driving.”
Hundreds of supporters reach for his last rites
Deep Sidhu’s body was kept at his younger brother Mandeep Singh’s house in Threeke village. That is where his last rites were done. Hundreds of Deep Sidhu’s supporters from different parts of Punjab and even from Haryana, visited Threeke.