Chandigarh, Nov 18 (PTI) IAS officer Varun Roojam’s father-in-law was reportedly shot dead by unidentified persons near Rajpura in Punjab’s Patiala district Sunday, police said.

The bullet-ridden body of Swarn Singh (65) was found in his car, they said.

The incident took place at around 11:30 am near Uksi village. The victim was returning after paying obeisance at a Gurdwara, police said.

Patiala Deputy Superintendent of Police Sukhminder Singh Chauhan said Singh’s body had three gunshot marks.

He said the investigation was underway.

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