In a spine chilling act, a drug officer working for Punjab government’s Food and Drugs Administration was shot dead in her office. According to reports, she was murdered by a chemist whose license she had cancelled a decade ago.
The deceased who has been identified as Dr. Neha Shoree was the Zonal Licensing Officer with the Drug and Food Chemical Laboratory in Mohali’s Kharar.
The accused has been identified as Balwinder Singh, a chemist whose license she had cancelled a decade ago.
The accused arrived at the FDA office on his motorbike around 10.30 AM. After which he entered Dr. Neha Shoree’s office, shooting her twice and screaming “Happy Holi”.
The accused tried to run away but was besieged by people. As he realised that he has no chance to flee, the accused took out the revolver and shot himself in chest and head.
The accused is currently undergoing treatment in Chandigarh and is taken into police custody for further investigation.