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Punjab youth shot dead in Canada, fear of target killing

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Indian man killed in Canada

A man of Indian origin has been shot dead in Surrey, Canada. The victim’s name is Yuvraj Goyal and he was a resident of Ludhiana, Punjab. Yuvraj Goyal came to Canada on a student visa in 2019 and recently acquired Canadian permanent resident status.

There is no such killing of Indian people in Canada. According to Indian government statistics, a total of 403 deaths of Indian students abroad have been reported since 2018. In which Canada is on top with 91 cases while Britain is second with 48 cases.

Who was Yuvraj Goyal?

28-year-old Yuvraj was working as a sales executive. His father Rajesh Goyal runs a timber business, while his mother Shakun Goyal is a homemaker. The Royal Canadian Mounted Police said that Yuvraj has no criminal record and that his motive for the killing is being investigated.

The incident happened at 8:46 a.m. on Friday, June 7, when police received a report of shots fired in the 900-block of 164th Street in Surrey, British Columbia. After reaching the spot, the officials found Yuvraj dead.

What did the police say about the murder?

In this matter, the Royal Canadian Police said that the reason behind Yuvraj’s murder is being investigated. Police have taken four suspects into custody. The names of the four suspects are – Manveer Basram (23), Sahib Basra (20), and Harkeerat Jhutti (23) of Surrey and Keilan Francois (20) of Ontario. All were charged Saturday with first-degree murder.

Nita Yadav

Nita Yadav

I am Nita Yadav, specializing in writing about politics and breaking national news. My focus is on delivering insightful and timely perspectives on these crucial topics, aiming to inform and engage my readers effectively.

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