In an incident, a couple was killed when a recovery van hit the two-wheeler they were riding on the Moga-Ludhiana highway near Gulabi Bagh, Moga, at 2pm. The deceased were identified as Manjit Singh, 45, and his wife Charanjit Kaur, 43, of Kapure village in Moga district. The police have arrested the recovery van driver, Joginder Singh. The couple is survived by three daughters.
Investigation officer Balvir Singh said a case under Sections 279 (rash driving) and 304-A (causing death by negligence) of the IPC has been registered at the city police station, Moga. The post-mortem will be conducted on Friday.