International Kabaddi player Sandeep Nangal Ambian has been shot dead during an ongoing match in Malian village in Jalandhar, Punjab on Monday.
Sandeep hailed from Ambian village, he was killed by unidentified assailants during a Kabaddi Cup at Malian village in Jalandhar at 6 PM.
Jalandhar (Rural) Deputy Superintendent of Police (Nakodar) Lakhwinder Singh confirmed the report. Police suspect eight to ten bullets were pumped into the Kabaddi player. They said a further investigation was underway.
Sandeep ruled the Kabaddi world for more than a decade and played very well in Canada, the USA, the UK, other than in Punjab.
He grew up playing the sport and started his career playing state-level matches and was known as ‘Gladiator’ by his fans.