Shimla: In a sorrowful incident that occurred on the evening of Saturday, May 28 at Maglat near Rampur Bushahr in Shimla district killed Abhitej Sandhu (27).

The deceased identified as the grandnephew of martyr Bhagat Singh lost his life in a motorbike accident, when it skidded-off on Nation Highway (NH5).

Later he was admitted at Rampur hospital where he lost the battle and succumbed to his injuries on Sunday morning.

As per police reports, Abhitej Sandhu along with his friends was returning from Kaza on motorcycles. While Abhitej was on motorcycle (PB 65 AD 2517), his friends Gurpal Singh and Abhitesh were following him when the accident occurred.

Abhitej Sandhu was son of Abhay Sandhu and a resident of Mohali in Punjab. He was an alumnus of Lawrence School, Sanawar. His body was handed over to his father after the post mortem.