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Indian-Origin Man Yuvraj Goyal Shot Dead in Canada

Yuvraj Goyal

In a heart-wrenching incident, Yuvraj Goyal, a 28-year-old Indian-origin man, was shot dead in Surrey, Canada. The tragedy unfolded on the morning of June 7 when police officers responded to reports of a shooting at his home. Here’s what we know about Yuvraj Goyal:

  1. Yuvraj Goyal Background and Arrival in Canada:

    • Yuvraj Goyal emigrated from Ludhiana, Punjab, to Canada in 2019 on a student visa.
    • Recently, he had obtained Canadian permanent resident status, marking a significant milestone in his journey.
  2. Career and Family:

    • Yuvraj worked as a sales executive at a car dealership in Surrey, British Columbia.
    • His family back in India was devastated by the news. Just moments before the tragic incident, Yuvraj had a chat with his mother over the phone.
  3. The Fatal Shooting of Yuvraj Goyal:

    • Yuvraj Goyal was shot outside his home shortly after returning from the gym.
    • His brother-in-law, Bawandeap, recounted the heartbreaking details: “He stepped out of his car, said goodnight to his mom back in India, then he was shot.”
    • The Surrey Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP) swiftly apprehended four suspects in connection with the murder.
  4. The Suspects:

    • The four individuals charged with first-degree murder are Manvir Basram (23), Sahib Basra (20), Harkirat Jhutty (23), and Keilon Francois (20).
    • All of them are residents of Surrey, except for Keilon Francois, who hails from Ontario.
  5. Investigation and Motive:

    • While initial evidence points to a targeted shooting, investigators are working diligently to uncover the motive behind the attack.
    • Notably, Yuvraj Goyal had no criminal record, leaving authorities puzzled about the reasons behind this tragic loss.

The loss of Yuvraj Goyal has left his family and friends shattered. As the investigation continues, the community mourns the untimely demise of a young man who “never had even a minor clash with anyone,” according to his grieving mother12. Our thoughts go out to his loved ones during this difficult time. May justice prevail, and may Yuvraj’s memory be a reminder of the need for peace and compassion in our world. 🙏🕊️

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